Swamp Thing (1982) Movie poster and comic book cover compared.

Swamp Thing

Wes Craven, 1982

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Swamp Thing
Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson, 1972

Swamp Thing is a movie directed by Wes Craven in 1982 and based on the characters from the comic book of the same name by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson, first published in 1972. The movie features Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Alexander Hess, Nicholas Worth, Don Knight, and others.

What users say

“The comic book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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Book cover
Swamp Thing (1982)
Book by David Houston, Len Wein

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RATING

5.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: Swamp Thing (Wes Craven, 1982)

8.2

/ 10

Comic Book Cover: Swamp Thing (Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson, 1972)

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Storyline

After a scientist is mysteriously killed while assisting a top-secret bioengineering project in the swamps of the American South, government worker Alice Cable arrives at the bogs to serve as his replacement. Alice immediately notices that one of the team’s swamp sensors has malfunctioned, but her guide, Charlie, introduces her to Harry Ritter, the project supervisor.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Swamp Thing, the 1982 movie by Wes Craven

Year

1982

Minutes

91

Movie Rate

5.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

Swamp Thing

Country: USA

Year: 1982

Length: 1h31m

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Cover of Swamp Thing, the 1972 comic book by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson

Year

1972

Pages

37

Book Rate

8.20

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Swamp Thing

Country: USA

First published in: 1972

Length: 37 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the comic book

Movie poster
TV Series poster
Swamp Thing (2019)
TV Series by Gary Dauberman, Mark Verheiden

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Which is better?

Poster of Swamp Thing, the 1982 movie by Wes Craven

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Cover of Swamp Thing, the 1972 comic book by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Swamp Thing, the 1982 movie by Wes Craven

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29% No

5 votes

2 votes

comic book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Swamp Thing, the 1972 comic book by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson

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50% No

5 votes

5 votes

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