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The Return of Swamp Thing

Jim Wynorski, 1989

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The Return of Swamp Thing
Peter David, 1989

NOVELIZATION

The Return of Swamp Thing is a movie novelization written by Peter David in 1989 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Jim Wynorski in 1989. The movie features Dick Durock, Heather Locklear, Louis Jourdan, Sarah Douglas, Joey Sagal, Ace Mask, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is based on

Comic Book cover
Swamp Thing (1972)
Comic Book by Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson

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RATING

4.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Return of Swamp Thing (Jim Wynorski, 1989)

6.2

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Book Cover: The Return of Swamp Thing (Peter David, 1989)

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Storyline

After her mother’s mysterious death, Abigail Arcane travels to the Florida swamps to confront her evil stepfather Dr. Arcane, who had been resurrected after his death in the first film. Dr. Arcane tries to use his stepdaughter Abby in his genetic experiments until she is rescued by Swamp Thing, a scientist previously transformed into a bog creature after a confrontation with the evil doctor.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Return of Swamp Thing, the 1989 movie by Jim Wynorski

Year

1989

Minutes

89

Movie Rate

4.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Return of Swamp Thing

Country: USA

Year: 1989

Length: 1h29m

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Cover of The Return of Swamp Thing, the 1989 book by Peter David

Year

1989

Pages

239

Book Rate

6.28

S: Goodreads

Book

The Return of Swamp Thing

Country: USA

First published in: 1989

Length: 239 pages

Genre: Fiction

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