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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

 -  Sci-Fi | Horror | Comedy  -  12 May 1989 (USA)
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The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of ... See full summary »

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Dr. Lana Zurrell
Dick Durock ...
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Gunn (as Joe Sagal)
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Dr. Rochelle
Monique Gabrielle ...
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Omar
Daniel Emery Taylor ...
Darryl (as Daniel Taylor)
Ralph Pace ...
Sheriff Beaumont
Timothy Birch ...
Clyde
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Gurdell
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Leechman
Rex Pierson ...
Dr. Rochelle Mutation
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Harry Dugan (as Anthony Sears)
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Storyline

The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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Why can't men be more like plants? See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Volta do Monstro do Pântano  »

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$192,816 (USA)
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With this film, Dick Durock became the first actor since Christopher Reeve to reprise the role of a DC Comics protagonist. See more »

Quotes

Omar: So that means you'll let us go, right?
Gunn: Wrong.
Swamp Thing: [appears out of nowhere] Right!
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Crazy Credits

After the Co-Producer credit, the credits 'rewind' and there is a brief scene of Omar and Darryl at the Fotomat. Then the credits resume starting with the same Co-Producer credit. See more »

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References Gigi (1958) See more »

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Born on the Bayou
Composed by John Fogerty (as John C. Fogerty)
Courtesy of Jondora Music
Performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Courtesy of Fantasy, Inc.
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An Epic Worthy Of Greatness
10 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well with actors and performances more wooden than Pinoccio's c*ck, this has to go down as one of the greatest send up horrors of all time. From the opening shots until the fantastic fight with the rubber, lightbulb-headed creature at the end (With inhaler!) this is absolutely hilarious (even more than intended). I have already read a review that criticized character development. I hope that this is a joke as this was hardly supposed to be a plant version of the Shawshank Redemption. I think there are times when people should see a film for what it is, and this one is an absolute B movie p*ss take with £20 dedicated to special affects and even less on the appalling actors. Magnificent.


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