Overall Rank: 10305
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 25
Theatrical Release Date: 06/21/2013
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/15/2013
Genre: Horror, Crime
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Franck Khalfoun
Actors: Elijah Wood, America Olivo, Liane Balaban, Nora Arnezeder, Morgane Slemp, Sammi Rotibi
Plot: A man who runs a mannequin shop starts to obsess over a young woman leading to deadly consequences. -- Chris Kavan
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Snoogans - wrote on 03/09/2014
A well done remake. Much more refined story than it's original counterpart, yet still contains the grittiness that made Joe Spinell's 'Maniac' unsettling to watch. The almost entirely POV camerawork is executed flawlessly. It's an immersive tool that adds a humanized quality to the main character and tensity to the horrific scenes. Not in any way used as a plain gimmick. It's memorable qualities exceeded my expectations.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 01/11/2014
They Should have called this movie maanequin man. A man who runs a mannequin shop starts to obsess over a young woman leading to deadly consequences. this movie is really sickly and creepy.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/02/2013
Elijah Wood leaves Frodo way behind in this gritty, sordid remake of a 1980 slasher classic. Wood essentially plays a psychopath - a man who was scarred as a child watching his mother in a compromising position with a "friend" - and thus has led to him trying to create a perect woman - which means a lot of stabbing ending with a nice scalping. This movie reminds me quite a bit of Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer - dark, creepy and not afraid to push things to the limit. Not for everyone, but for fans of horror, it should be one to watch.
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