Maniac Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 22777

Average Rating: 2/4

# of Ratings: 20

Theatrical Release Date: 12/26/1980

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/26/2010

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Horror

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: William Lustig

Actors: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton, Kelly Piper, Rita Montone, Tom Savini

Plot: A serial killer stalks the streets of New York, scalping young women to make up for the death of his mother - an abusive prostitute who recently died in an accident. When he is photographed by a woman in the park, they strike up a friendship... perhaps she will finally be the one. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/06/2011

A gruesome and grimy looking slasher that focuses entirely on the killer. The intent is to show the killer's mental illness, and to a point I guess it does shine the maniac spotlight on him, but all I ever got from his psyche was a troubled past with an abusive mother. The slayings are graphic, disturbing, and sleazy, with very detailed effects work adding to the grossness. I find the whole film to be an empty, but effectively sickening experience. Take that however you like.

Rating of
1/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/24/2011

Good movie if you like to be grossed out.Heavy on the violence & gore

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