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Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)

PG
81 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

Bank janitor Ernest P. Worrell is called to jury duty and soon finds himself in trouble when the lookalike defendant's attorney arranges a switch and has Ernest sent to prison in his client's place.
Director
John R. Cherry III (as John Cherry)
Producer
Stacy Williams (produced by)
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Release date
Apr 6, 1990 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Jim Varney
Ernest P. Worrell / Mr. Nash / Aunt Nelda Ernest P. Worrell / Mr. Nash / Aunt Nelda   See fewer
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Bill Byrge
Bobby Bobby   See fewer
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Barbara Tyson
Charlotte Sparrow (as Barbara Bush) Charlotte Sparrow (as Barbara Bush)   See fewer
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Barry Scott
Rubin Bartlett Rubin Bartlett   See fewer
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Dan Leegant
Oscar Pendlesmythe Oscar Pendlesmythe   See fewer
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Jim Conrad
Eddie Eddie   See fewer
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Melanie Wheeler
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Jeffrey Buckner Ford
Defense Attorney (as Buck Ford) Defense Attorney (as Buck Ford)   See fewer
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Daniel Butler
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Charlie Lamb
Another Con Another Con   See fewer
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Rick Schulman
Mean Guard Mean Guard   See fewer
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Andy Stahl
Jerry (as Andrew Stahl) Jerry (as Andrew Stahl)   See fewer
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Bob Babbitt
Washing Con Washing Con   See fewer
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Myke R. Mueller
Vinnie (as Myke Mueller) Vinnie (as Myke Mueller)   See fewer
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John Davis
Other Guard Other Guard   See fewer
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Mike Montgomery
Warden's Assistant Warden's Assistant   See fewer
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Mike Hutchinson
Gate Guard Gate Guard   See fewer
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Barkley
Rimshot Rimshot   See fewer
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Badd Catt
Jail Guard (uncredited) Jail Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Jarrell
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gregory Lee Knowles
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chambers Stevens
Jury Man (uncredited) Jury Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 8,868 votes