PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
The movie is "a spoof on the mad scientist movies of the 1950s" according to Michael Betzold at website 'Allmovie' whilst Graeme Clark at the 'Spinning Image' website states that the film "could pass as an update of one of those nineteen-fifties mad scientist science fiction movies" whilst 'The Aurum Film Encyclopaedia Science Fiction' states the movie is a "homage to fifties monster-movies and comic-book aesthetics".
Dr. Anton Arcane:
Why doesn't Bruno have your strength?
Swamp Thing: Because he never had it.
In the scene after the Swamp Thing heals Jude, he walks by a very large bush that is clearly camouflage netting.
The 2002 DVD release by MGM features some additional shots of nudity compared to the original US theatrical release: