Lighthouse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant lighthouse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, tense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with lighthouse, danger, island, murder, death, supernatural, lighthouse keeper, violence, deadly and boat plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as lighthouse: Cold Skin (2017), Song of the Sea (2014), The Vanishing (2018), The Light Between Oceans (2016), Half Light (2006), The Lighthouse (2019), The Fog (2005), Watchtower (2001), Hysterical (1983), PopFan (2014).

List of lighthouse movies

Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: creature, lighthouse, island, lighthouse keeper, beast, loneliness, sea, weatherman, underwater scene, night, survival, danger ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, captivating, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, lighthouse, supernatural ability, young heroes, ocean or sea, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mythical creature, legends and myths, danger, escapades, lighthouse keeper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
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The Vanishing (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three lighthouse keepers on an uninhabited island off the coast of Scotland discover something that isn't theirs to keep.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: lighthouse, disappearance, mystery, lighthouse keeper, remote island, castaway, island, treasure chest, disorder, danger, investigation, shipwreck ...
Time: 90s, 1900s, 19th century
Place: scotland
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The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand, USA, India, Australia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
Style: melancholic, touching, compassionate, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: lighthouse, love, isolation, ocean or sea, miscarriage, moral dilemma, missing child, island, lost child, childless couple, mother love, trying to get pregnant ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1918
Place: australia
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Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, murder, lighthouse, loss of child, supernatural, death in the family, uncover truth, mentally unstable, woman in danger, death of child, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
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The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: gothic, suspense, psychological, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: isolation, lighthouse, lovecraftian, hallucination, lighthouse keeper, nightmare, drunkenness, secret, symbolism, mermaid, island, human nature ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new england
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The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fog, supernatural, small town, ghost, lighthouse, danger, vengeance, leprosy, mystery, haunted by the past, prophecy, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
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Watchtower (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Orphan Mike O'Conner was abused from age three by his own dad, fled to Chicago to start a rock band but got dragged in bad mates' crime and convicted under probation. Mike's sister, Kate, managed to get him released and employed as ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, lighthouse, family relations, life is a bitch, small town life, deadly, crimes, siblings relations, small town, psychopath, father figure, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or The Bottom? (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Schoolchildren Norimichi, Yuusuke, and Junichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They make a plan to find the answer at a fireworks display, while Nazuna schemes to run away with Norimichi or Yuusuke, whoever wins at the ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: fireworks, lighthouse, running away from home, summer, festival, teenage love, swimming pool, high school, beach, seaside, alternate timeline, classroom ...
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Hysterical (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frederic Lansing (Bill Hudson) is a writer who hopes to find inspiration while vacationing in Hellview, Oregon; however, the lighthouse in which he's staying is haunted by the ghost of Venetia (Julie Newmar), who had killed herself 100 years ...
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, horror spoof, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, investigation, parody, supernatural, possession, lighthouse, haunted by the past, reincarnation, losing-it hero, danger, vengeance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
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PopFan (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An obsessive fan rescues a famous musician from a car crash, then takes her to his secluded lighthouse.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: obsession, car accident, lighthouse, mentally unstable, musician, kidnapping, danger, salvation, pop star, female director, pop singer, shot in the leg ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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Darkness Falls (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, supernatural, witch, small town, haunted by the past, danger, legends and myths, child in peril, ghost, brother sister relationship, childhood trauma, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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Prey (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being put on a supposedly uninhabited island as a form of behavioral rehabilitation, a high school senior finds that he's not alone on the island, and that getting discovered could be deadly.
Style: dark, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic
Plot: teenager, rehabilitation, survival, lighthouse, island, murder, teenage crush, monster, twists & turns, danger, murder of father, psychologist ...
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The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: island, pirate, lighthouse, torture, rape, escapades, confined, adventure, rivalry, danger, survival, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: latin america, argentina
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The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, fall in love, love triangle, dishonesty, love affair, romance, love of one's life, lighthouse, family secret, village, storm, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, brittany, atlantic ocean
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Hemoglobin (1997)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an unknown disease travels to an island with his girlfriend where his relatives once lived, hoping to find a cure to his illness. While it was thought that his relatives were all dead he actually finds them to be living underground. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: island, incest, mutant, haunted by the past, deadly creature, brother sister incest, murder, cannibal, danger, isolation, inbreeding, gory ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
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Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: suspense, disturbing, ambiguous ending, intellectual, macabre ...
Plot: mutation, female protagonist, lovecraftian, scientist, dna, expedition, transformation, psychologist, genetics, research, quarantine, missing person ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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The Lighthouse of the Orcas (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mother travels to Patagonia with her autistic son with the hope that a ranger and a pod of wild orcas can help him find an emotional connection.
Style: sincere, psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: autism, parent child relationship, love, boss, fall in love, falling in love, ranger, lighthouse, couples, killer whale, harmonica, mother son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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The Sacred Mound (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness ...
Plot: island, fire, wedding, lighthouse, treasure, first love, children, nudity (full frontal - brief), urination, sex
Place: iceland
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Angel's Bite (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper lives on an isolated island together with his wife, ailing father and retarded sister. News of a serial killer stalking the isolated lighthouses makes him leave in order to hunt him down. In the meantime, the wife meets a ...
Style: light, dark
Plot: lighthouse, lighthouse keeper, isolation, rape, boat, loneliness, dinner, nudity (full frontal - brief), fear, radio, island, serial killer ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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The Man in the Lighthouse (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mateo is a lighthouse caretaker dating a teacher Suzette. The small town they are in is trying to increase tourism. Jerome stumbles across Mateo and Suzette having sex, whilst he is on holiday from Manila. A local a gay man, who pays local teenage ...
Plot: lighthouse, lighthouse keeper, masturbation, male nudity, father son relationship, teacher, erection, fairy, gay, cemetery, female nudity, drunken sex ...
Place: the philippines
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Lighthouse (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prison ship on its way to a remote island prison runs aground on rocks and sinks. Mixed survivors of cons and prison guards struggle ashore, only to discover to their horror that another survivor got there first - the murderous & psychotic Leo ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, rock, slasher, psychopath, lighthouse, electrocution, person on fire, severed head, shipwreck, island, isolation, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: world war one, private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, french, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
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The Shuttered Room (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents get killed by lightning, young Susannah is sent to New York by her aunt Agatha, who wants ...
Style: tense, scary, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, island, attic, mill, lighthouse, curse, fire, pantyhose, homecoming, small town, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: new england, usa
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Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, alternate reality, parallel world, house, drawing, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mercenary, heroes, rescue, one man army, prison, hostage, tough heroes, escapades, vengeance, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, athens greece, miami
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The Fog (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: gloomy, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gold, small town, supernatural, ghost, beach, leprosy, lighthouse, ship, church, sea, decapitation, sword ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
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AfterDeath (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five young people wake up dead. Washed up by the tide they scramble to an abandoned beach house, soon realizing that the perpetual night and blasts of pain suggest this is some version of hell. Between in-fighting and attacks by a demonic shadow ...
Style: surreal, whimsical, pretentious, confusing, serious
Plot: hell, afterlife, house, lighthouse, eternity, catastrophe, loss, danger, hopelessness, fantasy world, supernatural, death ...
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: allegory, gloomy, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, cemetery, monster, nightmare, violence, murder, pursuit, island, hallucination, police, death, escape ...
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The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, life is a bitch, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, little girl, telephone, family relations, urban legend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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