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The Mangler (1995)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  3 March 1995 (USA)
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A laundry folding machine is possessed by a demon from Hell.

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Daniel Matmor ...
Mark Jackson
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J.J.J. Pictureman / Mortician
Vanessa Pike ...
Sherry Ouelette
Demetre Phillips ...
George Stanner
Lisa Morris ...
Lin Sue
Vera Blacker ...
Mrs. Adelle Frawley
Ashley Hayden ...
Annette Gillian
Danny Keogh ...
Herb Diment
Ted Le Plat ...
Doctor Ramos
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Roger Martin
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Derrick Gates
Gerrit Schoonhoven ...
Aaron Rodriguez
Nan Hamilton ...
Mrs. Ellenshaw
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When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry occurs, detective John Hunton decides to investigate. What he finds is the owner of the laundry, Bill Gartley. Meanwhile the folding machine has acquired a taste for the flesh of human beings, but is their more to Bill Gartley than meets the eye, and does he know what monster hides behind the machine? Written by Action Dan <actiondan@talk21.com>

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3 March 1995 (USA)  »

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$1,781,383 (USA)
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Larry Taylor's last film. See more »

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[first lines]
George Stanner: What are you doing? Not up here. Get back down there. Jesus. Morons.
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bad but fun
7 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a B-movie through and through. Terminally flawed, but, if you let yourself, you can have a lot of fun watching it. Levine and Englund are both over-the-top and captivating, the plot, script and score are simple and stupid, but in a way that renders them unimportant. Just invite some buds over, get some beer and laugh as Robert Englund hobbles around cursing, Ted Levine pops pills and the machine folds people like sheets. Don't get me wrong, it's really bad and, at times confusing. But, while Tobe Hooper may have dropped the ball on this, he never kicks it out of the court. If you're looking for stupid fun, this is pretty solid.


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