In the classic, very funny film Grumpy Old Men (1993), Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon and Ann Margaret deal with winter elements, go ice fishing and even use snow and ice to prank each other. Here are a few other great films in which winter temperatures and snow play a role in the story.
Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1995) – on Christmas Eve, policeman Bruce Willis is waiting for his wife to land at an International Airport when terrorists take over the air traffic control system.
Nobody’s Fool (1994) – Paul Newman tries to make a living in a snowy town away from family squabble.
New in Town (2009) – Renée Zellweger oversees the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant, while enduring a frosty reception from the locals, icy roads and freezing weather.
The Shining (1980)- A family heads to an isolated hotel for winter.
March of the Penguins (2005) – A fascinating documentary explores the annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march to their traditional breeding ground.
Whiteout (2009) – U.S. Marshall Kate Beckinsale tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.
The Grey (2011) – After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.