Cold weather movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cold weather movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, bleak, exciting and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with cold weather, snow, survival, death, danger, betrayal, winter, storytelling, mentor and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, War and History genres shot in USA, Russia, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cold weather: The High Frontier (2016), Viking (2016), The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988), Edge of Winter (2016), Northern Exposure (1990), Siberia (2018), The Ascent (1977), Dersu Uzala (1975), Stalingrad (1993), Union of Salvation (2019).

List of cold weather movies

The High Frontier (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.
Style: compassionate, disturbing, exciting, tense, bleak
Plot: cold weather, father son relationship, mountain, mountain cabin, survival, car accident, family in danger, illegal immigrant, isolated place, wilderness, cold, gunshot wound ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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Viking (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The early Middle Ages. A time of heavy swords and dark blood law. The ruling clan is in discord. The guilt for the accidental death of the brother has fallen on the Grand Duke. According to the law, revenge must be taken by the younger brother, a ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, factual, based on true events
Plot: cold weather, murder, viking, christian, sex scene, dysfunctional family, betrayal, fratricide, russian history, revenge, heroes, crimes ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: ukraine, russia
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The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1953, the year Stalin died, many prisoners (some political, but mostly common criminals) were released from the Soviet Gulags. This is the story of a remote settlement which was under attack by a bunch of these recently-released blood-thirsty ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, cold weather, village life, injustice, village, good versus evil, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, fighting crime, down on your luck, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1953
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr, siberia
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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.
Style: psychological thriller, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: winter, child in peril, cold weather, stranded, parent child relationship, survival, male bonding, mentally unstable, father son relationship, divorced parents, brother brother relationship, male friendship ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
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Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, opposites attract, small town, cold weather, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, doctors and patients, misfit, medical school, graduation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
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Siberia (2018)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A diamond trader travels to Russia to arrange a sale. When his partner goes missing (along with the gems), the diamond trader winds up disappearing to Siberia. There, he begins a relationship with a local cafe owner, only to have his past soon catch ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, romantic, tense
Plot: cold weather, missing person, gem, american abroad, love at first sight, deal, uncover truth, love story, criminal underworld, puppet, forgery, missing in action ...
Place: russia, siberia, st. petersburg russia
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The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, betrayal, village, partisan, graphic violence, atrocity, death sentence, wartime life, captivity, war, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, europe
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Dersu Uzala (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, touching, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, human spirit, wilderness, survival, cold weather, nature, russian soldier, tiger, culture clash, imperialism, respect, adventurer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: siberia, russia, japan, tokyo
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Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, nazism, german, survival, starvation, russian, military life, battles, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1943, year 1942
Place: russia, europe, italy, germany, poland ...
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Union of Salvation (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Russian troops occupied Paris. Russia became the first power in the world. Now everything seems possible. Young winners, guards officers, are sure that equality and freedom will come - here and now. For this they are ready to sacrifice everything - ...
Style: suspense, realistic, exciting, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: russian empire, rebellion, army, czar, russian revolution, power struggle, military officer, riot, cold weather, pledge of allegiance, revolt, confined ...
Place: russia
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Siberian Exile (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An epic tale of Poles, Ukrainians, Jews who are deported to Russia. Their fate is shown from the perspective of a young boy Staszek, who goes to Siberia with his family and neighbors from a small village in the eastern Polish borderlands. Together ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspense, thought provoking, touching
Plot: russian, fall in love, getting home, stupidity, world war two, hard labor, death of wife, death of mother, collaboration, amnesty, suppression, cold weather ...
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
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The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, 2d animation, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, friends, friendship, best friends, family, misfit, heroes, dinosaur, cold weather ...
Time: prehistory
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gulag, adventure, pow, world war two, survival, captivity, getting home, confined, human spirit, wehrmacht, fugitives, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1956 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, tehran iran, siberia ...
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Hypothermia (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Ray Pelletier just wants to spend a pleasant and relaxing weekend ice fishing with his family. Alas, Ray's plans are ruined by the unwanted presence of the obnoxious big city father and son duo of Steve Cote and Stevie Jr. However, the two ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, macabre, absurd ...
Plot: survivor, monster, underwater, underwater scene, ice fishing, family vacation, hunting, aquatic humanoid, ice, deadly creature, dangerous animal, disorder ...
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Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, suicide attempt, infidelity, communism, deportation, war, revolution, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
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Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, gloomy, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: profanity, hitchhiker, drifter, homeless, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, direction and purpose, lone wolves, life is a bitch, social misfits, hopes, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, morocco ...
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, foe turned friend, air disaster, wilderness, world war two, airplane shot down, isolation, danger, war, confined, winter, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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Merry Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, idealism, world war one, friendship, human spirit, german, battles, soldier, truce, war, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: europe, berlin germany, holland, brussels, glasgow scotland ...
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Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: suspenseful, tense, inspirational, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, victory, training, sport, vengeance, revenge, tough heroes, opponent, athlete and trainer, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, las vegas, nevada ...
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Silenced (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: child abuse, sex crime, rape, mute or deaf, disability, deaf mute, sexual abuse, punishment, teacher student sex, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: psychological, philosophical, cerebral, breathtaking, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, sin, solitude, religion, loneliness, life philosophy, hopes, psychic, island, forgiveness ...
Place: russia
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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: feel good, sentimental, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wolf, rivalry, dog sled, adventure, danger, daring rescue, goose, against the odds, courage, save the day, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1995, 90s ...
Place: alaska, usa
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The Hateful Eight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bounty hunters seek shelter from a raging blizzard and get caught up in a plot of betrayal and deception.
Style: captivating, stylized, talky, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, dark humor, blizzard, mountain, brutality, hitman, stagecoach, revenge, danger, betrayal, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, snow, bear attack, violence, native american, old west, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
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The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, russian soldier, cold weather, uniform, war correspondent, soviet army, military uniform, world war two, tank, bombing, soldier, frontline ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
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The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, tense, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, siblings relations, heroic mission, political unrest, battle zone, heroes, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: finland, europe, russia, ussr, soviet union ...
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The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, offbeat, tense ...
Plot: culture clash, understanding, world war two, war, anti war, love triangle, wilderness, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life, military, hostility ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, germany
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How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: solitude, wilderness, radio, isolation, arctic, survival, human nature, danger, confined, dishonesty, radiation, fish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, russia
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Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, fish out of water, prince, hidden identity, looking for love, fall in love, heir to the throne, culture clash, romance, social differences, verbal byplay, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, new york, usa, america, manhattan new york city ...
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Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, sincere, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, slavery, getting home, loss of family member, soldier, friendship, survival, civil war, lovers reunited, couple relations, loss of loved one ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
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