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The Oily Maniac (1976) More at IMDbPro »You gui zi (original title)


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Release Date:
18 September 1976 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Plot:
A cripple takes revenge on criminals by using a magic spell that transforms him into an oily monster/superhero. | Full synopsis »
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Sleazy and hilarious HK monster trash. See more (6 total) »

Cast

 

Directed by
Meng Hua Ho 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lam Chua  (as Tsai Lan)

Produced by
Raymond Shaw .... producer
Run Run Shaw .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yung-Yu Chen 
 
Cinematography by
Hui-Chi Tsao 
 
Film Editing by
Hsing-Lung Chiang 
 
Art Direction by
Ching-Shen Chen 
 
Makeup Department
Hsu-Ching Wu .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ke Hung .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Yung-Hua Wang .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fen Chen .... lighting technician
 
Other crew
Cheung-Yan Yuen .... fighting instructor (as Hsiang-jen Yuan)
 

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Also Known As:
"You gui zi" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Oily Maniac" - Hong Kong (English title) (original subtitled version)
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Runtime:
84 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-15 (2006) | Netherlands:12 (2006) (DVD)
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References Jaws (1975)See more »

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Sleazy and hilarious HK monster trash., 8 April 2007
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

Danny Lee plays a crippled guy who has polio.When he visits his uncle in prison,waiting for the execution,he gets a special spell thanks to the tattoo on his back.Since this day,the man can turn into the oily maniac super hero,who slaughters a bunch of criminals."Oily Maniac" is one hell of a hilarious monster flick.The main idea is completely crazy:a man can turn into a pool of oil.The special effects are primitive,but the action is fast and there is a good deal of nudity.The plot is silly,but who cares.If you like to see cheesy monster rampage and lots of breasts this low-budget monster/super hero flick is a must-see.I'd give it 8 out of 10 just for the sheer pleasure of watching this trash.

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