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The Shape of Water [DVD] [2017]-Front_Original

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 958 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Something fishy about this one

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    PanOpticon
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    This is a nice-looking and well-acted film but if you’re gonna try to sell me a romance between a human woman and a slimy fish monster (who must smell AWFUL, by the way) then can you possibly set up that romance in a believable way? There’s not even any buildup! She’s making goo-goo eyes at this affront to God’s creation the second she sees it! Also, maybe give the fish creature a personality or even, I dunno, a name? Perhaps “Charlie” after the tuna can mascot would do. Anything would suffice! And don’t get me started on the scene where the creature, hiding out in Stephen Jenkins’s character’s apartment, outright murders one of Jenkins’s cats for simply being a good, loyal pet and defending its territory from this monster. The nerve of this film!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Doesn't live up to the hype.

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    Montague
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    Should have known that an Oscar winning sci-fi movie was going to be a boring slog. The story isn't bad but the whole thing has an artsy foreign film feel. Regretting buying it, should have rented it. The 4K HDR version of course looks good but the cinematography doesn't take advantage of any of it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Alright Movie

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    Trome
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    Big fan of Guillermo del Toro, especially his movies Pans Labyrinth and The Orphanage. That's the reason for purchasing the movie. Not sure if this is a lead up to HB given it's the same creature, but just strange at some points in the movie.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Just a romantic movie disguised as something else

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    Spawnga
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    Watched the movie without reading any reviews to be as unbiased as possible. Even though it had its moments, this was nothing more than a lame attempt at a romantic movie. Just changed one of the main characters into a monster and voila... To me, it was over-hyped.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Okay Features. Great Fidelity.

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    JRoss
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    The 4k transfer is excellent. There are some special features worth viewing, but still just a little bit to be desired on that front. Overall, I'd say grab the 4K release if you have the appropriate hardware.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Average

    Posted
    bglaeser
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    Movie was ok . Not saying it was a bad movie just don't think it lived up to all the hype. Had some slow moments . Thought Michael Shannon did a great job . The 4k picture looked great on my TV .

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    This is not a movie for everyone

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    dhskinny
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    This is not a movie for everyone. It's a fairy tale. This is something that is made clear in the very beginning of the film. it did not live up to the hype it received during the academy awards ceremony.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not bad...

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    JonnyCage
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    I bought this for my wife. I had no intention of watching it. Unfortunately, I had to. I liked it I guess. Not my kind of movie but the wife is happy and that's what matters.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    its okay

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    snd8504
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    I was excited to see this movie to only be let down.. only a little : ) go into it with low expectations and I think u will enjoy it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie too weird

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    Marilyn
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    It was a good movie, however it was a little too far out and I would hesitantly recommend it to anyone. It won so many awards I wanted to see it for myself.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Shape water

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    Jose
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    This was a blind buy based on a cool steelbook at a good price. The movie was entertaining enough...the kind that wins the oscars lately

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful steelbook

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    Bardan87
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    I didnt think it was the greatest movie, but I loved the look of the steelbook! Just wish the plastic wasnt ripped when I recieved it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Weird

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    Jenn
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    I know this movie won an Oscar, but it is a strange movie that while interesting was just unusual. Not sure I'll ever watch it again, even though I own it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Weird but lovely

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    Onlydarrell
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    This is a wonderfully weird one. Its basically a fish and a woman but its much more to the fish, much more to the woman, much more to this story.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    I was disappointed

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    ronnie1
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    I heard that this movie won some awards, so maybe my bar was too high. It is a movie that you wait for movie channels to play for free.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    interesting scenario

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    gege
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    i was expecting more ,in a way desapoited however will watch it again to make sure i did not miss anything worth while .gerard sebban

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's Worth Watching But Not Worth Buying

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    Catzlife
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    I wouldn't recommend the purchase unless you truly love the love story between a fish and a person! It's good but I wasn't that impressed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Okay Movie But Not The Best Picture of the Year

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    Steve
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    The first hour of this movie is amazing and then it spins of into it's own violent world. I was really disappointed in the final hour.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Disappointed

    Posted
    Catroach
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    I know it got good reviews but I was expecting more for my 4K purchase. I could have waited to see it on Netflix or Amazon.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It was OK

    Posted
    Mycrowave
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    I didn't find anything overly compelling about this movie. It passed the time, but nothing more.

    I would recommend this to a friend