R | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.
Director Guillermo del Toro said about Sally Hawkins, "Not only was she the first choice, she was the only choice. I wrote the movie for Sally, I wrote the movie for Michael [Shannon]... Sally is - I wanted the character of Elisa to be beautiful, in her own way, not in a way that... ...
So go get some real decency, son. And unfuck this mess.
T-8 fluorescent lamps were not available until 1981.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
$3,000,490 (USA) (22 December 2017)
$54,185,844 (USA) (22 February 2018)
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