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1. The Lighthouse (I) (2019)

R | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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83 Metascore

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Director: Robert Eggers | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman

Votes: 51,543 | Gross: $0.43M

2. Aquaman (2018)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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55 Metascore

Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson

Votes: 321,032 | Gross: $335.06M

3. Sex and Lucía (2001)

R | 128 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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65 Metascore

Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Paz Vega, Tristán Ulloa, Najwa Nimri, Elena Anaya

Votes: 33,737 | Gross: $1.49M

4. The Vanishing (2018)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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64 Metascore

Three lighthouse keepers on the remote Flannan Isles find a hidden trunk of gold, leading to their mysterious disappearance.

Director: Kristoffer Nyholm | Stars: Peter Mullan, Gerard Butler, Emma King, Gary Lewis

Votes: 11,041

5. The Lighthouse (I) (2016)

102 min | Thriller

5.2
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58 Metascore

Based on real events which saw two lighthouse keepers stranded for months at sea in a freak storm, the film tells a tale of death, madness and isolation; a desolate trip into the heart of human darkness.

Director: Chris Crow | Stars: Mark Lewis Jones, Michael Jibson, Ian Virgo, Joshua Richards

Votes: 550

6. Pete's Dragon (1977)

G | 128 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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46 Metascore

An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit.

Directors: Don Chaffey, Don Bluth | Stars: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 21,141 | Gross: $40.10M

7. The Light Between Oceans (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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60 Metascore

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat.

Director: Derek Cianfrance | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Florence Clery

Votes: 48,465 | Gross: $12.55M

8. Red Riding Hood (2006)

PG | 82 min | Adventure, Family, Musical

3.4
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Grandma is babysitting her two grandkids. The girl wants to go out, but grandma asks them to hear a story first. The kids accept if they can change aspects of the story such as replacing the wolf with a werewolf. Is there a catch?

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Lainie Kazan, Henry Cavill, Morgan Thompson, Sam Oz Stone

Votes: 1,010

9. Cold Skin (2017)

108 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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In 1914, a young man arrives at a remote island near the Antarctic Circle to take the post of weather observer only to find himself trapped in a watchtower besieged by deadly creatures which live in hiding on the island.

Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Ray Stevenson, David Oakes, Aura Garrido, Winslow M. Iwaki

Votes: 10,220

10. A Very Long Engagement (2004)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 69,028 | Gross: $6.17M

11. Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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85 Metascore

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.

Director: Tomm Moore | Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 46,304 | Gross: $0.86M

12. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Javier Bardem, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Benjamin Bratt, Gina Bernard Forbes

Votes: 21,615 | Gross: $4.61M

13. Half Light (2006)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Rachel Carlson, a successful novelist moves to a small Scottish village to move on with her life after the death of her son. Strange things start to happen when she is haunted by ghosts and real life terror.

Director: Craig Rosenberg | Stars: Demi Moore, Henry Ian Cusick, Nicholas Gleaves, James Cosmo

Votes: 12,866

14. Chewin' the Fat (1999– )

Comedy

8.2
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Scottish sketch show which first appeared on radio. Featuring such characters as dodgy decorators Bish and Bosh, Ballistic Bob, The Lonely Shopkeeper, The Foulmouthed Fishermen and The Man From Kilmacolm. Mostly filmed in Glasgow.

Stars: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Karen Dunbar, Mark Cox

Votes: 1,068

15. Stromboli (1950)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.3
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Karin, a young woman from the Baltic countries, marries fisherman Antonio to escape from a prison camp. But she cannot get used to the tough life in Antonio's volcano-threatened village, Stromboli.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mario Vitale, Renzo Cesana, Mario Sponzo

Votes: 5,332

16. Lighthouse (1999)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Members of a sunken prison ship take refuge at an old lighthouse, unaware one of their most notorious criminals has taken shelter there as well.

Director: Simon Hunter | Stars: James Purefoy, Rachel Shelley, Christopher Adamson, Paul Brooke

Votes: 1,151

17. Stonados (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.9
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When a tornado appears in the waters south of Boston, former storm chaser Joe Randall is intrigued by the unusual weather. But as twisters begin to strike across the Boston shoreline, Joe ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: Paul Johansson, Sebastian Spence, Miranda Frigon, Jessica McLeod

Votes: 817

18. Captain January (1936)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

7.2
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A little girl named Star lives with a lighthouse keeper who rescued her when her parents drowned. A truant officer decides she should go to boarding school but she's rescued by relatives.

Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Guy Kibbee, Slim Summerville, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 1,118

19. The Little Bather (1968)

96 min | Comedy

6.6
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Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dhéry | Stars: Louis de Funès, Andréa Parisy, Franco Fabrizi, Michèle Alexandre

Votes: 3,322

20. The Monster of Piedras Blancas (1959)

Unrated | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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The monster, which looks like a snarling "Creature from the Black Lagoon," invades a sleepy seaside town. The lighthouse keeper, newly widowed and estranged from the town folk, has been ... See full summary »

Director: Irvin Berwick | Stars: Les Tremayne, Forrest Lewis, John Harmon, Frank Arvidson

Votes: 588

21. South Solitary (2010)

121 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Set in 1928, Meredith is a 35 year-old unmarried woman who arrives at a remote lighthouse island with her uncle, the new head keeper.

Director: Shirley Barrett | Stars: Miranda Otto, Marton Csokas, Essie Davis, Rohan Nichol

Votes: 351

22. The Exorcism of Hugh (1972)

R | 110 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

5.7
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This movie takes place on the Isle of Jersey where a troubled wife has come to sort out the tumult of her life. She encounters a lighthouse-keeper there and they quickly become lovers. ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Burnley | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Frank Finlay, Michael Petrovitch, Michael Craze

Votes: 245

23. Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt (2016)

106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.8
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Robbi and Tobbi are friends, unusual friends, because Robbi is little robot. For their adventure travel they construct a perfect vehicle for the air, water and earth - the Fliewatüüt.

Director: Wolfgang Groos | Stars: Arsseni Bultmann, Alexandra Maria Lara, Sam Riley, Friedrich Mücke

Votes: 122

24. Disciple (2013)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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In 1939 the 13-year-old Carl arrives at the lighthouse Lågskär in the Åland Islands, for a position as lighthouse disciple. He is trained by the demanding lighthouse keeper.

Director: Ulrika Bengts | Stars: Erik Lönngren, Patrik Kumpulainen, Niklas Groundstroem, Amanda Ooms

Votes: 369

25. Thunder Rock (1942)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

6.7
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Cynical, embittered newspaperman David Charleston (Sir Michael Redgrave) is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Michael Redgrave, James Mason, Barbara Mullen, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 581

26. The Lightship (1963)

84 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Religiously principled Captain Freytag must choose between his morals and the safety of his crew and his young son, when three ruthless criminals on the run take over his lighthouse.

Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Helmut Wildt, Dieter Borsche, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 18

27. Behind the Wall (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

3.6
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Maine coastal town Harrison Bay is broke, so deputy mayor Drew Cabot arranges a deal with a contractor to develop the abandoned lighthouse for tourism. Father Hendry fails to convince the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: Lindy Booth, Lawrence Dane, James Thomas, Andy Jones

Votes: 551

28. Ujed andjela (1984)

97 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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... See full summary »

Director: Lordan Zafranovic | Stars: Katalin Ladik, Boris Kralj, Marina Nemet, Charles Millot

Votes: 67

29. Finis terrae (1929)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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On an island off the coast of Brittany four isolated men collect seaweed. Two young best friends have a quarrel and when one's thumb becomes infected his friend must risk his life on the ocean to bring him to the doctor.

Director: Jean Epstein | Stars: Gibois, Jean-Marie Laot, Malgorn, François Morin

Votes: 434

30. Shut Up, Gulli (1974)

82 min | Comedy

5.4
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A TV channel organizes a super-8 competition, and Kenavec family decides to film their small village in Brittany.

Director: Robert Dhéry | Stars: Colette Brosset, Robert Castel, Micheline Dax, Robert Dhéry

Votes: 60

31. Krakatoa (2008 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.3
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The greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history, the Krakatoa explosion of August 27 1883.

Directors: Jeremy Hall, Stuart Everett | Stars: John Shrapnel, Michael Bernardin, Sasha Waddell, Nick Ewans

Votes: 112

32. Times of Joy and Sorrow (1957)

162 min | Drama

7.0
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Covering the years from 1932 through 1957, this is the story of the trials and tribulations of lighthouse keeper Keiji Sada and his wife Hideko Takamine.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Keiji Sada, Takahiro Tamura, Katsuo Nakamura

Votes: 87

33. Lighthouse Keeping (1946)

7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.1
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Donald is a lighthouse keeper. He shines the light on a sleeping pelican; the angry bird comes into the lighthouse and tries to put out the light. Donald and the bird do battle through the rest of the picture.

Director: Jack Hannah | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 444

34. Big Joys, Small Sorrows (1986)

130 min | Drama

6.2
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A lighthouse keeper and his family follow work from town to town, each time making new friends and receiving a visit from his troublesome father.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Gô Katô, Hitoshi Ueki, Reiko Ôhara, Yoko Shinoyama

Votes: 52

35. Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1942)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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After Pearl Harbor, convicts at Alcatraz prison live in fear of bomb attacks, driving Champ Larkin and his pal Jimbo to a desperate escape attempt which lands them on a tiny lighthouse ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: James Craig, Bonita Granville, Frank Jenks, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 247

36. Captain January (1924)

64 min | Drama

6.9
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A lighthouse keeper finds a little girl who is washed ashore tied to some wreckage. He adopts her and they become inseparable. Eventually her real family finds her and tries to take her away.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: Hobart Bosworth, Baby Peggy, Irene Rich, Lincoln Stedman

Votes: 197

37. Faróis de Portugal - 5 Séculos de História (2008)

Documentary, History

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History of the Portuguese Lighthouses, with special focus on the life of lighthouse keepers, with the view of a retired lighthouse keeper revealing the sociological, functional and symbolical microcosm of a lighthouse.

Director: Carlos Boiça | Stars: Joaquim Almeida Boiça, Vieira da Silva, Abrantes Horta, Arlindo Santos

38. The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter (1918)

63 min | Drama

6.0
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The wealthy Frank Helmer travels to the seafront to forget a bitter love story. There he meets Awa, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, whom he falls in love with.

Director: Georg af Klercker | Stars: Manne Göthson, Agnes Önergsson, Carl Barcklind, Nils Lundell

Votes: 25

39. Sea Racketeers (1937)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama

5.5
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Step back in time to the golden age of classic crime movies. The arch villain (played by J. Carrol Naish) is running a casino on board a ship. At the same time he�۪s smuggling ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Weldon Heyburn, Jeanne Madden, Warren Hymer, Penny Singleton

Votes: 41

40. Les feux de la mer (1948)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Documentary film shot in Brittany about lighthouses and lighthouse keepers on the island of Ouessant and coast of Finistere.

Director: Jean Epstein

Votes: 36

41. Split Rock Light Tribute to the Age of Steel (1986)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary about the Split Rock Lighthouse, it's history and impact.

Director: Woody Mueller | Stars: Karen Durst, Doug Fifield, Donn Hanson, Rebbeca Katz

42. The Flaming Sword (1915)

Drama

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Director: Edwin Middleton | Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Jane Grey, Edith Diestel, Mrs. Middleton

43. Eye of the Night (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Jane is a comely little slavey in a fishermen's village. The only two friends she has among all the inhabitants are David Holden, the aged keeper of the lighthouse, "The Eye of the Night," ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Edwards | Stars: William H. Thompson, Margery Wilson, Thornton Edwards, J.P. Lockney

44. Un drame au phare (1914)

Short, Drama

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Director: George Pallu

45. Kesän maku (1975)

100 min | Drama

5.3
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Director: Asko Tolonen | Stars: Virpi Uimonen, Ritva Oksanen, Juha Hyppönen, Jukka Auvinen

Votes: 30

46. The Wreck of the Hesperus (1944)

Approved | Animation, Short

5.2
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When the sailing ship 'Hesperus' gets into trouble in a raging sea-storm, the ever-vigilant lighthouse keeper, Mighty Mouse, flies forth and comes to the rescue of the captain, his fair-maiden daughter, and the crew.

Director: Mannie Davis

Votes: 24

47. Storm at the Lighthouse (1950)

83 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Lighthouse keeper Captain Bochalis, whose wife abandoned him years ago, lives in a remote lighthouse with his daughter, Chrysa. One day, a man is washed up onto the shore under the ... See full summary »

Director: Grigoris Grigoriou | Stars: Inta Hristinaki, Dinos Dimopoulos, Thodoros Moridis, Lykourgos Kallergis

Votes: 19

48. Das Meer (1927)

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Director: Peter Paul Felner | Stars: Heinrich George, Olga Tschechowa, Simone Vaudry, Anton Pointner

49. Sygnaly (1938)

73 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Director: Joseph Lejtes | Stars: Lena Zelichowska, Jerzy Pichelski, Kazimierz Junosza-Stepowski, Mieczyslawa Cwiklinska

Votes: 8

50. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Assie Come Home (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Bender searches the entire universe for his shiny metal rear end.

Director: Raymie Muzquiz | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 843



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