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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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Pictureman / Mortician
Vanessa Pike ...
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Lisa Morris ...
Lin Sue
Vera Blacker ...
Mrs. Frawley
Ashley Hayden ...
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Herb Diment
Ted Le Plat ...
Dr. 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 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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Tobe Hooper filmed a large chunk of the film but left and was replaced by Anant Singh. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
George Stanner: What are you doing? Not up here. Get back down there. Jesus. Morons.
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15 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is absolutely great film, seen 10+ times now and gets better every-time. Sometimes if i don't know what to watch i think why not watch mangler because its always better than last time so usually i will put it on. sometimes i will flip a coin to see if i watch something else but even if it lands on the other film I'll still draw for the mangler. The characters are great. the guy that takes pictures is my favorite character but i like the factory owner as well. He is a real great as well. The plot is very complex. At first you think everything is fine but then all of a sudden it gets very strange but i don't want to spoil the story so I'll not tell you any more. i don't know why it has only got a low rating here. me and my friends all think its really good and would give it 10 stars at least!


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