Winter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant winter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, atmospheric and dark films and TV shows about / with winter, snow, survival, murder, danger, escapades, forest, wilderness, death and isolation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
winter movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as winter: Journey to the Christmas Star (2012), Frozen (2010), Mountain Men (2014), 30 Days of Night (2007), Snowpiercer (2013), The Frozen Ground (2013), Avalanche (1978), Secret of the Wings (2012), Into the White (2012), The Snowman (2017).

List of winter movies

Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, winter, curses spells and rituals, friendship, danger, star, evil witch, long lost daughter, king ...
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Frozen (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three skiers are stranded on a chairlift and forced to make life-or-death choices that prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, isolation, youth, frostbite, ski lift, wilderness, skiing, forces of nature, vacation, buddies, ski resort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mountain Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mountain Men is a comedy/drama that follows two estranged brothers, Toph and Cooper, as they journey to a remote family cabin in the mountains to evict a squatter. Buried resentment and bruised egos soon derail the plan and when the smoke clears ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, disturbing, humorous
Plot: survival, wilderness, snow, wedding, winter, mountain, sibling relationship, family, brother brother relationship, injury, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, homecoming ...
Place: canada, british columbia
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30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, fear, supernatural, survival, gory, winter, sunrise, isolation, violence, brutality, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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: futuristic, suspenseful, thought provoking, surreal, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, resistance, survival, social differences, society, train, snow, social class, vestiges of humanity, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Frozen Ground (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, kidnapping, hunting, psychopath, pimp, drug overdose, strip club, winter, prostitute, confession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: alaska, usa, boston
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Avalanche (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, avalanche, snow, snowmobile, ski resort, ambulance, survival, danger, winter, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
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Secret of the Wings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, friendship, adventure, winter, in the woods, escapades, female protagonist, family, imaginary, friends, cold ...
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Into the White (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Into the White is an anti-war movie. High above the harsh Norwegian wilderness, English and German pilots shoot each other to the ground after a violent chance encounter. Isolated, they must fight to survive the brutal winter. Though war has made ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: air disaster, survival, war, wilderness, isolation, foe turned friend, confined, aerial combats, danger, winter, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, melancholic, suspense
Plot: police investigation, police detective, serial killer, murder, snowman, missing person, clue, missing woman, based on a novel, snow, winter, decapitation ...
Time: year 1945, year 1989, year 2006, 2000s, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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6 Below (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival....
Style: suspense, suspenseful, based on true events, rough, disturbing
Plot: survival, drug addiction, wilderness, hockey player, amputee, snow, flashback, ends with biographical notes, winter, snowboard, lost, rocky mountains ...
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A Night Before Christmas (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Funny story about how on Christmas Eve in the Ukrainian village of beguiled the devil and how mighty Vakula managed to overcome evil spirits, and to take his bride to the king's slippers. A screen adaptation of Nikolai Gogol "The Night ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: witch, love, blacksmith, night, village, winter, demon, pride and honor, couple relations, proposal, wooing, destiny ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, saint petersburg
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Sympathy Seeker (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A Christmas story, almost a fairy tale. An ordinary Russian girl brought up without a father could not even think that one fine day she would find him. And who could suppose that three "fathers" at once would pretend to the role?
Style: atmospheric, sincere, compassionate
Plot: search for father, orphan, new year, winter, father daughter reunion, family values, father daughter relationship, destiny, parents and children, family relations, champagne, train ...
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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, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, survival, race against time, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, danger, family in danger, deadly, husband wife relationship, geologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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Cold Pursuit (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Norway, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nels Coxman's quiet life comes crashing down when his beloved son dies under mysterious circumstances. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge as he seeks coldblooded justice against a drug lord and his inner circle.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, harsh
Plot: revenge, drug dealer, winter, child murder, life turned upside down, coldhearted, cleaner, target, mafia, vigilante, drug cartel, drug lord ...
Place: colorado
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Edge of Winter (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
Plot: winter, stranded, psychological thriller, parent child relationship, starting a fire, mentally unstable, dead deer, weekend, beer can, suv, divorced parents, cabin in the woods ...
Place: canada
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Demons of War (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A detachment of the Polish IFOR forces in Bosnia is led by Major Keller, who is being investigated for insubordination during a patrol in Srebrenica. The investigation is to be led by two arriving officers - Lieutenant Czacki and Major Kusz who will ...
Plot: helicopter, village, winter, sniper, army, atrocity, murder, rape
Place: bosnia herzegovina
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Numb (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Husband and wife, Will and Dawn, are in financial crisis after learning the job Will was counting on to salvage their financial future has disappeared in the midst of a market collapse. They set out to drive home on the winter highway back to their ...
Plot: winter, wilderness, treasure, gold, treasure map, poisoned drink, gold coin, snowmobile, digging, hospital bed, cabin, hit with a rock ...
Place: canada
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Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by fate, to undertake a heroic quest. He must save the beautiful Princess Lily and defeat the ...
Style: gothic, stylized, serious, fairy tale, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: warrior, elf, sorcerer, good versus evil, magic, devil, mythology, witch, rescue, princess, skeleton, underwater ...
Time: 80s
Place: dungeon
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Snow (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "Snow" is a film for the choice, betrayal and forgiveness between brothers and sons, narrated on the background of the harsh reality in an abandoned place.
Plot: winter, snow, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship
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Crimson Winter (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Humans massacred their race, wrote them out of history, and pushed them into myth... Now in the midst of a Vampire civil war, an exiled Vampire prince has escaped into the mountains of the new America, building a hidden army for revenge against his ...
Style: dark
Plot: forest, winter, vampire, darkness, prophecy, tragedy, humanity, oracle, sword and sorcery
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Lone Wolf (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A struggling rock band and other college students cope with the trials and tribulations of their young lives and find themselves in the role of determining what exactly is behind the recent full-moon killings which have been attributed to wild dogs.
Plot: rock band, heavy metal, winter, werewolf, splatter, murder, high school, decapitation, gore, costume party, police, heart in hand ...
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I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sociopath, teenager, adolescence, embalming, winter, thanksgiving, gps, hunt down, supernatural, teenage hero ...
Place: minnesota, midwest
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Silver Fang 1 (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Silver Fang is the story of the incredible bear puppy Silver. The old man, Takeda Gohie, coach Silver. One day meetings Silver some wild dogs in the mountains, which recruits willing fighting dogs that will be in the showdown against the bear, ...
Plot: dog, bear, winter, orphan, scar, fight, bow, puppy, cartoon dog, talking dog, arrow, mountain ...
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The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the dead of winter, Kat and Rose, two very different girls, find themselves spending winter break at their prestigious prep school. What they don't know is that Kat is being stalked by an evil entity, and their lives are about to change ...
Plot: winter, possession, boarding school, exorcism, furnace, decapitation, murder, good samaritan, loneliness, exorcist, demonic possession, stabbing ...
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The Oxbow Cure (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Oxbow Cure is a winter tale of Lena, a middle-aged woman who has recently been diagnosed with a life-altering disease. In an attempt to come to terms with her transforming body, she leaves her home in the city for a new life in remote northern ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: grief, snow, forest, lake, spider, sauna, winter, alone, cottage, spring, healing, monster ...
Place: canada
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Treasure State (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this family-friendly adventure, two teens must put their rivalry aside and join forces to stop notorious bandits and survive the brutal wilderness known as the Treasure State.
Plot: family feud, treasure, winter, chase, snow, plane crash
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Shut In (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A widowed child psychologist lives in an isolated existence in rural New England. When caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: single parent, murder, doctor, psychologist, nightmare, storm, isolation, missing child, winter, family problems, child illness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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Pod (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A family intervention goes horrifically awry within the snowy confines of an isolated lake house.
Plot: ex soldier, paranoia, dog, house, basement, lake, sibling, winter, road trip, rifle, drinking alcohol, snow ...
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The Last Broadcast (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, dark ...
Plot: murder, danger, investigation, winter, microphone, snow, live broadcast, phone booth, camp, evidence, internet, handheld camera ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
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