The Lighthouse parents guide

The Lighthouse Parent Guide

How long could you spend in a lighthouse with Willem Defoe?

Release date October 18, 2019

Thomas Wake and Ephraim Winslow are lighthouse keepers, cooped up together in one small lighthouse, and with little to do but drink and go mad. How long before something snaps?

Why is The Lighthouse rated R? The MPAA rated The Lighthouse R for sexual content, nudity, violence, disturbing images, and some language

Run Time: 110 minutes

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Why is The Lighthouse rated R? The Lighthouse is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, nudity, violence, disturbing images, and some language

- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, some in a sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some involving animals – blood and some detail
- Frequent portrayals of surreal and nightmarish imagery – some detail
- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity - breast and buttock nudity, some detail
- Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
- Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts
- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions

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Cast and Crew

The Lighthouse is directed by Robert Eggers and stars Willem Defoe, Robert Pattinson, and Valeriaa Karaman.