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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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Sheriff Beaumont
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Clyde
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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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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Volta do Monstro do Pântano  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$192,816 (USA)
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Trivia

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 Abby arrives at the mansion, Arcane tells her to settle in and they will talk at dinner. However, they are not shown having that dinner until the evening of the following day. No explanation for the 24-hour delay is given in the film and Abby is not shown doing anything during the extra day. See more »

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Abby Arcane: Is there a Mrs. Swamp Thing?
Swamp Thing: No, I'm a bachelor.
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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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Edited from Swamp Thing (1982) 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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Swamp Thing kicks butt!
21 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed Wes Craven's film Swamp Thing very much, but some reviewers found it to be lacking in laughs. The same can not be said of this sequel. Return of Swamp Thing has far more humor than the first film and should not be taken seriously. It's a humorous superhero/monster mash with plenty of fun moments. The two goofy little kids are especially funny. I dug this sequel as much as the first movie. Dick Durock played Swamp Thing in both movies and also in the Swamp Thing TV series. It's too bad the TV series isn't available on DVD (PUT IT ON DVD SOMEBODY!). Return of Swamp Thing is a cheesy blast of fun! Pop some corn, grab a cold beverage, kick back, and enjoy!


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