Winter movies

List of the best movies about the winter, selected visitors to our site: Winter Castle, Our Friend, The Kettering Incident, Pete's Christmas, Beyond the Border, Whitewash, The Child Wanderers, Being 17, I'm Thinking of Ending Things, A Most Violent Year.

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

Winter Castle (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersHorses
PlotWedding, True love
TimeWinter
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute

When Jenny attends her sister’s winter wedding at an ice hotel, her heart melts over the best man, the problem is he unexpectedly brings a “plus one,” seemingly dashing her hopes for a wintery romance.

Our Friend (2021)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Writers, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Friendship, Loneliness, Cancer
PlaceForest, Party
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Winter
StyleFascinating

After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out.

The Kettering Incident (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:30
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Mystery, Missing people, Lost memory
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, London, Small cities
TimeWinter
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Anna Macy left Kettering when she was just 14, shortly after her best friend, Gillian Baxter mysteriously disappeared. The two girls had been playing in the forbidden forests outside Kettering when they saw strange lights in the sky. Eight hours later, Anna was found alone, terrified and covered in blood. 15 years on, Anna returns to find the town struggling to survive. The forests have been marked for logging and the community is being torn apart by passionate but violent clashes between environmentalists and the local loggers.

Pete's Christmas (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Geniuses, Family, Twins
PlotSoccer, Holidays
PlaceCanada
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleFancy, Touching

An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the holidays a makeover and his family a Christmas they will never forget.

Beyond the Border (2011)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, military
CountrySweden
Duration02:01
CharactersSnipers, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Border, Snow, Missing people
PlaceForest, Sweden
TimeWorld War II, Winter
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

December 1942. Two young soldiers leave their posts at checkpoint 83 in North Värmland, Sweden and make their way through the ice cold winter night towards the Nazi-occupied Norwegian border. Sweden stands on the brink of invasion and they want to see the enemy everybody's talking about. But the adventure ends in disaster and soon thereafter Lieutenant Aron Stenström finds out that his brother Sven is one of the missing soldiers. With the odds stacked against him he is forced to go behind enemy lines on a secret rescue mission. Deep inside the Norwegian forests Aron realizes that a completely different kind of line must be crossed if they're to come out alive.

Whitewash (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:30
PlotSnow
PlaceForest, Canada
TimeWinter
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fancy, Serious

In the harsh, wintry woods of rural Quebec, Bruce (Thomas Haden Church), a down-on-his-luck snowplow operator, accidentally kills a man during a drunken night joyride. Stricken with panic, he hides the body and takes to the deep wilderness in hopes of outrunning both the authorities and his own conscience. But as both begin to close in, Bruce falls apart mentally and morally and mysteries unravel to reveal who he was before the accident, the truth behind his victim, and the circumstances that brought them together in a single moment.

The Child Wanderers (2010)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, family
CountryNorway
Duration02:01
CharactersBears, Gypsies, Foxes, Poor
PlotFriendship, Weapon, Birthday, Funeral
PlaceSchool, Ships
TimeWinter
StyleFascinating, Touching

In the 1890s, 10-year-old Yohan is sent away from home to survive on his own as a child laborer. He experiences hardships and overcomes his fears by relying on bravery and hope to make the best of his circumstances.

Being 17 (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Friends
PlotLove, Basketball, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Mountains
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry

Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
PlotTravel, Snow
PlaceSchool
TimeWinter
StyleNetflix, Philosophical, Tense

Nothing is as it seems when a woman experiencing misgivings about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their remote farm.

A Most Violent Year (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:05
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers
PlotOil
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeDark ones, Winter
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

The King's Choice (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryNorway, Sweden, Denmark, Republic of Ireland
Duration04:42
CharactersKings, Hitler, Soldier
PlotWar, On real events
PlaceTrains, Forest, Warships, Norway, Germany
TimeWorld War II, Winter
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal family's escape and King Haakon's difficult choice after Nazi Germany's invasion of Norway.

Cold Pursuit (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Norway, China, Canada, USA, France
Duration01:59
CharactersMafia, Bodyguards, Criminals
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Death, Snow
TimeWinter
StyleTense, Disturbing

The quiet family life of Nels Coxman, a snowplow driver, is upended after his son's murder. Nels begins a vengeful hunt for Viking, the drug lord he holds responsible for the killing, eliminating Viking's associates one by one. As Nels draws closer to Viking, his actions bring even more unexpected and violent consequences, as he proves that revenge is all in the execution.

Best Laid Plans (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Friends, Losers
PlotFight, Friendship, Snow, Debts
PlaceEngland, Lake
TimeWinter
StyleHeavy, Touching, Serious

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), a giant of a man with a mental age of seven. When Danny finds himself in debt to a local crime boss, he feels he is left with no choice but to manipulate Joseph into participating in a series of underground cage fights from which Danny can pay his debts.

Into the White (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military
CountryNorway, Sweden, France
Duration01:44
CharactersMilitary, Friends, Soldier, Pilots
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Aviation, Cold
PlaceForest
TimeWorld War II, Winter
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Based on a true story. On 27 April 1940, Luftwaffe pilot Horst Schopis' Heinkel 111 bomber is shot down near Grotli by an RAF Blackburn Skua L2940 fighter, which then crash-lands. The surviving German and English crew members begin to at shoot each other, but later find themselves huddled up in the same cabin. In order to survive the harsh winter in the Norwegian wilderness, they have to stand together. An unlikely, lifelong friendship blossoms.

Private Life (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:56
CharactersDogs, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Happiness, Fate, Adoption
PlaceHospitals
TimeHalloween, Winter
StyleNetflix, Psychological problems, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryNorway
Duration01:20
CharactersKings, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Magic, Friendship
PlaceForest, Castle
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died of a broken heart, leaving the shattered King all on his own. From that day on, the King cursed the Christmas Star, thereby causing darkness and grief to descend upon the land. However, an old sage has revealed that Goldhair is still alive, and will return only if the King finds the way back to the Christmas Star. Ever since, the King has been searching for the Christmas Star every Christmas, but all in vain.

Viking (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:08
CharactersHeroes, Criminals, Brothers
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Death
PlaceRussia, Ukraine
TimeMiddle Ages, Winter
StyleTense

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 bastard. For the refusal to kill, he has to pay with eve- rything he had, because “for peace you need more swords than for a war”...

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Childrens, Family, Journalists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow
PlaceCountry houses
TimeNew Year, Dark ones, Winter
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Gloomy

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

I Still See You (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersSerial killers
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Mystery
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse, Winter
StyleTense, Creepy

A spellbinding and romantic supernatural thriller. Ten years after an apocalyptic event left the world haunted by ghosts, Roni receives a threatening message from beyond the grave. Joining forces with a mysterious classmate, Kirk, Roni descends into a shadow world that blurs the bounds of the living and the dead-and begins a desperate race against time to stop a cunning killer.

Snow Beast (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Yeti
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Weapon, Snow, Missing people
PlaceForest
TimeWinter
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Serious, Disturbing

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.




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