Sometimes it just gets too darn hot to even go outside. When the temperature gets to 115 or 120 degrees, make sure you have a few of these cool movies, complete with snow and ice, to get the feeling of a cold, winter day.
Cuba Gooding, Jr. stars as a successful Miami dentist who has to travel to Alaska where he has inherited his mother's team of sled dogs. The dogs definitely steal the show. Good family fun.
Old classic movie about a doctor-poet in revolutionary Russia starring young Omar Sharif and Julie Christie. Spectacular sights abound in this epic, and cold, story.
Chris O'Donnell and Bill Paxton star in this film where the story leads to an expedition to the Himalayas and the summit of K2--the world's second highest mountain. A storm, avalanche anmd rescue attempt follow.
A wonderful Disney comedy based on the true story of the Jamaican bobsled team which competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics. Stars John Candy.
Bill Murray, Andie McDowell and Chris Elliott in a movie that I can watch over and over and over....well, if you've seen it, you know what I mean! It all takes place on one snowy day--Groundhog day. Great family comedy.
A light family comedy starring Chevy Chase. He's a weatherman and father who dreams of snow and big changes for his family.
Disney had a hit with this movie starring Emilio Estevez as a lawyer who has to do community service by coaching an unlikely hockey time. Lots of skating scenes.
An amazing documentary about the life cycles and mating rituals of the Emporer Penguin. All the action take place in Antarctica. Morgan Freeman narrates.
Prehistoric creatures in a computer-animated feature set 20,000 years ago as the Ice Age approaches. Family entertainment.