We sent Myla Tosatto, “Movie Myla”, to review this movie and she came up with her list of the top “The Shape of Water Quotes”! There were lots of good lines from the movie. If you are stumbling across this post you have probably seen the movie and looking up your own favorite quotes possibly from Giles or Elisa or whomever! Be sure to also read The Shape of Water review!
Comment below if you have any other lines fro the movie you think we should add to our list! We will continue to edit it as we see fit!
The Shape of Water Quotes
“You boys mind putting the trash in the can? That’s what it’s there for.”- Zelda (Octavia Spencer)
“Yes, I’m wearing a hair piece. How does it look?”- Giles (Richard Jenkins)
“Y’all come back now.”- Pie Seller (Morgan Kelly)
“You think he meant it?”- Giles
“Oh Heavens to Betsy, we’re in a pickle.”- Mr. Fleming (David Hewlett)
“It’s still Baltimore, Elaine. No one likes Baltimore.”- Richard Strickland to his wife about their new town
“General Hoyt, sir, you can’t for any circumstance, kill this creature.”- Dr. Robert Hoffstetler (Michael Stuhlbarg)
“REPEAT REPEAT REPEAT” – Elisa (Sally Hawkins) to Giles in ASL when he isn’t paying attention to her signs
“He sees me for what I am.”- Elisa
“Now I can save him or let him die.”- Elisa
“. . . and we’re synchronizing our watches like they do in the movies. . .”- Giles to Elisa
“I don’t want a beautiful, intricate thing destroyed.”- Dr. Hoffstetler to Strickland
“Are you out of your mind? Don’t do this, Elisa.”- Zelda
“He’s so beautiful.”- Giles about the Creature
“It takes a lot of lying to keep a marriage going.”- Zelda
“Have you always been alone? Did you ever have someone?”- Giles to the Creature
“Sometimes I think I was born too early or too late for my life. Maybe we’re both just relics.”- Giles to the Creature
“He ate Pandora. It wasn’t his fault. He’s a wild creature.”- Giles explaining what went down when Elisa was at work
“No, no, don’t play with the kitties.”- Giles to the Creature
From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER – an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones. Rated R for sexual content, graphic nudity, violence and language.