The Shape of Water

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The Shape of Water is a 2017 American fantasy drama movie[1] directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor.[1] The movie stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer. It is set in Baltimore in 1962, the plot is about a mute custodian at a high-security government laboratory who becomes friends with a captured humanoid-amphibian creature.

Many critics declared The Shape of Water del Toro's best movie since Pan's Labyrinth,[2] praising in particular Hawkins's performance.[3]

The movie won two Golden Globes for Best Director and Best Original Score.[4] At the 71st British Academy Film Awards, the movie received 12 nominations, winning Best Movie.[5] The movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2018.

The Shape of Water began a limited release in two theaters in New York City on December 1, 2017, before expanding on December 8, 2017, and has grossed $34 million.[6]


Additional Voices[change | change source]

  • Carlos Alazraqui
  • Matt Adler
  • Keith Anthony
  • Steve Alterman
  • Stephen Apostolina
  • Kimberly Bailey
  • Kirk Baily
  • Ryan Bartley
  • David Beron
  • Dee Bradley Baker
  • Bob Bergen
  • Kimberly Brooks
  • Steve Blum
  • Richard Cansino
  • Rodger Bumpass
  • Kathryn Cressida
  • Jordi Caballero
  • Helene Vania Cardona
  • Melendy Britt
  • Peter Arpesella
  • Jon Bruno
  • June Christopher
  • Robert Clotworthy
  • Sylvianne Chebance
  • David Cowgill
  • Neil Dickson
  • Wendy Cutler
  • Vicki Davis
  • Debi Derryberry
  • Dan Gilvezan
  • Brian T. Delaney
  • Laurie Faso
  • Keith Ferguson
  • Billy Otis
  • Robin Atkin Downes
  • Richard Epcar
  • Eddie Frierson
  • Don Fullilove
  • Elisa Gabrielli
  • Jessica Gee-George
  • Jean Gilpin
  • Mike Gomez
  • Philip Maurice Hayes
  • Grant George
  • Jackie Gonneau
  • Nicholas Guest
  • Kerry Gutierrez
  • Todd Haberkorn
  • Jess Harnell
  • Bridget Hoffman
  • Karen Huie
  • Mark Ivanir
  • Rif Hutton
  • Hideo Kimura
  • Lex Lang
  • Matthew Laborteaux
  • Donna Lynn Leavy
  • Christian Lanz
  • Luisa Leschin
  • Marabina Jaimes
  • Carole Jeghers
  • Andrew Kishino
  • Anne Lockhart
  • Paul Kwo
  • James Taku Leung
  • Lucy Lin
  • Lydia Look
  • Terence Mathews
  • David Michie
  • Danny Mann
  • Dave Mallow
  • Mona Marshall
  • Caltin McKenna-Wiltison
  • Walter Emanuel Jones
  • Scott Menville
  • Peter Lavin
  • Edie Mirman
  • Dina Morrone
  • Piotr Michael
  • Richard Miro
  • Jim Meskimen
  • Andrew Morgado
  • Joey Naber
  • Paula Jane Newman
  • Arthur Ortiz
  • Juan Pacheco
  • Jonathan Nichols
  • Paul Pape
  • Devika Parikh
  • Jacqueline Pinol
  • Courtney Peldon
  • Ashley Peldon
  • Jim Pirri
  • Chrystee Pharris
  • Juan Pope
  • Phil Proctor
  • Jan Rabson
  • Peter Renaday
  • Michael Sorich
  • Ben Pronsky
  • Michael Ralph
  • Al Rodrigo
  • Moira Quirk
  • Darren Richardson
  • Michelle Ruff
  • David Shaughnessy
  • Jeremy Shada
  • Alan Shearman
  • Alexander Polinsky
  • Jean-Michel Richaud
  • Cindy Robinson
  • Neil Ross
  • Keith Silverstein
  • Regina Taufen
  • Sam Sako
  • Terrence Stone
  • Hans Schoeber
  • Justin Shenkarow
  • Dennis Singletary
  • Julian Stone
  • Pepper Sweeney
  • Kaiji Tang
  • Shane Sweet
  • Fred Tatasciore
  • Kirk Thornton
  • Kari Wahlgren
  • Audrey Wasilewski
  • Debra Wilson
  • Scott Whyte
  • Matthew Wood
  • Claudette Wells
  • Ron Yuan
  • Matthew Wolf
  • Lynnanne Zager
  • Ruth Zalduondo
  • Jasper Randall
  • David Zyler
  • Jim Ward
  • Brian Tochi
  • Dave Wittenberg

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Shape of Water". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  2. Kiang, Jessica (August 31, 2017). "Guillermo Del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' Is Sweet & Scary Movie Magic [Venice Review]". The Playlist. Retrieved September 7, 2017.
  3. Zack Shard (August 31, 2017). "'The Shape of Water' Reviews Rave About Sally Hawkins' 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Silent Performance". Indiewire. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
  4. Rubin, Rebecca (December 11, 2017). "Golden Globe Nominations: Complete List". Variety. Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  5. "The Shape of Water leads Bafta nominations". BBC News. January 9, 2018. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  6. McNary, Dave. "Guillermo del Toro's 'Shape of Water' Gets Awards Season Release Date". Variety. Retrieved April 19, 2017.