In 1982, DC Comics character Swamp Thing made the leap from the comic book page to the big screen. The character became the star of his own live-action horror movie, introducing audiences to his origin story.
But how many Swamp Thing movies are there? For the answers to this question and more, scroll down and check out the details below.
How many Swamp Thing movies are there?
To date, there are two entries in the live-action Swamp Thing movie series. The live-action Swamp Thing films are as follows:
- Swamp Thing (1982)
- The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Who are the cast of the live-action Swamp Thing movies?
Notable cast members in the live-action Swamp Thing movie series include Dick Durock, Louis Jourdan, Ray Wise, Adrienne Barbeau, Heather Locklear, and Sarah Douglas.
Are all of the Swamp Thing movies part of the same series?
The two live-action Swamp Thing movies are part of the same series, with the events told in chronological order.
Is the Swamp Thing series the work of the same director?
The Swamp Thing movies are the work of two directors. Wes Craven directed Swamp Thing, while Jim Wynorski directed The Return of the Swamp Thing.
What is the best Swamp Thing movie?
Swamp Thing is considered the best entry in the series. According to IMDb, the Swamp Thing movies are ranked as follows:
- Swamp Thing (1982) – 5.4/10
- The Return of Swamp Thing (1989) – 4.7/10
Does Swamp Thing appear in any animated movies?
In addition to the live-action Swamp Thing movies, the character has small roles in the following animated movies:
- Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
- Batman and Harley Quinn (2017)
- Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020)
Swamp Thing has also starred in two live-action television shows – one in 1990 and one in 2019 – as well as a five-episode animated show from 1990.
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