Why did people hate the Man-Thing movie?

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#1 Posted by G Bird (1386 posts) - - Show Bio

I didn't even know they made a Man-Thing movie but I found it on Amazon.com and ordered it. I watched it last night and I thought it was pretty sweet! I know it didn't follow the comics closely but I still thought it was good. Was it even released in theaters?

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#2 Posted by comkid100 (311 posts) - - Show Bio

No it was a TV film on the sci-fi channel.

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#3 Edited by cattlebattle (16109 posts) - - Show Bio

It was too much of a B-Movie to be taken seriously, I liked it though.....I always enjoy cheesy movies though

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#4 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio

Having just watched the film, I can't really say too many great things about it... Man-Thing himself was hardly shown on screen until the very end, he kept randomly killing people for no reason, and he was portrayed more as a villain than as a hero. There was also that awkward sex scene in the very beginning... :P The main characters (a county sheriff and his love interest, a pretty school teacher) were fine and there were some references to Steve Gerber and the Nexus of All Realities, which I admit I did like... overall, okay movie, interesting, didn't hate it only wished Man-Thing was portrayed more heroicly than he was shown here...

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#5 Posted by powerflux (121 posts) - - Show Bio

they pretty much ruined all man thing stood for! they made him evil,kill randomly,changed his origen, never used his iconic powers! should i go on?!

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#6 Posted by Video_Martian (5650 posts) - - Show Bio

@powerflux said:

they pretty much ruined all man thing stood for! they made him evil,kill randomly,changed his origen, never used his iconic powers! should i go on?!

LOL, fan of Man-Thing, I presume? ;)

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#7 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (17379 posts) - - Show Bio

@powerflux said:

they pretty much ruined all man thing stood for! they made him evil,kill randomly,changed his origen, never used his iconic powers! should i go on?!

this.

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#8 Posted by winters (95 posts) - - Show Bio

The special effects for man thing we're pretty impressive for a tv movie. I'd like to see this come to bluray.

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