Special Edition Of Wes Craven’s ‘Swamp Thing’ Coming This March

February 17, 2019

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]



Before superhero movies liked Thor and The Avengers smashed box offices, Wes Craven brought DC’s Swamp Thing to life on the big screen. 88 Films is celebrating the Craven’s vision by releasing a special edition of Swamp Thing ahead of DC’s new “Swamp Thing” series premiere.

“Following the success of The Hills Have Eyes, Swamp Thing shows Craven adapting his style from less rough ‘n’ ready thrills and spills – and the result is an adventure thriller featuring a mutant-monster with good intentions, and a supporting cast of fan-favourites including Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog, Escape from New York), Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, RoboCop) and David Hess (The Last House On The Left) in one of his best-remembered villainous turns.”

Released in 1982, Swamp Thing remains one of Craven’s most mesmerizing achievements – with a faithful DC-comic look and action-packed special effects. 88 Films is delighted to present Swamp Thing in a very special edition Blu-ray to be released on March 25, 2019, that packs a pristine punch and highlights this creature feature classic in all of its bayou-tinged brilliance!



  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and standard definition DVD presentations
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Audio commentary by director Wes Craven, moderated by Sean Clark
  • ‘Swamp Screen: Designing DC’s Main Monster’ – an interview with Production designer Robb Wilson King
  • ‘From Krug to Comics: How the Mainstream Shaped a Radical Genre Voice’ – interview with critic Kim Newman
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Picture booklet



  • Region Code: B
  • Picture Format: HD 1080p 1.85:1
  • Audio Format: DTS-HA MA 2.0 Stereo
  • Certification: 15
  • Running Time: 93 mins


Buy Swamp Thing HERE


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