Ernest Goes to Jail

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Ernest Goes to Jail

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Ernest Goes to Jail

Release Date: April 06, 1990

Year    :   1990
Slogan    :   «Guilty of Maximum Fun in the First Degree!»
Genres    :   Comedy, Family
Production Companies    :   Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures
Director    :   John Cherry
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Charlie Cohen
RunTime    :   81 mins.

Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash's sentence to the electric chair. But instead of killing him, the electrocution gives Ernest superhuman powers, enabling him to escape from jail and foil Nash's attempt to rob the bank.

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