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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic

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.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40
PlotTravel, Customs
PlaceIreland

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:53
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Losers, Tourists
PlotTravel, Friendship, Depression, Vacation, Divorce
PlaceItaly, Small cities
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersChildrens, Heroes, Family
PlotRobbery, Relationship, Vacation, Holidays
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleFor children, Popular, Light, Cute, Soulful

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Harry Potter, Witch, Teachers, Childrens
PlotAdventure, Magic, Friendship, Superpowers, Teleportation
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, Castle, London
TimeNew Year
StyleInteresting, For children, Popular, Exciting, Kind

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersImmortals, Reporters
PlotLove, Time travel, Obsession, Depression, Recurring day
PlaceHotels, USA, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleMind-altering, To cry, Philosophical, Smart, Fancy

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersSisters
PlotWedding, Fate
PlaceEngland, London
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration02:23
CharactersWitch, Kings, Childrens, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Self-sacrifice
PlaceParallel worlds, Portals to other worlds
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Epic

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:43
PlotLove
PlaceEstate
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersFriends, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship, True love
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry, Cute, Deep Meaning, Smart, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersFamily, Losers, Partners, Widows, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Money
PlaceTexas
StyleTo cry

"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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBelgium, Germany
Duration01:35
CharactersLosers
PlaceHelicopters
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
Duration02:19
CharactersWitch, Teens, Wizards
PlotMagic, Birthday, Gifts
PlaceMountains, Party, Germany
StyleExciting, Kind, Light, By books, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily, Psychics, Writers, Clairvoyants
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow, Ghosts
PlaceLabyrinths, Hotels, USA
TimeWinter
StylePsychological problems, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40
CharactersSpy
PlaceEngland, Ireland, London
StyleAction, By books, Serious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:02
CharactersCooks, Family
PlotRivalry
PlaceVillage, France, Kitchen, India, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
PlotFriendship, Vacation, Snow, Holidays
PlaceCountry houses, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, For girls, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Billionaires, Surgeons
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Philosophical, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersDogs, Family, Writers
PlotFriendship, Vacation
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:04
CharactersLosers, Good people
PlotFriendship, Loneliness
PlaceIndia, Hotels, Asia
StyleTo cry, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryRussia
Duration01:30
CharactersBusinessmen
TimeNew Year
StyleFor winter evenings

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

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Canada
Duration02:27
CharactersWriters, Poor, Artists
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Snow, Fog, Ghosts
PlaceTrains, Cemetery, Turkey, New York
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersPsychopath, Writers
PlotObsession, Loneliness
TimeWinter
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFamily, Rich, Old man, Wizards
PlotTime travel, Money, Supernatural, Snow, Ghosts
PlaceEngland
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, To cry, For winter evenings

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersAnimals, Bears, Pandas
PlaceNature
StyleKind, For background, For a cozy evening, For sleep, For winter evenings

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersHorses, Angels, Thieves
PlotLove, Adventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, True love
PlaceNew York
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:53
CharactersScammers, Cats
PlotComputers
PlaceVillage, Islands, Canada, Small cities
StyleTouching

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42
CharactersChildrens, Family, Nuns, Orphans
PlotSoccer, Travel
PlaceEngland, Turkey
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:26
PlaceSt. Petersburg
StyleLight, Fascinating, Touching

Lyrical story about two young people, Masha and Maxim, who have to decide what to do.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical
CountryUSA
PlotMind reading
TimeNew Year

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.





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