Swamp Thing Fights Leech Man in The Return of Swamp Thing 4K Re-Release Clip (Exclusive)

DC’s Swamp Thing has been in the news again lately, thanks to the news that DC Studios will be developing a new version of the beloved big screen monster hero. Of course, the prospect of a new one Swamp thing film causes some to look back at the character’s previous live-action adaptations – inclusive The return of Swamp Thing. The sequel to 1989 Swamp thing has become something of a cult classic, and thanks to Lightyear Entertainment, there will soon be a whole new way to experience the film, with a 4K UHD re-release arriving on February 7.

In celebration of The return of Swamp Thing‘s re-release, ComicBook.com may debut an exclusive clip from the movie, which dives right into the fight between Swamp Thing and Leech Man.

What’s The return of Swamp Thing as regards?

In The return of Swamp ThingSwampy falls for sexy Abigail Arcane (Heather Locklear, Melrose place, Dynasty), stepdaughter of the world’s craziest scientist, Dr. Anton Arcane (Louis Jourdan, Swamp thing, Gigi, Octopus). Abby owns a plant shop and would rather talk to her plants than to men at the local singles bar. However, when she meets the half-human/half-plant, she immediately sees beyond the horror of his physical form and falls in love with Dr. Alec Holland, the man behind the mud, who also happens to be saving her from her father’s evil and murderous plans.

The film stars Louis Jourdan as Anton Arcane, Heather Locklear as Abby Arcane, Sarah Douglas as Dr. Lana Zurrell, Dick Durock as Alec Holland / Swamp Thing, Ace Mask as Dr. Rochelle, Monique Gabrielle as Miss Poinsettia, Daniel Emery Taylor as Darryl, Joey Sagal as Gunn, RonReaco Lee as Omar, and Frank Welker as the voice of Gigi the Parrot.

The 4K UHD re-release of The return of Swamp Thing includes the following special features:

  • BRAND NEW 4K restoration of the original interpositive with Dolby Vision/HDR mastering.
  • BRAND NEW: Reflections on Swamp Thing 35 Years Later by Michael Uslan, producer of both Swamp Thing films and executive producer of all Batman films.
  • ALL NEW: RiffTones Music Video: ‘Your Ever-Loving Swamp Thing’
  • Original 2.0 and 5.1 stereo audio
  • Audio commentary by director Jim Wynorski, composer Chuck Cirino and editor Leslie Rosenthal
  • Audio commentary by director Jim Wynorski
  • Interview with editor Leslie Rosenthal
  • Interview with composer Chuck Cirino
  • Interview with director Jim Wynorski
  • Interview with Lightyear Entertainment Executive Arnie Holland
  • Promotional reel from 1989
  • Photo Gallery (accompanied by Chuck Cirino’s film score)
  • Original theatrical trailer (HD transfer from original 35mm footage)
  • 2 TV spots
  • 6 promotional TV clips
  • 2 Greenpeace public service announcements

What do you think of this clip from the 4K UHD re-release of The return of Swamp Thing? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

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