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.
Doug Jones based the physicality of The Creature on that of a matador, very much leading with the hips. In Dr. Hoffstetler's apartment, a statue of a matador is glimpsed briefly.
If I spoke about it - if I did - what would I tell you? I wonder. Would I tell you about the time? It happened a long time ago, it seems. In the last days of a fair prince's reign. Or would I tell you about the place? A small city near the coast, ...
In one scene they walk past a store selling TV sets. There are about 12 TV's in the window, each one showing a different show, but there were only 3 networks in 1962 and no VCR's.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
$3,000,490 (USA) (22 December 2017)
$63,859,435 (USA) (3 May 2018)
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