Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
Guilty of Maximum Fun in the First Degree!
poster Ernest Goes to Jail
TMDb Rating:
5.0/10 (98 votes)

Country:United States, 81 minutes

Spoken Languages:English

Genre(s):Comedy, Family

Director(s):John R. Cherry III

Video Codec:Unknown

Number: 433

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.


photo Jim Varney
Jim Varney Ernest P. Worrell
photo Gailard Sartain
Gailard Sartain Chuck
photo Bill Byrge
Bill Byrge Bobby
photo Barbara Tyson
Barbara Tyson Charlotte Sparrow (as Barbara Bush)
photo Barry Scott
Barry Scott Rubin Bartlett
photo Randall 'Tex' Cobb
Randall 'Tex' Cobb Lyle
photo Dan Leegant
Dan Leegant Oscar Pendlesmythe
photo Charles Napier
Charles Napier Warden
photo Jackie Welch
Jackie Welch Judge
photo Charlie Lamb
Charlie Lamb Another Con
photo Jim Conrad
Jim Conrad Eddie
photo Jeffrey Buckner Ford
Jeffrey Buckner Ford Defense Attorney (as Buck Ford)
photo Bruce Arntson
Bruce Arntson Juror
photo Mike Montgomery
Mike Montgomery Warden's Assistant
photo Mike Hutchinson
Mike Hutchinson Gate Guard