Based on an idea by Daniel Kraus And Guillermo del Toro

From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

  • 2 hr 3 minChildren under 17 may not attend R-rated movies unaccompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Children ages 6 and under are not allowed at R-rated movies after 6pm.RHDSD
  • Dec 1, 2017
  • Drama

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AMC Exclusive: Healing, Magical and Emotional

THE SHAPE OF WATER is a moving story with a message of acceptance: “Love is love,” and there is a monster inside all of us. The cast share how del Toro makes the unlovely beautiful in this clip.

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AMC Exclusive: Elements of All Genres in One Film

Whether you love historical dramas, fantasy films or fairy tales, THE SHAPE OF WATER will capture your heart and attention. Hear from the cast and writer-director-producer Guillermo del Toro.

Cast & Crew

  • Michael ShannonRichard Strickland

  • Richard JenkinsGiles

  • Sally HawkinsElisa Esposito

  • Octavia SpencerZelda Fuller

  • Michael StuhlbargDr. Robert Hoffstetler

  • Doug JonesAmphibian Man

  • Guillermo Del ToroDirector

  • Guillermo Del ToroProducer

  • J. Miles DaleProducer

  • Vanessa TaylorWriter