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, psychological, atmospheric and scary films and TV shows about / with lighthouse, island, danger, boat, lighthouse keeper, death, murder, supernatural, friendship and corpse plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
lighthouse movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as lighthouse: The Light Between Oceans (2016), The Vanishing (2018), Cold Skin (2017), The Lighthouse (2019), Half Light (2006), The Lighthouse (2016), The Fog (1980), Prey (2019), Darkness Falls (2003), Final Analysis (1992).

List of lighthouse movies

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India, Australia, New Zealand, USA
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: touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: lighthouse, love, lighthouse keeper, island, trying to get pregnant, mother love, isolation, missing child, husband wife relationship, motherhood, miscarriage, redemption ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, 20th century, year 1918
Place: australia
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The Vanishing (2018)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: lighthouse, lighthouse keeper, treasure chest, disappearance, mystery, remote island, island, castaway, disorder, investigation, heist, mental health ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1900, 19th century
Place: scotland
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Cold Skin (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, loneliness, creature, island, sea, beast, survival, interspecies sex, night, weatherman, mermaid ...
Time: year 1914
Place: antarctic
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The Lighthouse (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, gothic, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hallucination, lighthouse keeper, lighthouse, isolation, symbolism, drunkenness, nightmare, storm, fight, bird, stolen identity, homoeroticism ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, victorian era
Place: new england
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural, murder, lighthouse, death of child, uncover truth, mentally unstable, afterlife, loss of child, death in the family, writers, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
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The Lighthouse (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lighthouse keepers clash, making their duties difficult even before a freak storms hits and strands them at the lighthouse for months. Based on a true story.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: lighthouse, fog, lighthouse keeper, haunted by the past, death, drunkenness, conversation, ghost, corpse, insanity, man killed, hanging ...
Time: 19th century
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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: scary, slasher, suspenseful, macabre, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, revenge, small town, sea, ship, monster, murder, chase, sword, fog, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: california, usa, northern california
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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, enigmatic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: rehabilitation, lighthouse, survival, monster, murder, island, demon, childhood trauma, teenager, father son relationship, stranded, teenage crush ...
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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, suspense, dark, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, child in peril, witch, lighthouse, small town, supernatural horror, haunted by the past, legends and myths, darkness, monster, demon ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, extramarital affair, lust, betrayal, doctor patient relationship, gangsters, lighthouse, manipulation, mystery, femme fatale, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, macabre, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: female protagonist, dna, creature, scientist, mutation, expedition, research, biologist, animal attack, transformation, psychologist, genetics ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, pakistan
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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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, love triangle, fall in love, love of one's life, dishonesty, romance, love affair, family secret, lighthouse, storm, sensuality, village ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, brittany, atlantic ocean
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Hysterical (1982)
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: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lighthouse, zombie, ghost, investigation, possession, supernatural, losing-it hero, reincarnation, haunted by the past, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, satire ...
Time: 80s
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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, life is a bitch, small town life, family relations, crimes, siblings relations, small town, psychopath, lighthouse, father figure, empire, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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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 ...
Style: erotic
Plot: lighthouse, gay, lgbt, boys love, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, lighthouse keeper, teacher, father son relationship, caretaker, cemetery, masturbation ...
Place: the philippines
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The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
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, suspense, twist ending, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: island, ghost, small town, fog, ship, betrayal, supernatural, death, justice, leprosy, mystery, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, musician, car accident, lighthouse, mentally unstable, salvation, pop star, lifetime, stalker, woman with a gun, kidnapping, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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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: slasher, bloody, scary, tense, serious ...
Plot: lighthouse, serial killer, octopus, travel, shipwreck, person on fire, electrocution, psychopath, rock, island, isolation, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: europe, england
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Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, art house, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex, sex scene, sexual relations, erotica, lust, porn, explicit sex, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, waitress, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, mediterranean sea, malta
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Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, touching, exciting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, sisters, magic, disney princess, snow, snowman, adventure, power of love, wizards and magicians, family, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway, scandinavia
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To the Lighthouse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I. The stern Mr. Ramsay ...
Plot: lighthouse, modernism, conscientious objector, family relations, wedding, painting, flashback, mother daughter relationship, politics, letter, modern art, feminist ...
Time: edwardian era, year 1914
Place: cornwall
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The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, insect, experiment, monster, experiment gone awry, scientist, dangerous animal, island, lighthouse, animal attack, killer animal, exploitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
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Brand Upon the Brain! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Together with his teenage sister and a horde of orphans, young Guy Maddin lazes away his under-stimulated youth on the mysterious island he will someday inherit. In the lighthouse orphanage in which they all live, their every move is watched over by ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, avant garde, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, childhood memory, human experiment, investigation, family gatherings, family relations, orphanage, lesbian, surrealism, abandoned, parallel world, dying ...
Place: canada, romania
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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: romantic, touching, atmospheric, epic, sexy ...
Plot: world war one, war, love, love story, love and romance, wartime, private detective, investigation, obsession, life & death, sacrifice, destiny ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, marseille
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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: coming of age, wedding, fire, lighthouse, island, first love, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, children, treasure, urination
Place: iceland
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Safelight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teenage boy and girl discover a renewed sense of possibility as they go on a road trip to photograph lighthouses along the California coast.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: lighthouse, follow your dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dream, cerebral palsy, road trip, photographer, couple relations, teenager, adolescence, travel, teenage life ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, 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: touching, colourful, emotional, fairy tale, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, date night
Plot: adventure, young heroes, folklore, supernatural, supernatural ability, children, celtic, getting home, curses spells and rituals, lighthouse, ocean, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, europe, ireland, tokyo
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Fireworks (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, 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, light, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: lighthouse, running away from home, summer, teenage love, high school, alternate timeline, teenage girl, seaside, beach, romance, teenager, mother daughter relationship ...
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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: psychological, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: autism, parent child relationship, love, fall in love, boss, lighthouse, couples, illness, sea lion, asperger's syndrome, disability, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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Taxandria (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: young prince is taken for tuition at a seaside hotel but there quickly bores and wanders off to visit a nearby lighthouse. Befriended by the keeper, he learns of a secret world he can see inside the light of the lamp - the world of Taxandria ruled ...
Style: fairy tale, surreal, serious, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: lighthouse, superhero, steampunk, hotel, prince, distopia, escapades, youth, romance, friends, heroes, adventure ...
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