Romantic fantasy drama from film-maker Guillermo del Toro starring Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer.
Mute cleaner Elisa Esposito (Hawkins) works in a government laboratory in 1960s Baltimore.
When the lab takes delivery of a classified experiment Elisa's life changes forever.
Inside a mysterious water tank is a creature that was caught in a South American river by Colonel Richard Strickland (Michael Shannon).
While cleaning one day, Elisa discovers that the creature is in fact a humanoid amphibian (Doug Jones) for which she quickly develops romantic feelings.
When she learns of the creature's fate at the hands of the Colonel, she sets a plan in motion to kidnap him and return him to the sea.
The cast also includes Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and David Hewlett.