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Directed by Brett Leonard, Man-Thing is based on a comic book series of the same name from Marvel Comics. When one of real-estate tycoon F.A. Schist's crewmen is killed while developing a drilling station, it's the local Seminole Indian tribe who are blamed, though they know that the real culprit is the Man-Thing, a vengeful Spirit inhabiting the body of fallen radical shaman, Ted Sallis. The monster resembles a towering mound of algae and plant life, with powers that can command plant life to take out the infringing human greed on its Louisiana swampland (with Australia sitting in for… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"While the special effects are really good, and the directing is decent, this just ends up becoming a really bad movie botching a really good concept..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"This is easily the worst comic book movie ever made, and no, I haven't forgotten about the original Punisher adaptation."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"the creature, a rather underwhelming specimen of plant life with glowing red CGI eyes, is only a little more wooden than the film's human characters."
‑ Anton Bitel, Film4
"One comics adaptation that comes with a few key panels missing."
‑ Brian Thomas, Now Playing Magazine
"Too lame to be genuinely entertaining, not stupid enough throughout to be laughable."
‑ David Cornelius,
"As by-the-numbers as Bingo... A far bigger blow than anything Linda Lovelace could've bought to the table"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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