27 Best Movies Like The Shape Of Water ...

27 Best Movies Like The Shape Of Water ...

If you liked this film , you will definitely love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Pan&`s Labyrinth (2006)

2. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

1h 45m Fantasy Drama Romance

A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

3. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

2h Action Adventure Mystery Fantasy

Hellboy must stop an elven prince from locating an ancient force that can destroy humanity: the all-powerful Golden Army.

4. I Am Dragon (2015)

1h 50m Fantasy Romance

In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left everything behind in the past - family, friends and groom. Now the only things she had were a stone cage and a mysterious young man named Arman ... but who is he and what is he doing on that island? Miroslava will know the truth too late: loving a dragon will reveal the bitter truth - love is scary.

5. Crimson Peak (2015)

1h 59m Horror Thriller Romance Mystery

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

6. Midnight Special (2016)

1h 52m Adventure Drama Science Fiction

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

7. Don&`t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

8. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

1h 42m Science Fiction Adventure Thriller

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.

9. Powder (1995)

1h 51m Drama Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller

Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of all those around him in ways they never could have imagined.

10. Blast from the Past (1999)

1h 52m Science Fiction Drama Romance Comedy

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.

11. Monos (2019)

1h 43m Drama Thriller Adventure

On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

12. Passengers (2016)

1h 56m Drama Romance Science Fiction

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

13. Monsters (2010)

1h 34m Drama Thriller Science Fiction

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures," while a journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

14. Cold Skin (2017)

1h 46m Horror Fantasy Drama

A young man who arrives at a remote island finds himself trapped in a battle for his life.

15. Ladyhawke (1985)

2h 1m Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

16. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

1h 41m Comedy Drama Romance Science Fiction

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

17. Downsizing (2017)

2h 15m Science Fiction Comedy Drama

A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.

18. Amphibian Man (1962)

1h 22m Adventure Science Fiction Romance

People living at a seashore town are frightened by reports of an unknown creature called "the sea devil". Nobody knows what it is, but it's really the son of doctor Salvator. The doctor performed surgery on his son and now young Ichtiander can live under water. This gives him certain advantages, but also creates a lot of problems.

19. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

1h 39m Science Fiction Adventure Horror Thriller

A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.

20. Starman (1984)

1h 55m Romance Science Fiction

When an alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona, the government tries to stop them.

21. The Host (2013)

2h 5m Action Adventure Romance Science Fiction Thriller

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

22. The Titan (2018)

1h 37m Science Fiction Thriller

On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.

23. WarGames (1983)

1h 54m Thriller Drama Action Adventure Science Fiction

High School student David Lightman has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions. Together with his girlfriend and a wizardly computer genius, David must race against time to outwit his opponent and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

24. Upside Down (2012)

1h 44m Romance Science Fiction Drama Fantasy

In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the question: what if love was stronger than gravity?

25. War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

2h 20m Drama Science Fiction War

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

26. Day of Resurrection (1980)

2h 36m Horror Science Fiction Drama Adventure

Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.

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