Movies about avalanches

Movies about avalanches
List of the best films about avalanches according to visitors: Downhill, The Ice Road, Force Majeure, Avalanche Express, Shivaay, Everest, Snow Beast, The Revenant, The Wave, The 12th Man.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Downhill (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

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.

The Ice Road (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA

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.

Force Majeure (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySweden, France, Norway, Denmark
Duration02:00

While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.

Avalanche Express (1979)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:28

CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should travel to safety on a train across Europe, the "Atlantic Express". During the journey they must survive attacks by terrorists and an avalanche, all planned by Russian spy-catcher Nikolai Bunin.

Shivaay (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryIndia
Duration03:50

Shivaay , a fearless Himalayan mountaineer covered in Lord Shiva tattoos, heads to Bulgaria to fulfill his nine-year-old daughter Gaura’s wish of seeing her mother Olga, who abandoned them years ago. But their plan goes for a toss when the little girl gets kidnapped in the foreign land. Rescuing her from the masked child-traffickers becomes his only reason for survival.

Everest (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Iceland
Duration02:46

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Snow Beast (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

People disappear every year out in the snow--but this year, something is adding to the body count. Jim and his research team study the Canadian Lynx every year. This year, he has to take his rebelling 16 year-old daughter, Emmy, with him. But the lynx are missing. As Jim and his team try to find why, something stalks them--a predator no prey can escape.

The Revenant (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western, biography
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration02:27

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.

The Wave (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryNorway
Duration02:24

Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets caught in the middle of it and a race against time begins.

The 12th Man (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryNorway
Duration01:16

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.

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A Dog's Way Home (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:35

A Dog’s Way Home chronicles the heartwarming adventure of Bella, a dog who embarks on an epic 400-mile journey home after she is separated from her beloved human.

Vertical (1966)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreadventure
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:13

In the mountains, they stand alone against whatever will happen. For the several days they live in nature, they can rely only on themselves and each other. Elsewhere, there is always a fallback - here one is without a safety. This in itself can bring some to terror - the terror of having to rely on yourself - your own judgment, wits and fortitude. This is also the most incredible feeling of strength and independence. Knowing there is no safety means having to be one's own safety.

The Climbers (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryChina

May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have cost them too much physical strength - ...finally, the wind and snow stop the gap.

Fortress of War (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryBelarus, Russia
Duration02:11

A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Russian troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days. The film shows the heroic defense of Brest Fortress, which has taken upon the first stroke of German fascist invaders on June 22 1941.

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Duration02:08

In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

2012 (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Norm of the North (2016)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, India, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:46

The stereoscopic 3D animated family film "Norm" tells the story of the titular polar bear and his three Arctic lemming buddies, who are forced out into the world once their icy home begins melting and breaking apart. Landing in New York, Norm begins life anew as a performing corporate mascot, only to discover that his new employers are directly responsible for the destruction of his polar home.

Vertical Limit (2000)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

Let It Snow (2021)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUkraine, Georgia, Spain, USA

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.

Bear Island (1979)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:52

A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be the key to the mystery? Donald Sutherland and Vanessa Redgrave investigate

Frozen (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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.

The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFinland, Germany, Denmark, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:21

A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

French Fried Vacation 2 (1979)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:30

In this sequel to Les Bronzes (1978) summer has passed, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end for Bernard, Nathalie, Gigi, Jerome, Popeye, Jean-Claude, and Christiane.

Coma (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryRussia

After a colossal and mysterious accident a young talented architect comes back to his senses in a very odd world that only resembles the reality. This world is based on the memories of the ones who live in it - people who are currently finding themselves in a deep coma. Human memory is spotty, chaotic and unstable. The same is the COMA - odd collection of memories and recollections - cities, glaciers and rivers can all be found in one room. All the laws of physics can be broken. The architect must find out the exact laws and regulations of COMA as he fights for his life, meets the love of his life and keeps on looking for the exit to the real world which he will have to get acquainted with all over again after the experience of COMA.

2307: Winter's Dream (2018)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic
CountryUSA

In 2307, a future soldier is sent on a mission to hunt down the leader of the humanoid rebellion.

K2 (1991)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration01:44

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.

Inception (2010)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28

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 person's idea into a target's subconscious.

The Grey (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.




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