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An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2017-12-01

Runtime 123 minutes

Budget $20m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.2


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calum shared a tip "Good for fans of dark modern fairytales."

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the_girl_abides shared a tip "I don’t think this one should’ve won best picture, but still a beautiful film to watch"

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sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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harvey_f_smith shared a tip "A great fantasy romance with a beauty and beast setting!"

jonathan_david_whit shared a tip "Guys and girls, I’m sorry. The actors were brilliant, but the story just wasn’t for me. I just couldn’t buy in…"

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fidge shared a tip "YEAH BABES GET ITTTTT"

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alltoohannah shared a tip "…… never going to get over how she had sex with a literal fish person"

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enemy shared a tip "The joy I felt when a creature feature won Best Picture... 🥹"

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wendy_porter_4634 shared a tip "Pulls at the heart strings in a weird way ❤️"

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Brendan.Tate shared a tip "Best fish porn of 2018"

crystal_w_8885 shared a tip "Such a unique and kind of weird but enjoyed it more than I thought I would have."

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joshua_smith_3234 shared a tip "Great modern fairytale."

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ginger_k shared a tip "Not Guillermo Del Toro's most out-there film but definitely unusual in his unique way"

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ivette_baez shared a tip "Definitely the most bizarre love story I’ve ever seen. But well written and produced."

katrina_charlton shared a tip "It was very stupid"

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arelis_lopez_8367 shared a tip "There’s something I love so much about this movie."

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vanessa_anguiano_1434 shared a tip "Beautiful cinematography, forbidden love story that actually comes to fruiton, thematically complete"

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twitch366 shared a tip "Vivid colors, beautiful cinematography. Good story. Well done"

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laura_heibs shared a tip "Something about this movie just ain’t right"

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jennifer_sied shared a tip "The fish man is hot, but you should watch this movie for the excellent story and social commentary."

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Unstable_kaye shared a tip "shows a whole new perspective of love and challenges. tbh one of my favorite comfort shows. v poetic."

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michelle_davison_7921 shared a tip "This is a beautiful story and film. I was completely emersed in the storyline."

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inutrasha shared a tip "I loved this movie so much I read the book. Its wonderfully romantic, perfect for a rainy day"

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haylee_bug shared a tip "Cause fish ****"

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quillowords shared a tip "Unusual fairytale come to life. Just watch it"

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nancy_smith shared a tip "If someone would have told me that the heroine would fall for a sea monster in advance, I would have missed a super movie."

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nancy_smith shared a tip "Strange, but I still loved it and cried too."

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freemon_jackson shared a tip "Sex with a fish..."

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tayler_tate shared a tip "Very interesting kept me on the edge of my seat and surprised 4 sure lol"

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corey_howard shared a tip "Good, but could've been a lot better if it explored it's idea more."

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corey_howard shared a tip "It's good, but I don't care about it"

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fuckingggbilly shared a tip "Hhrngngngngn sexy fish man"

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warmestmachine shared a tip "pheesh"

yamiled_andrade shared a tip "Cute, feels like a movie I could watch on a balcony in Paris."

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justin_macosky shared a tip "One of my top 20 favorites!"

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anita_john shared a tip "Beautifully shot. One of my favourite romance films. 🧜"

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ava_voth shared a tip "Dont watch this with your dad like I did😬"

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denise_puckett shared a tip "This movie shocked me and was gripping..I would have never thought it would be so good"

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christine_daigle_5567 shared a tip ""Surprisingly Good Movie""

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natan_bekele shared a tip "Beautiful cinematography. One of my favorite visually stunning pictures"

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anna_giannicchi shared a tip "Different"

hilda_alvarez-strang shared a tip "Loved it"

akira_marin shared a tip "It’s carried suspense in such a unique way It became one of my favorite movies!"

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angel_werewolf shared a tip "Definitely not appropriate to watch around children but a very unique love story. I very much enjoyed it."

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zoaster.the.toaster0012 shared a tip "Very unique plot."

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layla_daoud shared a tip "so bootiful."

r_kafka shared a tip "It is unusual, but it’s the most romantic movie I’ve ever seen. And your significant other might also think so."

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alejandra_gonzalez_6760 shared a tip "This movie is so deep that you have to have an open mind to understand it fully."

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candace_royden shared a tip "A romance that you won't forget."

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adriana_chavira_5679 shared a tip "It's a little different. But a love story between t two different people"

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rose_griffin_6351 shared a tip "Good"

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erica_sepulveda shared a tip "Yes it was such a great movie!"

denise_5684 shared a tip "Creative, intriguing and different!"

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amanda_carter_wilke shared a tip "Beautiful cinema"

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leta_grieves_1429 shared a tip "Not the same old thing. New and intriguing. Kept my attention."

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jasmine_marsh shared a tip "A love you'd never think possible and a connection undeniable"

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lydia_arnold shared a tip "Love story. Accepting others as they are. And nice to see ASL in movies."

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caelin_brooks shared a tip "MY FAVORITE MOVIE- the art, the filming, the characters, the plot is all amazing!"

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julie_annis shared a tip "Pretty different story line but you get a soft spot for the fish guy"

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kristin_cushing shared a tip "A twist to a love tale that was a little odd to watch but well told story"

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jack_havok shared a tip "Has to be one of my favourite movies of all time. A modern fairy tale, beautiful and dark. #mustsee #modernfairytale"

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shadow_wolf_3646 shared a tip "It was an amazing moive, this is one of the best movies I have seen in the past year. It's a story of love it's really good"

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connor_harmelink shared a tip "It was weird, but in a good way, I thought."

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landy_v shared a tip "The story, the colour, the fantastical feeling you get… this movie is absolutely incredible!"

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zoe_torres_5820 shared a tip "Del Toro can do whatever he wants and I'll pay to see it"

cesar_erba shared a tip "Love!"

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wendy_holcombe shared a tip "A beautifully made movie. It's worth a look even if just for the cinematography."

enrique_juarez shared a tip "I love it, one of my favorite movies. So emotional, tragic and romantic."

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cailin_walker shared a tip "Great and unique story#romance"

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jay_tulp shared a tip "Already seen this one, but to the people who suggested it: You get me. ❤️"

elizabeth_traina shared a tip "Some parts were difficult to get through because of descriptions of violence, but it has such a beautiful ending."

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jewel_pena shared a tip "AMAZING film"

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claire_d_30 shared a tip "Loved it! Perfect blend of sci-fi and romance 🖤"

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l._rauch shared a tip "Magnificent"

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