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The Chair (1988)

R | | Horror | December 1989 (USA)
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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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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James Coco's final movie. See more »

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Warden Edward Dwyer: [on Warden Callahan's electrocution] I've seen plenty of executions... but I've never seen any like his was, his skin boiling... one eye forced out of his head... that smell of burning flesh
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Really cheesy.
25 March 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Chair" is another set in prison horror film,which reminds me "Prison"(1988).I loved "Prison",but this one is pretty bad.The performances are mostly awful,the special effects are cheesy beyond belief and there's absolutely no suspense.The gore is also absent,so horror fans will certainly be disappointed with "The Chair".However if you have some time to waste,check it out-you have been warned!!!The plot:Twenty years later there was a riot in prison.During it one of the wardens was electrocuted.Now he is back for revenge...


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