United Kingdom: February 14 2018
Ranking: 79 out of 14,465 movies (up 4)
Ranked #500 in list 'The best movies ever'
Directed by Guillermo del Toro, this film is set in 1963, during the Cold War. Elisa is a woman who works as a janitor in a laboratory. One day there meeting a stranger amphibious man who is locked in the premises of the laboratory, the scientists are investigating and experiment with him. Gradually, they both get to know and she will end up falling madly in love with mysterious amphibian man. To end his captivity, Elisa outlines a plan to free the strange creature. For the plan to succeed, Elisa will have the help of a neighbor in her community. However, the outside world will be much more dangerous for the amphibious man what Elisa had thought and the consequences of her acts can be devastating. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer and Doug Jones.