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Not every movie set in the winter is about Christmas, and not everyone wants to watch a Christmas movie during the winter. we ain’t gonna knock hallmark christmas movies (Because we love them too), but sometimes you just want to stream a movie that doesn’t focus on holiday romance or sing Christmas carols during a snow-laden winter. That’s where these non-holiday winter movies come in, with Idris Elba and Kate Winslet fighting Blizzard (and their feelings) the mountain between us To The One Penguin Documentary We Can’t Watch Without Crying,
No matter what your favorite genre is, there are tons of movies available for streaming that will give you all the snow without any of the ho-hum. This list of recommended viewings is perfect if you’re looking for a winter set movie with almost zero jingling bells, candy canes, snowmen or friends in red suits with big white beards — in other words, Totally Grinch-approved, And if you’re a fan of extreme weather, we must say these wintry movies deliver.
Indie darlings like . From winter’s Bone To re-imagine like a fairy tale Snow White and the Huntsman, you can choose your own winter wonderland to match the deserted weather outside, even if you’re feeling far from bliss. These movies will keep you warm long after the holiday cheer is over, Come February when the snow puddles are still melting outside, Somehow, we think watching Liam Neeson wrestle with a pack of wooden wolves will make you feel hot and crazy right where you are.
Gather your snacks and your comfy blanket and cuddle up – it’s movie time.
A version of this article was originally published in December 2018.