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.
The American Film Institute selected it as one of the top 10 films of the year. At the 90th Academy Awards, the film received a leading 13 nominations, and won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Score and Best Production Design. It also won ... ...
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, ...
When Elisa brings her portable record player to the creature, she has two albums of big-band swing, a Benny Goodman LP on Columbia and a Glenn Miller album. The Goodman LP has the correct Columbia label for the film's 1962 setting but the Miller album, which is shown on her turntable, has a green label. Miller's record company, RCA Victor, used black labels for its popular releases.
English, American Sign Language, Russian, French
$3,000,490 (USA) (22 December 2017)
$63,859,435 (USA) (3 May 2018)
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