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The Mangler (1995)

A laundry-folding machine has been possessed by a demon from Hell, causing it to develop homicidal tendencies.

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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 there 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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Rated R for gory horror violence and language | See all certifications »

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3 March 1995 (USA)  »

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Alianza macabra  »

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$1,781,383 (USA)
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Hadley Watson is the manufacturer of the Mangler, it's displayed right on the front. Each of those words have 6 letters in them. There is a big 6 right underneath those words. That's 3 6's. 666 is the sign of the Beast. See more »

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George Stanner: What are you doing? Not up here. Get back down there. Jesus. Morons.
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Very Scary!!!
29 September 2001 | by (Elkhart, IN) – See all my reviews

I am always getting alot of negative feedback about this movie but come on people!!! A Stephen King flick starring Robert Englund? You can't get garbage from them. They assembled a very dark and horrific tale about a killer laundry machine. I know, when one thinks, "killer laundry machine", they will probably laugh right off the bat. WATCH THE MOVIE.

I would say that the reason why I think this movie is scary is because of the violent death scenes and the fact that there is very little humor throughout. You think, "killer laundry machine, what a joke!!" The movie says, "hold the phone, this is no joke". If my short review hasnt convinced a true horror fan that hasnt seen this yet to watch it, then just think, King and Englund. You refuse to watch it from there then you are NOT a true horror fan!! Bottom line. Give this one a chance. Please email me if you watched because of my suggestion.


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