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The Chair (1988)

 -  Horror  -  December 1989 (USA)
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A psychologist, a psychiatrist and a prison warden open up a long-closed prison, unaware that the ghost of an electrocuted convict haunts it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Harold Woodhouse Langer
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Lisa Titus
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Warden Edward Dwyer
Gary McCleery ...
Rick Donner
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Roach
Ron Taylor ...
Tiny
Mark von Holstein ...
Mazzini
Calvin Levels ...
Wilma
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Mushmouth
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Pizza
Antonio Aponte ...
Romeo
Jihmi Kennedy ...
Walkman
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Wilson
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Luis
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Bob
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A psychologist, a psychiatrist and a prison warden open up a long-closed prison, unaware that the ghost of an electrocuted convict haunts it.

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Your Front Row Seat ... To Terror!

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December 1989 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Avoid, avoid, avoid
27 July 1999 | by (Gothenburg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

When I went down to the video store to rent this movie I looked at the back of the film and read the short description of the movie. It looked kind of cool and had a somewhat interesting story so I decided to rent it.

In the introduction of the movie you see people cleaning out an old prison and in the background you hear this blues/soul music. This was the first hint that the movie was bad.

If I wanted blues I would have rented The Blues Brothers, but I wanted a horror movie so the tune felt all wrong.

To sum this up. The movie was bad and not really a horror movie. More of a drama/thriller. I have three carefully chosen words for this movie. Avoid, avoid and avoid.


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