Avalanche movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant avalanche movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, entertaining and humorous films and TV shows about / with avalanche, snow, winter, danger, mountain, catastrophe, survival, escapades, suspense and disaster plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
avalanche movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as avalanche: Avalanche (1978), The Ice Road (2021), Ice Quake (2010), Ice Queen (2005), Force Majeure (2014), Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004), Downhill (2020), Nanga Parbat (2010), Cliffhanger (1993), Extreme Ops (2002).

List of avalanche movies

Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, avalanche, catastrophe, rescue, natural disaster, ski, ski resort, adaptation, winter, survival, snow, hospital ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
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The Ice Road (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, an ice road driver must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: cold, mine, suspense, truck driver, avalanche, rescue, mission, ice, self sacrifice, life risking, struggle for survival, snow ...
Time: 2020s
Place: canada, north dakota
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Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, apocalyptic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, avalanche, forces of nature, disaster, save the world, winter, survival, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, family in danger, natural disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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Ice Queen (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While transporting a unique female species from the Pleistocene Age, a.k.a. Ice Age, a military convoy is attacked and the sample is abducted. The creature called "Ice Queen" should be conserved in cryogenic state, otherwise she would ...
Plot: avalanche, witch, frozen body, snow, creature feature, suspense, female nudity, sex, mutant, snowboarding, ski resort, ice ...
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Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: tense, art house, neurotic, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: family vacation, vacation gone wrong, passive aggressive behavior, marital strife, marriage, avalanche, ski resort, introspection, spoiled girl, nervous breakdown, ski, swedish ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scandinavia, alps
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Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, rescue, race against time, save the day, catastrophe, mountain, heroes, adventurer, escapades, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
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Downhill (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: avalanche, husband wife relationship, marital problem, family relations, vacation, lie, ski resort, love, winter, marital crisis, family vacation, mountain ...
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Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
Style: captivating, factual, psychological, tense, disturbing
Plot: mountaineer, climbing, mountain climbing, rock climbing, mountain, disaster, expedition, brother brother relationship, winter, team, frostbite, avalanche ...
Place: himalaya, pakistan
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Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, intense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, adult
Plot: heist, climbing, rocky mountains, mountain climbing, mountain, rock climbing, rescue, hostage, villain, suspense, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado
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Extreme Ops (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While filming an advertisement, some extreme sports enthusiasts unwittingly stop a group of terrorists.
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: extreme sports, terrorism, chase, suspense, avalanche, isolation, rivalry, save the day, leadership, on the run, buddies, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
Place: austria, europe, former yugoslavia, san francisco
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Everest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, inter cultural
Plot: mountain, survival, climbing, human spirit, forces of nature, rebelliousness, hopes, escapades, heroes, journalism, journey, mountain climbing ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: mount everest, canada, nepal
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Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Idaho, an estranged couple are trapped in a blizzard while on vacation just before Christmas.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: christmas, survival, wilderness, stranded, search and rescue, husband wife relationship, escapades, hopes, couple relations, estrangement, forces of nature, against the odds ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, 21st century
Place: idaho
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2307: Winter's Dream (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 2307, a future soldier is sent on a mission to hunt down the leader of the humanoid rebellion.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: post apocalypse, reluctant hero, humanoid, near death experience, avalanche, human versus robot, humanity in peril, future dystopia, cold, winter, vestiges of humanity, murder ...
Time: future, 24th century
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Let It Snow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ukraine, Georgia, Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Separated from her fiance after sneaking onto a restricted slope, Mia, a free riding snowboarder, must survive not only against nature, but the masked snowmobile rider in black who's out for her blood.
Style: captivating, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: stranded, maniac, suspense, survival horror, survival, winter, struggle for survival, snow, making love, avalanche, closeup of eyes, fiance fiancee relationship ...
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North Face (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: North Face tells the story of two German climbers Toni Kurz and Andreas Hinterstoisser and their attempt to scale the deadly North Face of the Eiger.
Style: touching, exciting, serious, captivating, breathtaking ...
Plot: climbing, mountain climbing, mountaineer, disaster, mountain, adventurer, survival, wehrmacht, rivalry, forces of nature, man versus nature, nature ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, germany, alps, swiss alps, bavaria
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Christmas in the Wilds (2021)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Buck and Jessica's merry little Christmas together takes a dangerous turn when their journey through the wild turns into a battle for survival.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: christmas, struggle for survival, family relations, love affair, couple relations, man versus nature, couples, cold, wildlife, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance ...
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Kitz (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Seeking revenge on the girl she blames for her brother's death, a Kitzbühel waitress infiltrates the glitzy world of a group of wealthy Munich teens.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, tragic
Plot: gay, resort, revenge, ski resort, rich, relationship problems, avalanche, tragedy, teenager, truth, interracial relations, gay love ...
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K2 (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: climbing, mountain climbing, mountain, mountaineer, survival, nature, winter, disaster, snow, rock climbing, suspense, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, seattle, usa, middle east, pakistan
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Alive (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager ...
Style: realistic, emotional, inspirational, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, air disaster, disaster, stranded, starvation, cannibalism, death, airplane accident, mountain, snow, human spirit, airplane ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: andes mountains, chile, uruguay, south america, latin america
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Last Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, vacation, love and romance, female protagonist, holiday, human nature, hotel, cooking, african american, food, chef, spa ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, new orleans, czech republic, new jersey, austria ...
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Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, feel good, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, courage, wolf, animals, rivalry, goose, daring rescue, dog sled, against the odds, wilderness, cartoon wolf, alienation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: alaska, usa
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Monster Family 2 (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: To free Baba Yaga and Renfield from the clutches of Monster Hunter Mila Starr, the Wishbone Family once more transforms into a Vampire, Frankenstein's Monster, a Mummy and a Werewolf. Aided and abetted by their three pet bats, our Monster ...
Style: colourful, funny, thought provoking, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: happy ending, family relations, transformation, frankenstein's monster, vampire, monster, parents and children, suspense, magical power, avalanche, monster hunter, wedding ...
Place: scotland, himalaya, transylvania
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inventor Flint Lockwood creates a machine that makes clouds rain food, enabling the down-and-out citizens of Chewandswallow to feed themselves. But when the falling food reaches gargantuan proportions, Flint must scramble to avert disaster. Can he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, 3d animation, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: food, inventor, father son relationship, nerd, mad scientist, small town, greed, natural disaster, parents and children, save the world, friendship, weatherman ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s, 21st century
Place: china, egypt, london, paris france, new york ...
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Blood Tracks (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A film crew producing a rock music video decides to shoot at an abandoned factory above the snow line. When an avalanche strands them, a murderous family living in the factory attacks and kills many of them.
Style: slasher, bloody
Plot: rock and roll, serial killer, monster, teenager, fashion model, winter, cannibal, domestic violence, single mother, factory, cannibalism, avalanche ...
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New Year's Day (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two 17-year-old boys mark the new year by doing twelve dangerous but exciting tasks set for them by their friends.
Plot: gay, avalanche, gay interest, alienation, tragedy, suicide, social worker, junkie, male virgin, bank robbery, arson, loss of friend ...
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xXx (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just ...
Style: rough, entertaining, exciting, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids, manly, teens
Plot: undercover, secret agents, chase, lone hero, spy, escapades, gunfight, heroic mission, extreme sport, tough heroes, espionage, mission ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, washington d.c., california, czech republic ...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, chase, sewer, mutant, master warrior, news reporter, supernatural, vigilante, superhero, nunchaku, heroes, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, year 2014, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, allegory, tense, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, train, distopia, survival, future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, social differences, winter, class struggle, society, snow ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, year 2014, 2010s ...
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Avalanche Sharks (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of skiers are terrorized during spring break by some sharks that swim through the snow. Avalanche Sharks tells the story of a bikini contest that turns into a horrifying affair when it is hit by a shark avalanche.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, shark attack, shark, skiing, monster, killer shark, absurdism, snow, creature feature, curse, group of friends, winter ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: canada
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Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, surreal, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: suspense, memory, virtual reality, alternate reality, dream, subconscious, architecture, existentialism, fictional reality, mind control, imagination, lucid dream ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, new york, kenya ...
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