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Swamp Thing Reviews

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August 16, 2017
Sure, it's kind of hokey and a bit campy and has some narrative bumbling and pacing issues, but overall it is a genuinely fun diversion-a contemporary man-in-a-rubber-suit creature feature that also happens to boast a decent amount of heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 17, 2013
This campy adaptation of the DC Comics series has always been the odd title out in Wes Craven's horror filmography. It's all the better for it, since it's one of the few movies from this overrated auteur that I can personally stand.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 7, 2013
'Swamp Thing' may be more of a rubber monster creature feature than a truly accurate comic book adaptation, but it's a treat for fans of the movie and the graphic novels.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 6, 2013
Swamp Thing has many dubious qualities, but it clearly isn't a piece of product tested and polished to a blinding gleam, and the world is duller for not letting oddball efforts like this slip into theaters once in a while.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 9, 2012
The film is too lazy to provide any actual jokes with its send-up of the genre.
January 8, 2012
masterfully entertaining film on a limited budget
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 22, 2011
Has a novelty value absent from the equally broken comic book adaptations of 20 years later.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
March 12, 2011
...a disappointingly thin endeavor that seems to have been designed to appeal solely to young boys...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 9, 2011
A muddled genre confused mess of a film...
November 4, 2009
About as much fun as being lost in a swamp.
Full Review | Original Score: C
June 13, 2008
It's awfully likeable and definitely has a so-bad-it's-good quality.
September 29, 2007
Oh yes, Adrienne Barbeau. Thanks for the memories.
| Original Score: 3/5
April 16, 2007
The whole thing is merely silly and not much fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
April 16, 2007
Short on thrills and laughs.
April 9, 2007
Craven keeps the story moving at a sprint and writes some agonizingly (and probably intentionally) terrible dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 9, 2006
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.
January 24, 2006
Dirty Good Fun
| Original Score: 3/5
August 20, 2005
It's Swamp Thing. It's not Swamp Hamlet or MacBeth Thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 28, 2004
Comic book sludge hero trashes bad guys.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 8, 2004
Nutty, scary and fun
| Original Score: 3/5
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