Movies for winter evenings

List of the best movies for winter evenings, selected by visitors to our site: Stealing Beauty, Leap Year, Under the Tuscan Sun, Home Alone, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Groundhog Day, The Wedding Date, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, A Walk in the Clouds, Serendipity.

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

Stealing Beauty (1996)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:58

Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to become reacquainted.

Leap Year (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40

When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to marry her. Fate has other plans, however, and Anna winds up on the other side of the Emerald Isle with handsome, but surly, Declan -- an Irishman who may just lead Anna down the road to true love.

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:53

After a rough divoce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together starting with the villa and finds that life sometimes has unexpected ways of giving her everything she wanted.

Home Alone (1990)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

Groundhog Day (1993)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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.

The Wedding Date (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be the groom's best man. Determined to show everyone -- most of all Jeffrey -- that her romantic life is as full and thrilling as ever, Kat hires a charming male escort as her date.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration02:23

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:43

World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.

Serendipity (2001)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.

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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

"Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.

The Little Witch (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
Duration02:19

The little witch is only 127 years old – too young for the annual coven of witches. Although she is not yet old enough to be a real witch she wants to become a really good one. This decision causes trouble inside her magic world.

Flying Home (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany
Duration01:35

Colin, an ambitious young American businessman, has a deal with a potential client, a rich Arab sheikh who is a passionate pigeon fancier. The sheikh has tried several times to buy a champion pigeon, but the owner continues to stubbornly refuse his offer. In an attempt to gain the trust of the Sheikh, Colin offers him a deal: if he manages to convince the owner to sell the champion pigeon, the sheikh will agree to do business with Colin's company. But when Colin meets Jos, the grumpy owner of the pigeon, and Isabella, his granddaughter, he realizes that this mission will not be as easy as he had hoped.

The Shining (1980)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:02

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

Shadow Dancer (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40

Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.

The Holiday (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:04

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose in their old age.

The Bucket List (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers are worlds apart. At a crossroads in their lives, they share a hospital room and discover they have two things in common: a desire to spend the time they have left doing everything they ever wanted to do and an unrealized need to come to terms with who they are. Together they embark on the road trip of a lifetime, becoming friends along the way and learning to live life to the fullest, with insight and humor.

The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.

Six Degrees of Celebration (2010)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:30

A collection of several interlinked stories that happen on the New Year's eve...

Misery (1990)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her mercy.

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration02:27

In 1843, despite the fact that Dickens is a successful writer, the failure of his latest book puts his career at a crossroads, until the moment when, struggling with inspiration and confronting reality with his childhood memories, a new character is born in the depths of his troubled mind; an old, lonely, embittered man, so vivid, so human, that a whole world grows around him, a story so inspiring that changed the meaning of Christmas forever.

Winter's Tale (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

The Grand Seduction (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:53

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction.

A Christmas Carol (2009)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.

Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas (2021)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical
CountryUSA

On her first holiday without her father, Zoey attempts to create a magical Christmas for her family just like the ones Mitch used to do.

Pandas (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

In the mountains of Sichuan, China, a researcher forms a bond with Qian Qian, a panda who is about to experience nature for the first time.

Will (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42

Brennan is Liverpool's number one fan, able to recite facts ad infinitum about the club and at a public school in the south of England since his father Gareth is emotionally unable to care for him following the death of Will's mother. Gareth appears one day out of the blue with tickets for Liverpool's trip to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul.

Smallfoot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:16

A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.




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