PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
Craven mentions working with Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) on a five-issue comic book series (last year's Coming of Rage) and discovering just how economical you have to be due to the limited space within the page. He appreciates the switch between learning in the early '80s how to adapt a comic to the screen and having to learn now about condensing story for maximum impact on the page. It's in his contract that if the comic ever got adapted for the screen that he would get to direct.
Everything's a dream when you're alone.
In the scene after the Swamp Thing heals Jude, he walks by a very large bush that is clearly camouflage netting.
The "Uncut International Version" features some additional shots of nudity compared to the original US theatrical release making it 2 minutes longer: