Rank: 61/100 in Top Movie 1990 – Ernest Goes to Jail: Guilty of Maximum Fun in the First Degree!

Movie Synopsis:
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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Movie details:

  • Original Title: Ernest Goes to Jail
  • Original Language: en
  • Release Date: 1990-04-06
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Comedy Movie, Family Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1990
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Countries: 
  • Budget: $0.00
  • Revenue: $0.00
  • Running Time: 81 minutes
  • Director: John R. Cherry III
  • Actors: Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge, Barbara Tyson, Barry Scott
  • YB100 views Counts: 41
  • YB100 Likes: 5
  • Popularity: 10.422
  • Vote Count: 81
  • Vote Average: 5

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