The Return of Swamp Thing (1989) - Action, Adventure, Comedy

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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 ...

IMDB: 4.6
Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Dick Durock, Heather Locklear
Length: 88 Minutes
PG Rating: PG-13
Reviews: 4 out of 42 found boring (9.52%)

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Unfortunately, the dull villain from the first movie is back, apparently having been "resurrected" (?

They decided to go with the over-the-top comic-book style that the original skirted, which made the movie a lot more enjoyable.

Well that is not fair the first few minutes were at least tolerable as Swamp Thing battles this other creature, but after that the movie is just about unwatchable.

Without any gratuitous T&A or splatter, this comic book sequel is a total waste of time- a strictly PG-rated attempt at high camp that suffers from a dismal script, weak direction, poor special effects, and terrible performances (the worst culprits being youngsters Daniel Emery Taylor and RonReaco Lee, whose comic turns are so bad it's a miracle that both have continued to have acting careers).

It still was rather enjoyable and the make-up FX (involving the mutants) was very well pulled off.

I really enjoyed it despite it's bad reputation.

But some entertaining moments, such as a nod to Louis Jourdain's role in "Gigi".

While many of those outings were moderate to unsuccessful, Swamp Thing (1982) managed to remain a mildly entertaining hit.

The two boys offer some laughs, but they are pointless to the story and add unnecessary scenes and plot points.

Amusing flick is decently made but badly acted and the script is kinda sloppy written but this is mildly entertaining and pretty amusing.

a pointless sequel(?

I saw WC's original-from a very poor video print) but still liked it, and the TV series by USA network a couple years ago, enjoyed it as well.

Jim Wynorski's Return of Swamp Thing is a bad film but can still be quite enjoyable in the right mindset.

I might have enjoyed it more if I hadnt had the comics to compare it to.

This movie is dopey and pointless.