Swamp Thing
Swamp Thing (1982)

Historia de suspenso escrita y dirigida por Wes Craven sobre el resultado monstruoso de un experimento fracasado. Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, Reggie Batts.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1982
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2001
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Unabashedly campy -- often to its detriment -- Swamp Thing is not without its charms, among them Adrienne Barbeau as the damsel in distress.

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The film is too lazy to provide any actual jokes with its send-up of the genre.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

One of those movies that fall somewhere between buried treasures and guilty pleasures.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

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.

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Short on thrills and laughs.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

[The film] wants desperately to be funny and, from time to time, it is. However, you might wish it would trust the audience to discover the humor for itself.

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J.C. Mašek III

'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.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

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.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

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.

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Keith Phipps
The Dissolve

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.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Although it takes place before a few of these, Swamp Thing is pretty much a mixture of elements from The Fly, The Incredible Hulk, and Beauty and the Beast.… More
Aj V
An interesting monster movie, a little late on the scene, monster movies weren't so popular anymore in the 80s I don't think. It's not bad, but… More
Spencer S.
One of the better received and critically lauded films of Wes Craven's early career; "Swamp Thing" has a long and fortuitous history that I for… More
Ken Stachnik
Kind of underwhelming like seeing Barbeau's boobs. Sigh... David Hess anyone?
Luke Baldock
A rather embarrassing film that offers nervous chuckles as it's biggest form of entertainment. With someone like Wes Craven, I expected at least a bit of… More
Conner Rainwater
It definitely has a comic book atmosphere that most adaptions lack. However, it is plagued with a light story that never really takes off and becomes as… More