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, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with cold weather, snow, winter, survival, death, suspense, danger, fight, betrayal and blood plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in USA, Russia, Soviet Union and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cold weather: The High Frontier (2016), Viking (2016), The Hateful Eight (2015), Edge of Winter (2016), The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988), The Ascent (1977), Siberia (2018), Northern Exposure (1990), Stalingrad (1993), Dersu Uzala (1975).

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: bleak, disturbing, tense, exciting, compassionate
Plot: cold weather, mountain, father son relationship, mountain cabin, survival, family in danger, car accident, wilderness, isolated place, illegal immigrant, teenage boy, russian ...
Time: 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: serious, atmospheric, disturbing, rough, factual
Plot: cold weather, medieval, russian history, murder, viking, fratricide, betrayal, sex scene, suspense, heroes, death, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: ukraine, russia
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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: stylized, captivating, bloody, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, gang, stagecoach, winter, dark humor, brutality, snow, twists and turns, criminal, revenge, old west ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: wyoming, usa
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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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, psychological thriller
Plot: winter, brother brother relationship, wilderness, cold weather, stranded, suspense, father son relationship, mentally unstable, divorced parents, child in peril, survival, parent child relationship ...
Place: ontario canada, canada
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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, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold weather, village life, gang, injustice, village, fighting crime, life is a bitch, down on your luck, rivalry, ex convict, violence, mercilessness ...
Time: year 1953, 50s
Place: russia, siberia, ussr, moscow 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: bleak, philosophical, political, depressing, sad ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, cold weather, betrayal, execution, winter, christian, woman, spirituality, politics, nazi, father ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, russia, europe
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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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, survival, human spirit, gulag, pow, confined, getting home, captivity, wehrmacht, jail, fugitives, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1937, year 1947, year 1949 ...
Place: ussr, germany, siberia, baltics, tehran iran ...
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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, romantic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: cold weather, gem, missing person, forgery, deal, uncover truth, love story, love at first sight, american abroad, suspense, puppet, criminal underworld ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, siberia, st. petersburg russia
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Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, surreal, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: small town, small town life, fish out of water, cold weather, native american, medical, self discovery, human nature, love and romance, doctors and patients, couple relations, moose ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
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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: realistic, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, russian, german, nazism, soldier, survival, military, starvation, military life, wehrmacht ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1942
Place: russia, germany, east germany, berlin germany, poland ...
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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: atmospheric, visually appealing, cerebral, dramatic, breathtaking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wilderness, hunter, friendship, human spirit, cold weather, forest, explorer, survival, snow, nature, wilderness survival, tiger ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s
Place: siberia, russia, japan, tokyo, ussr ...
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Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: feel good, philosophical, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, family outing
Plot: time loop, existentialism, small town, time travel, time warp, life philosophy, groundhog day, love, redemption, repeated event, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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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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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: realistic, exciting, thought provoking, tense, captivating
Plot: army, rebellion, power struggle, revolt, russian empire, czar, pledge of allegiance, suspense, cold weather, riot, military officer, wartime ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
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: breathtaking, atmospheric, exciting, scenic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, adult
Plot: survival, wilderness, revenge, vengeance, snow, bear attack, life & death, obsessive quest, lone hero, father son relationship, bravery, violent ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: los angeles, usa
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Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Drama
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: road movie, thought provoking, disturbing, art house, gloomy ...
Plot: homeless, wine, death, cold weather, depression, freedom, loneliness, woman, women, feminist, travel, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 18th century, 20th century
Place: france, tokyo, new jersey, europe, italy ...
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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: inspirational, feel good, tense, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: manly, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: boxing, sport, vengeance, underdog, boxer, christmas, training, guilty pleasure, victory, machismo, martial arts, cold weather ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: las vegas, philadelphia, pennsylvania, ussr, moscow 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: realistic, epic, tense, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: war, world war two, winter, military, invasion, cold weather, tank, politics, resistance, russo finnish war, violence, fight ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, baltics, europe, ussr ...
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The Territory (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Viktor Gromov, once a legend of criminal Moscow, nicknamed the Butcher, has long retired and while away his days on a country farm. But one fine day, his former colleagues in a dangerous business appear on the farm and confront the fact that Vitya ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, light, entertaining
Plot: small town life, cold weather, small town, arctic circle, urban setting, male protagonist, male female relationship, bandit, gang war, outlaw gang, gang
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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, thought provoking, touching, rough
Plot: russian, fall in love, cruelty, amnesty, jewish family, death of mother, hard labor, death of wife, world war two, stupidity, getting home, cold weather ...
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia, poland
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The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, escapades, heroes, misfit, best friends, friendship, friends, cold weather, anthropomorphism, prehistoric animal, extinction ...
Time: prehistory
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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, thought provoking, breathtaking, cerebral ...
Plot: christian, redemption, religion, solitude, loneliness, forgiveness, monk, life philosophy, monastery, island, hopes, sin ...
Time: future
Place: russia
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The Battle at Lake Changjin (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Korean War, winter 1950. In the frozen and snowy area of Changjin Lake, a bloody battle is about to begin between the elite troops of the United States and China.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: korean war, chinese army, army, soldier, courage, heroism, cold weather, historical event, power struggle, fight, war, cold ...
Time: year 1950
Place: korea, china, north korea
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Apocalypse of Ice (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Already in the throes of a viral pandemic, a massive polar vortex threatens to cover nearly all of Earth in ice. When it's discovered the only chance of survival from the cold is a 100-mile temperate zone near the equator, a virologist, with ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, surprise ending, visually appealing, tense
Plot: disaster, storm, virus, cold weather, cold war era, pandemic, deadly virus, one against many, one man army, apocalypse, snow, ice ...
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Black Crab (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: To end an apocalyptic war and save her daughter, a reluctant soldier embarks on a desperate mission to cross a frozen sea carrying a top-secret cargo.
Style: apocalyptic, tense, disturbing, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, soldier, military, mission, civil war, suspense, military officer, winter, apocalypse, climate change, fate of humanity ...
Place: sweden
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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: scary, absurd, suspenseful, psychotronic, weird
Plot: monster, survival, winter, snow, aquatic humanoid, hunting, survivor, ice, deadly creature, disorder, macabre, wilderness ...
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sex crime, child abuse, rape, disability, deaf mute, mute or deaf, punishment, life is a bitch, deaf, society, youth, social activist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, asia
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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: psychological, tense, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: solitude, survival, wilderness, arctic, radio, isolation, human nature, dishonesty, confined, winter, nature, snow ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ussr, russia, antarctica
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ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, evil wins, stalking, psychopath, confinement indoors, escape attempt, serial killer, unknown killer, survival, confined, isolation, police ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, canada
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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, great patriotic war, josef stalin, nazi, military, battles, heroism, life & death, heroes, bravery, human spirit, reconnaissance ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia, berlin germany
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