Haunted Lighthouse

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Haunted Lighthouse
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Directed by Joe Dante
Produced by Michael Finnell
Jini Dayaneni
Yvonne Bernard
Neal Allen
Written by Sam Hamm
Story by R. L. Stine
Starring Christopher Lloyd
Lea Thompson
Michael McKean
Bobby Edner
Matt Weinberg
Sara Paxton
Daveigh Chase
Music by Chris Stone
Cinematography Sean MacLeod Phillips
Edited by Marshall Harvey
Distributed by Simex-Iwerks
Release date
  • March 7, 2003 (2003-03-07)
Running time
22 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English

R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse is a 2003 short 4-D film. It debuted in several United States theme parks, including SeaWorld San Diego and SeaWorld San Antonio. The film was created by Busch Entertainment Corporation and Lookout Entertainment. It is the first 3-D film featured at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

The film was shot in 3D using a 5 perforation/70mm format. The effects in the show include water/air jets and seats wired with special effects (buzzers, remote speakers, and other tactile elements. The ending features water cannons mounted under the screen which soak many people in the theater.


The film tells the story of the ghosts of two children who are cursed to remain forever on a Cape Cod beach and in a 19th-century era lighthouse. After 100 years, they meet two children visiting the beach and take them to the lighthouse, hoping to turn them into ghosts like them.


Recent appearances[edit]

The film recently began shows at the UK theme park Flamingo Land until 2016 when the ride was removed From the park to make way for the hub a entertainment complex and Go cart track.

Shows formerly located at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Busch Gardens Williamsburg were replaced by Pirates 4D in early 2006.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sandler, Corey (2007). Walt Disney World Resort: Also Includes Seaworld and Central Florida (5th ed.). Globe Pequot. p. 452. ISBN 0762741694. 

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