The Shape of Water (2017)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Shape of Water (2017) Poster

At a top secret research facility in the 1950s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.


  • Alexandre Desplat and Guillermo del Toro in The Shape of Water (2017)
  • Sally Hawkins at an event for The Shape of Water (2017)
  • Doug Jones and Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water (2017)
  • Michael Shannon and Guillermo del Toro in The Shape of Water (2017)
  • Octavia Spencer at an event for The Shape of Water (2017)

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Did You Know?


A series of photos depicting artist James Jean's progress on the poster artwork can be found on his Instagram page. On two such photographs, reference photos of the creature can be seen in the corner, presumably unreleased stills from the actual movie.


Hoffstetler: Sir, we need to get him back in the water.


T-8 fluorescent lamps were not available until 1981.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Adventure | Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Romance | Thriller


Release Date:

22 December 2017


English, American Sign Language, Russian

Country of Origin

USA, Canada

Box Office


$19,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,000,490 (USA) (22 December 2017)


$27,749,289 (USA) (17 January 2018)

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