The Mangler is the main antagonist of the 1995 American horror film The Mangler.
The Mangler is a demonically possessed laundry press at Bill Gartley's Blue Ribbon Laundry service, where it begins to kill employees and customers alike.
The Mangler is a large dark gray, almost black, industrial laundry press. It has a black conveyor belt that moves laundry into its main pressing chamber; several archways stand over the treads.
Powers and Abilities
The Mangler possesses the following powers and abilities:
While struggling to catch the protagonists, who have fallen down a manhole too small for The Mangler to enter, a crucial piece of it is dislodged and falls into the water, shutting it down. However, it later returns to the store in perfect condition.
- The film was directed by Tobe Hooper, who also directed Poltergeist.