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The Mangler ()


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

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Bill Gartley
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John Hunton
Daniel Matmor ...
Mark Jackson
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Pictureman / Mortician
Vanessa Pike ...
Sherry Ouelette
Demetre Phillips ...
Stanner
Lisa Morris ...
Lin Sue
Vera Blacker ...
Mrs. Frawley
Ashley Hayden ...
Annette Gillian
Danny Keogh ...
Herb Diment
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Dr. Ramos
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Roger Martin
Sean Taylor ...
Derrick Gates
Gerrit Schoonhoven ...
Aaron Rodriguez
Nan Hamilton ...
Mrs. Ellenshaw
Adrian Waldron ...
Mr. Ellenshaw
Norman Coombes ...
Judge Bishop
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Sheriff Hughes
Irene Frangs ...
Mrs. Smith
Megan Wilson ...
Ginny Jason
Odile Rault ...
Alberta
Ron Smerczak ...
Officer Steele
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ashley Waldorf ...
Paramedic Driver (uncredited)

Directed by

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Tobe Hooper

Written by

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Tobe Hooper ... (screenplay) &
Stephen David Brooks ... (screenplay) (as Stephen Brooks) and
Harry Alan Towers ... (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck)
 
Stephen King ... (short story)

Produced by

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Kent Adamson ... development producer
Rita Marie Bartlett ... associate producer
Sudhir Pragjee ... executive producer
Anant Singh ... producer
Sanjeev Singh ... executive producer
Helena Spring ... executive producer
Harry Alan Towers ... executive producer

Music by

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Barrington Pheloung

Cinematography by

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Amnon Salomon ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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David Heitner

Editorial Department

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Nicci Blue ... second assistant film editor
Charlotte Buys ... second assistant film editor
Megan Gill ... first assistant film editor
Hayley Morris ... first assistant film editor
Lucas Ramosime ... post-production assistant
Lorraine Salk ... additional editor: Los Angeles
Jeanine Smal ... apprentice film editor
Nicci Van Niekerk ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Christa Schamberger

Production Design by

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David Barkham ... (as Dave Barkham)

Art Direction by

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Zack Grobler

Costume Design by

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Moira Anne Meyer

Makeup Department

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Scott Coulter ... key special makeup effects: Los Angeles
Tracy Crystal ... key makeup artist
Barry R. Koper ... makeup artist: Mr. Englund, Los Angeles
Lana Levin ... assistant makeup artist
David B. Miller ... makeup artist: Mr. Englund, Los Angeles
Scott Patton ... special makeup effects artist
Lloyd Power ... key hair stylist
Mark Villalobos ... special makeup effects technician
Scott Wheeler ... makeup effects / special makeup effects: Los Angeles

Production Management

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Brian Cox ... post-production supervisor: Los Angeles
Lesley Fox ... post-production supervisor
Genevieve Hofmeyr ... unit production manager
Paul Janssen ... post-production supervisor: London
Michael Snell ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Stephen David Brooks ... second unit director
Graham Hickson ... first assistant director
Gavin Joubert ... second assistant director
Diane McCarthy ... second assistant director
Shane Mohabier ... second assistant director
Phillip Mosoeu ... second assistant director (as Philip Mosoeu)

Art Department

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Sean Ahern ... set builder
Clive Berry ... assistant set dresser
Shane Bunce ... property master
Pascal Contos ... stand-by props
Chris Croukamp ... assistant set dresser
Hamid Croukamp ... set dresser
Peter De Jager ... graphic designer
Jeanne Henn ... set dresser
Roland Hunter ... head scenic artist
Rosalind Lurie ... graphic designer
Loui Polykarpou ... assistant property master
Marelize Pretorius ... assistant property master / stand-by set dresser
Della Steenkamp ... assistant set dresser
Danny Tsatsi ... stand-by props
Rae Wynne-Roberts ... key scenic (as Rae Wynna-Roberts)

Sound Department

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Dana Austin ... adr recordist: Los Angeles (as Dana Porter)
Charlotte Buys ... dialogue editor
Nicky De Beer ... sound designer
Tommy Goodwin ... adr mixer: Los Angeles
Akbar Ali Goolam ... sound transferer
Elinor Hardy ... adr editor
Raymond Hennessy ... boom operator
John Isles ... stereo sound consultant
Sid Knowles ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Edwin Lawson ... sound transferer
Wayne Lines ... foley editor
Juliet Phillips ... foley artist
Mark Phillips ... re-recording mixer
Leith Ridley ... foley artist
Colette Russouw ... adr editor
Richard Sprawson ... sound mixer
Warwick Swinney ... special sound effects
Robert Thorpe ... sound effects editor
Jeff Tucker ... sound technical advisor
Nikki Van Kiekerk ... dialogue editor
Christopher T. Welch ... adr supervisor: Los Angeles

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David Moffat ... special effects assistant
Karen Poolman ... special effects assistant
Max Poolman ... special effects coordinator
Andrew Robertson ... special effects assistant
Teri-Lin Robertson ... special effects department coordinator
Bonnie Wienand ... special effects assistant
Tony Wilson ... special effects assistant
Janek Zabielski ... special effects technician

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Stephen David Brooks ... visual effects supervisor (as Stephen Brooks)
Denise Davis ... visual effects coordinator: Los Angeles
Paul Lasaine ... matte painting supervisor
Eric Peterson ... visual effects artist
Winston Quitasol ... digital compositor
Wally Schaab ... digital artist
Carolyn Soper ... visual effects producer: Los Angeles

Stunts

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Roly Jansen ... action vehicle stunts: London (as Roland Jansen)
Gavin Mey ... stunt coordinator: London
Ashley Waldorf ... action vehicle coordinator / stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Umberto Adaggi ... still photographer
Xavier Arce ... clapper loader
Danny Ben Menahem ... gaffer
Ewen Bogle ... focus puller
Derek William Carlow ... grip
Vincent G. Cox ... camera operator: second unit
Vincent De Jager ... focus puller: second unit
Graham Elston ... best boy grip
Bernard Fani ... electrician
Simon Francis ... rigging gaffer
David Gur ... still photographer
Gavin Horne ... key grip
Clive Lawrie ... camera operator: second unit
Pepsy Mahunisi ... electrician
John Matye ... best boy electric
Ishmail Moeng ... grip
Themba Mudau ... grip
Kenneth Shange ... grip
Anthony Smythe ... focus puller: second unit
Rys Vincent ... focus puller: second unit

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Rebecca Ferrari ... wardrobe assistant
Darion Hing ... wardrobe master

Music Department

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Dave Hunt ... music mixer: London / music recordist: London
Barrington Pheloung ... conductor
Toby Wood ... assistant scoring engineer

Other crew

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Gerard Botha ... production assistant
Maureen Conway ... script supervisor
Tim Cummings ... voice effects: Los Angeles
Lionel Glass ... projectionist
William Tony Hooper ... The 'Mangler' created by (as William Hooper)
Joyce Kurtz ... additional adr: Los Angeles
Anita Lischak ... production coordinator: Los Angeles (as Anita Hope)
Todd Masters ... prosthetics co-designer: Los Angeles
Sandra Mazzotti ... production coordinator
Nicola Rauch ... craft service
Dezi Rorich ... unit publicist
Anant Singh ... presenter
Stuart Wentzel ... armourer

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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

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Taglines Escape is not an option. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Alianza macabra (Spain)
  • El triturador (Mexico)
  • Sta granazia tis frikis (Greece)
  • Maglownica (Poland)
  • Mangler, o Grito de Terror (Brazil)
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  • 106 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia There is a gate in the background in one of the beginning scenes, after Sherry initially hurts herself on the clamp. A banner on the gate reads "labor will set you free", just as the gate into Auschwitz read. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998). See more »
Quotes Mark Jackson: That thing could eat a whole stack of Bibles for breakfast!
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