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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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Dick Durock ...
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Gunn (as Joe Sagal)
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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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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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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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According to the DVD commentary, director Jim Wynorski wanted Louis Jourdan to refer to the character of Miss Poinsettia as "Points". Mr. Jourdan refused because he knew that the character's nickname was a sexual-innuendo referring to her breasts. Wynorski then asked Jourdan, "Weren't you just in a movie called Octopussy?" Jourdan refused to speak to Wynorski for much of the shoot afterward. See more »

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Gunn: Come on, baby, it's time to play doctor.
Abby Arcane: Betcha can't guess my favourite operation.
Gunn: What's that, baby?
Abby Arcane: A vasectomy!
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Revenge of the 80's: The sequel!

Return of Swamp Thing (1989) is the long awaited sequel to the Wes Craven cult classic Swamp Thing. This movie was based upon the D.C. Comics classic character from their more "mature" theme line. This film has achieved a level of cult status itself amongst fans of the genre. This time around the movie is more cheesy and campy instead of being too serious. The cast seems to have a lot of fun in this flick. Heather Lockyear stars as the hot blonde who is rescued and falls for Swamp Thing and Louis Jordan returns as it's chief rival and nemesis. The legendary Jim Wynorski ( a non-R rated outing for the sleaze king this time around) who has become a huge B-movie film maker in his own right helms the picture.

A light hearted film that'll warm you over. Recommended for fans of the comic book and cheesy films.


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