Swamp Thing

Film, Horror

Time Out says

A research scientist (Wise), contaminated while working on a government project in Louisiana bayou country, mutates into the peaceable and amorous 'swamp thing' (played by Durock). Craven tries to do this 'veggie-man' horror in a suitable DC Comics style; and with Louis Jourdan as arch-villain 'Arcane', not to mention Adrienne Barbeau (Mrs John Carpenter) as the Thing's object of desire, he's definitely on the right track. At other times, the picture is right off its trolley. The budget limitations are pretty obvious, though the money did stretch to oodles of gunk and goo.

By: TCh


Release details

91 mins

Cast and crew

Wes Craven
Wes Craven
Louis Jourdan
Adrienne Barbeau
Ray Wise
Davis Hess
Nicholas Worth
Dick Durock
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