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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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Gunn (as Joe Sagal)
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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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America's favorite super hero is back in action! See more »


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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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Co-writer Neil Cuthbert was credited under the pseudonym "Derek Spencer" in the film's international prints. See more »

Quotes

Swamp Thing: Me? Your Boyfriend?
Abby Arcane: Why not?
Swamp Thing: You said it yourself: I'm a plant.
Abby Arcane: That's okay, I'm a vegetarian.
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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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this movie is dope...you just don't know it.
4 June 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've been reading swampthing comics for a while now and although this movie looks like a pile of puke in comparison to the legendary alan moore run, it a really fun way to kill 90 minutes. honestly, what this movie lacks in respectability, it more than makes up for in charm... you can tell they had a blast making this movie. the action scenes are simple but well executed (the fight with the leech man amongst all those exploding cars... awesome!) the cutesy comic relief parts with the to kids are hilarious (especially when they're scrambling around the living room trying to hide a mountain of porn) and the special effects are more than satisfactory...i don't know what all these other reviewers who think otherwise are talking about. its not a movie that you can just expect to dazzle you without any effort on your part. you have to want to like it. c'mon participate in life a little bit..you're invited.


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