movie poster of The Lighthouse
7.6/10
90%
DramaFantasyHorrorMystery
Release Date: 1-11-2019

Who worked on this film

  • Robert Eggers
    Director
  • Willem Dafoe
    Actor
  • Robert Pattinson
    Actor
  • Valeriia Karaman
    Actor
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The Lighthouse

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The Lighthouse

7.6/10
90%
Release Date: 1-11-2019
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Synopsis

Stranded on a remote island in a terrible storm, two men begin to lose their grip with reality as paranoia and hallucinations take hold of their psyches.

Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson) is sent to work as a wickie in an isolated lighthouse under the supervision of Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe). Soon after Winslow arrives, he becomes fascinated with a carving of a mermaid and takes it for his own. On the first night, he notices Wake behaving strangely at night.

As the storm continues, loneliness pushes the men closer and they start drinking heavily together, sharing stories and secrets, although all the while remaining adversarial. As they discover more and more about each other, Winslow begins to suspect that Wake is hiding what happened to a previous wickie who was stationed at the lighthouse, and Wake becomes more and more erratic and angry with Winslow.

Both men struggle to differentiate between hallucination and reality as isolation and paranoia drive them to darker places, leading to a dramatic and mind-bending conclusion.

Who worked on this film

  • Robert Eggers
    Director
  • Willem Dafoe
    Actor
  • Robert Pattinson
    Actor
  • Valeriia Karaman
    Actor
See more
testimonial by Robert Eggers
Robert Eggers

Director of 'The Lighthouse'

"I start with atmosphere. My brother had an idea โ€” a ghost running the lighthouse โ€” that created a look and a feeling of a world in my head. Then we got the very basic strokes of a story based on a real story, about two lighthouse keepers, both named Thomas, who get stranded on their lighthouse station and one of them dies."

Streaming The Lighthouse - can you stream this movie with Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu or anywhere else?


Currently you can stream The Lighthouse with a Prime Video subscription. If you don't have Prime Video you can get a free 30-day trial, but if you do have Prime Video then you can stream the movie now without paying anything extra. You can also stream The Lighthouse with Kanopy. We'll update this page if we find more streaming options.


Can you buy or rent The Lighthouse to watch online?


If you don't have a Prime Video subscription or access to Kanopy then you can buy or rent The Lighthouse to watch online from digital platforms such as FandangoNOW, VUDU, Google Play Movies, YouTube, Apple iTunes, Microsoft Store or Redbox. You can buy the movie for as little as $7.99, and you can rent The Lighthouse for as little as $2.99.


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Also directed by Robert Eggers

Also starring Willem Dafoe