The Mangler Reborn (2005) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Mangler Reborn (2005)

The Mangler Reborn





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When an obsessive recluse discovers the cursed parts of the original killing machine, The Mangler takes it's deadliest form yet in this installment of the long-running series inspired by Stephen King's short story. Upon discovering the parts of the original Mangler, a handy fix-it man named Hadley (Weston Blakesley) reconstructs the bloodthirsty machine to horrifying results. As the machine takes possession over the weak-willed Hadley, the evil that festers deep within drives him to become a murderous psychopath whose sadism knows no bounds. When a pair of father/son burglars set their sights on the rampaging repair man's modest home, the carnage they find within has them running for their lives.more
Rating: R
Genre: Horror
Directed By: ,
Written By: Matt Cunningham, Erik Gardner
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On DVD: Nov 29, 2005


Juliana Dever
as Louise Watson
Sarah Lilly
as Beatrice Watson
Jeff Burr
as Lawmowing Neighbor
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All Critics (2)

crap crap crap

February 18, 2008

Somehow these things make just enough money to warrant subsequent installments, which I find sadly hilarious.

Full Review… | December 30, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Mangler Reborn

Extremely low budget, The Mangler Reborn is barely a film. There's no real story, a guy just goes around hitting people with a rubber mallet (it's that dumb). And the "acting" is dreadful, and is made immeasurably worse by the amateurish directing. Incompetent in every way possible, The Mangler Reborn is unwatchable garbage.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

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The Mangler Reborn was entertaining in parts, and it was more successful than the previous sequel because it was at least connected to the original film and story in some way other than its name. However, The Mangler Reborn was severely lacking in one department--it needed more scenes with the actual Mangler!!!! If you're going to make such a film, you can't skimp on the gore and torture scenes, and this film often denies the very scenes that would make it watchable for fans of crappy horror cinema.


Pretty good movie. This one was nothing like part two. This one has it's own story. It just a movie about a murderer murdering people. Better than the part two.

Michelle G.

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