The Mangler 2

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Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 26th February 2002

Production compaines: Banana Brothers Entertainment Inc.

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

IMDB: 2.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

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Starring: Lance Henriksen as Headmaster Bradeen, Chelse Swain as Jo Newton, Philippe Bergeron as Chef Lecours, Dexter Bell as Will Walsh, Daniella Evangelista as Emily Stone, Miles Meadows as Corey Banks, Will Sanderson as Dan Channa, Jeff Doucette as Janitor Bob, David Christensen as Paul Cody

The Mangler 2 Movie Review


Having not seen The Mangler 1, I worry that I don't have the sociological background to appropriately critique The Mangler 2. However, I have read the original Stephen King short story "The Mangler," and if memory serves, it's about a piece of factory machinery that becomes possessed and murderous when a little blood gets on it... not a computer virus gone awry that ultimately creates an impromptu cyborg from a prep school headmaster.

Well, that's what we get here, a ridiculous by-the-numbers teens-on-the-run movie, this time from a computer that's become infected by those very kids, looking to create a diversion and get out of trouble. Darn kids -- The Mangler will show 'em not to meddle!

The film is of course obvious and unbearably stupid, but it's helped along quite a bit by a slew of bad one-liners and a cast of buxom teens, one of whom (Daniella Evangelista) spends litterally the entire film in a bikini. For 90 minutes, you can take it.


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