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Swamp Thing

5 Ratings: 2.4
A 1982 Wes Craven-directed film loosely based upon the DC Comics character.

Horror vet Wes Craven wrote and directed this campy swamp romp adapted from the DC Comic of the same name. Adrienne Barbeau stars as cleavangelically blessed government agent Alice Cable, sent to the bayou to guard the brilliant Dr. Alec Holland. Holland … see full wiki

Director: Wes Craven
2 reviews about Swamp Thing
review by . March 10, 2011
Honestly, it's hard not to find some modest visceral enjoyment with the welcome throwback to the time when comics-inspired films weren't all so dark, dreary, and existential, and, far better than most harmless early efforts, SWAMP THING is just what the doctor ordered. Released in 1982 and made on an estimated budget of $3 million, SWAMP THING was only director Wes Craven's seventh film (if you believe IMDB.com), and it starred the ever lovely Adrienne Barbeau as government agent Alice Cable, Ray …
review by . August 27, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Adrienne Barbeau, in tight shirts or low-cut gowns, sometimes running, sometimes wet. Oh, and in one scene for DVD viewers only, bathing in the swamp for some gratuitous topless shots. That, in short, is about all this movie has going for it. Adapted from a DC Comics character, Swamp Thing joins the ranks of comic adaptations that should never have been. On the side of evil is a 2-dimensional evil botanist (Louis Jourdan) and an incompetent band of commandos (David Hess, Nicholas Worth, et al). …
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