Film: The Mangler

Sadly, there's no robotized Robert Englund in the film.

There is a fate worse than death.

The Mangler is a horror film adapted from a short story The Mangler by Stephen King. Released in 1995, it was directed by Tobe Hooper and stars Robert Englund and Ted Levine. There are two sequels.

The first film has the examples of:

The sequels have the examples of:

  • Computer Virus: The antagonist of the second film.
  • I Am the Noun: In Reborn:
    Jamie: Fuck you and fuck your machine!
    Hadley: I am the machine.
  • In Name Only: Mangler 2's connection to the first film? The computer virus is called Mangler and there's a scene where a random girl is killed by a laundry machine.
  • Jitter Cam: It's sometimes hard to discern what the Hell is supposed to be going on in 2.
  • Stock Subtitle: The Mangler Reborn.

Alternative Title(s):

The Mangler 2, The Mangler Reborn