The Mangler
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
A hellish piece of professional laundry equipment wreaks havoc in a tiny New England town in this horror film. It all begins in The Blue Ribbon Laundry, a place run by the ruthless, crippled old Bill Gartley. With no feelings at all for his employees, he demands absolute obedience and unrelenting hard work. One day an old speed iron goes crazy, sucks in and permanently presses a hapless worker. The rest of the crew is frightened and in shock, but this does not stop old Gartley from cruelly ordering them back to work. A police officer investigates the case and begins suspecting that the… More

Available Online

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I've been more frightened by the prospect of folding my own laundry than by anything The Mangler offers up."
‑ Steve Newton, Georgia Straight
"A major bore."
‑ Gerry Shamray, Your Movies (
"how the mighty have fallen"
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"I'm not sure that a commercial laundry folding machine with a bad case of demonic possession is any more ludicrous than the haunted Plymouth Fury found in King's Christine."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Junkyards and common sense were made for stuff like this."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"It's about a homicidal laundry machine. You do the math."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
More reviews for The Mangler on Rotten Tomatoes

More Like This

1408 (2007)