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The Mangler (1995)

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

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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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Storyline

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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Escape is not an option. See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Mystery

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3 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Máquina Mortífera  »

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$1,781,383 (USA)
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Tobe Hooper filmed a large chunk of the film but left and was replaced by Avant Singh. 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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Okay so it's bad... but its SOOOO good at being bad!
30 December 2003 | by (Clearwater, FL) – See all my reviews

Allright, this movie is bad, bad acting, cheesy plot, but dang if it ain't unique! A homicidal laundry machine? C'mon! gotta love it! I almost wanted to vote it a 1 to get it more exposure on the bottom 100, but I must say it merited a 7 in my mind as a hilarious horror film that doesn't take itself too seriously... And it does manage to satisfy many things that a fan of bad horror films may enjoy, although I've had bad horror film fan friends that horribly disagreed. Watch it at your own risk, you may find it a waste of time, or you may be wonderfully pleased... Don't expect anything along the brilliance of Evil Dead or Dead Alive though


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