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21 Movies And Shows To Stream When It's Too Cold Out

Netflix and windchill.

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1. Fargo

Gramercy Pictures

For when you can't bear to scrape the ice off your windshield.

Available on Hulu and Amazon Prime.

2. Happy Feet

Warner Bros.

Enjoy while you're trying to pack on a warm layer of penguin-like blubber.

Available on HBO Go.

3. Game of Thrones


For when the thought of summer seems more distant than effing Winds of Winter.

Available on HBO Go.

4. How I Met Your Mother


Specifically, "Three Days of Snow." Because getting stuck in a bar is the true blizzard dream.

Available on Netflix and Amazon.

5. A Little Princess

Warner Bros.

P.S. Did you realize that Sara's dad is totally Davos Seaworth? I know.

Available on HBO Go.

6. The Shining

Give your self chills, not chilliness.Available on Netflix.
Warner Bros.

Give your self chills, not chilliness.

Available on Netflix.

7. North and South


Though the northern English winter scenery may chill you, Richard Armitage's gaze will warm you back up.

Available on Netflix and Amazon Prime.

8. The Iron Giant

Warner Bros. Pictures

Throw it back and cry tears that may freeze on your cheeks.

Available on HBO Go.

9. Cool Runnings

Buena Vista Pictures

For when it's as cool as a Jamaican bobsled team.

Available on Hulu.

10. Titanic

Paramount Pictures

To all couples watching: recreate the steaming up the car part, not the tragedy at the end.

Available on HBO Go.

11. Polar Bear: Spy On The Ice


For those days when you need to hibernate. (Bonus: this is narrated by David Tennant.)

Available on Netflix.

12. Ice Age: The Meltdown

20th Century Fox

To remind you when you're not sure if winter will ever end, the ice age did.

Available on Netflix.

13. 101 Dalmatians

Buena Vista Pictures

For when it's so cold you want to smother yourself in puppies.


Available on Netflix.

14. Anna Karenina

Focus Features

For when you're in the mood for some ~glam winter vibes~.*

*Not how anyone actually looks in the winter.

Available on Netflix.

15. Friends


We're talking "The One With Phoebe's Wedding." From one snowmageddon to another.

Available on Netflix.

16. Cold Mountain


⬆️How you feel about the cold⬆️

Available on HBO Go.

17. Planet Earth


For when it's too horrible outside to Seamless and you have to learn to forage for food.

Available on Netflix.

18. Nanny McPhee

Universal Pictures

Watch when you need a reminder that snow is pretty damn magical.

Available on Netflix.

19. Anastasia

20th Century Fox

Because even long lost Russian princesses get cold. And because Dimitri is pretty foxy.

Available on Amazon and Netflix.

20. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trilogy

Nordisk Film

Reminder: it could be worse. You could have a Swedish winter. Talk about dark.

Available on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu.

21. Gilmore Girls

Warner Bros.

Any of the snow-centric episodes. "Love and War and Snow" and "The Bracebridge Dinner" stand out.

Available on Netflix.

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