Ernest Goes to Jail Solarmovie

Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)


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 Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 5.1/10 from 80 votes
Release Date: 1990-04-06
Status: Released
Run time: 81 min / 1:21
Production Studio : Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures


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


Directing John R. Cherry III Director
Writing Charlie Cohen Writer