We've always enjoyed movies where man takes on nature...and wins. And most of the time, the least it will get the actor portraying the man is an Oscar nomination-if not a win.
Tom Hanks in "Cast Away"
James Franco in "127 Hours"
Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Revenant"
Which takes us to a movie coming out called "6 Below." Oscar winner Mira Sorvino plays the mother of Josh Hartnett (who has been residing in the "Where Are They Now?" files for YEARS, it seems) who runs into the harshness of winter. Here's the official synopsis and trailer:
"An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival...."