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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
January 8, 2012
masterfully entertaining film on a limited budget
Full Review | Original Score: B
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 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
July 21, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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
October 23, 2004
One of those movies that fall somewhere between buried treasures and guilty pleasures.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 5, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
July 14, 2003
A silly, campy comic book adaptation that gets the tone just right and has the good sense to cast Adrienne Barbeau's breasts.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 9, 2003
Silly cheesy fun from Wes Craven
| Original Score: 3/5
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