Swamp Thing (1982)

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing (1982)

rated-pg-white  | 91 minutes

Science transformed him into a monster. Love changed him even more!

On the verge of a breakthrough in his quest to wipe out world hunger, altruistic botanist Dr. Alec Holland (Ray Wise) is placed under the protection of special government agent Alice Cable (Adrienne Barbeau). Mad outlaw scientist Anton Arcane (Louis Jourdan) wants to steal Holland’s research for his own nefarious ends, but an unforeseen accident during the heist turns Holland into the Swamp Thing, an enormous plant-like creature that fights back against Arcane’s henchmen to save Cable.

Directed by Wes Craven

Based on characters appearing in DC Comics.

Alice Cable
Dr. Alec Holland
Swamp Thing

Rated PG Parental Guidance


Swamp Thing was released on February 17, 1982.

Production Budget
Estimated Budget $3 million
Box Office Revenue
Domestic Box Office
International Box Office
Worldwide Box Office N/A

A Warner Bros. presentation of a Melniker-Uslan production.

Louis JourdanLouis Jourdan was born June 19, 1921 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He is known for his roles in Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948), Gigi (1958) and Octopussy (1983).
Adrienne BarbeauAdrienne Barbeau was born June 11, 1945 in Sacramento, California. She is known for her roles in The Fog (1980), Maude (TV series) and Creepshow (1982).
Ray WiseRay Wise was born August 20, 1947 in Akron, Ohio. He is known for his roles in RoboCop (1987), Twin Peaks (TV series) and X-Men: First Class (2011).
David HessDavid Hess was born September 19, 1936 in New York City, New York. He is known for his roles in The Last House on the Left (1972), Body Count (1986) and Avalanche Express (1979).
Nicholas WorthNicholas Worth was born September 4, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri. He is known for his roles in Darkman (1990), Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988) and No Way Out (1987).
Don Knight

Don Knight was born February 16, 1933 in Manchester, England. He is known for his roles in The Apple Dumpling (1975), The Hawaiians (1970) and Too Late the Hero (1970).

Al Ruban

Al Ruban is known for his roles in The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976), Love Streams (1984) and Madigan (1968).

Dick Durock

Dick Durock was born January 18, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. He is known for his roles in Stand by Me (1986), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) and Silverado (1985).