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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Horror, Comedy | 12 May 1989 (USA)
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
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Gunn (as Joe Sagal)
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Dr. Rochelle
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Omar
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Darryl (as Daniel Taylor)
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Sheriff Beaumont
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Gurdell
Christopher Doyle ...
Leechman
Rex Pierson ...
Dr. Rochelle Mutation
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Harry Dugan (as Anthony Sears)
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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 affection. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

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America's favorite super hero is back in action! See more »


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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

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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 »

Goofs

When Darryl throws the bowling ball through the window, it leaves a large round hole but the rest of the window pane remains. About two seconds later, the boys scramble out the window which is suddenly completely free of glass--not even jagged edges around the frame. See more »

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Abby Arcane: [after experiencing psyching sex with Swamp Thing] Was it real?
Swamp Thing: As real, as you want it to be.
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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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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Red Hot Hog Women From Mars
Composed by Steven B. Small
Performed by Dave Nichols
Published by Act Fast Music
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Highly Enojyable, Intentionally Cheesy B-Movie
11 March 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Every once in awhile, a sequel is a million times better than the original. This is just such a sequel! If you look up my review for Swamp Thing, you'll see that I didn't care to much for it. This, on the other hand, was great! They decided to go with the over-the-top comic-book style that the original skirted, which made the movie a lot more enjoyable. The effects improved greatly, the creatures in this actually looked like some effort was put into them! I especially liked the updated Swamp Thing costume, made him look a lot better and more intimidating. Louis Joudan was thankfully back, and his character, Dr. Anton Arcane, was even better than ever! His step-daughter Abby, played by Heather Locklear, was one of many great comic relief characters, along with the bumbling head of security named Gunn, and many others. The side plot with two kids trying to get Swampy's picture was a tad annoying, but it had it's amusing moments. Overall, this was a great intentionally cheesy B-movie, that you really should check out!

8/10


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