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The Chair (1988)

R  |   |  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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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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Quite possibly the goofiest movie I've ever seen
24 March 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

And I've seen my share of goofy movies. Most of the supposedly scary moments were funny and the rest left me feeling absolutely nothing. And there was no discernible plot as far as I could see. Sure, things happened, but they all seemed to collide. Strangely, though, I liked it. Or parts of it. I was really only interested in what happened to the prisoners. I admit, the only reason I saw this movie at all was because of Stephen Geoffreys. He's my favorite actor and one of the prisoners, so I guess that made me biased toward them. But not all of them, thankfully. There always has to be one or two "good" ones to spoil your enthusiasm. Why can't they all be bad so you can root for them all? I don't know. There's so much more I can say about this movie, but I'd have to get specific and that might ruin it for anyone else who might actually be interested in seeing this. I recommend seeing it only if you're bored and want to see something that's unintentionally funny.


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