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Family Comedy Rated: 7+ (PG)19901h 21mOn: Hoopla Tags: Prison Animal 

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.Ernest Goes to Jail featuring Jim Varney and Gailard Sartain is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a comedy and family movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (8,989 votes) and was disliked by critics.

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#15,658 Ranked Movie

#417 Ranked in Prison Movies

#1658 Ranked in Family Movies

#1695 Ranked in Movies on Hoopla

Ernest Goes to Jail has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (8,989 votes) and was disliked by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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