The Lightship

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Set in 1955, the film takes place almost exclusively aboard a US Coast Guard lightship, an anchored vessel that functions in much the same way as a lighthouse, keeping other ships from crashing into the rocky Virginia shore. The lightship is captained by Brandauer, a German-born American citizen who is haunted by his naval past. During WWII, while commanding...read more

The Lightship - Official Trailer
02:23 — The crew of a floating beacon anchored off the East coast are threatened by a trio of vicious criminals.

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Set in 1955, the film takes place almost exclusively aboard a US Coast Guard lightship, an anchored vessel that functions in much the same way as a lighthouse, keeping other ships from crashing into the rocky Virginia shore. The lightship is captained by B… (more)

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