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Maniac Cop (1988)

 -  Action | Crime | Horror  -  13 May 1988 (USA)
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In New York City, a man in a cop's uniform starts killing people for no apparent reason.

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Sally Noland
Nina Arvesen ...
Regina Sheperd (as Nina Aversen)
Nick Barbaro ...
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Detective Lovejoy
Barry Brenner ...
Coroner
Victoria Catlin ...
Ellen Forrest
James Dixon ...
Clancy (as Jim Dixon)
Corey Michael Eubanks ...
Bremmer (as Corey Eubanks)
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Cassie Philips
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Storyline

Innocent people are being brutally murdered on the streets of New York City by a uniformed police officer. As the death toll rises and City Hall attempts a cover-up, Frank McCrae heads the investigation. A young cop, Jack Forrest, finds himself under arrest as the chief suspect, having been the victim of a set-up by the real killer and a mysterious woman phone-caller. Forrest, his girlfriend Theresa, and McCrae set out to solve the puzzle before the Maniac Cop can strike again. Written by Mr_John_Barrymore

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He Prefers To Kill, Instead Of Protect See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Maniac Cop  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$671,382 (USA)
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Trivia

Bodycount: 19 See more »

Goofs

When the body of the first victim is lying in the morgue, one of her feet twitches. See more »

Quotes

Commissioner Pike: Lieutenant, I've been going over your report. Seems you automatically assume it was a police officer instead of some lunatic son-of-a-bitch dressed up like a cop.
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Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk the Floor
Composed by Michael Shanklin, Tamila Jensen and Gail Jensen
Vocals by David Carradine
© 1984 Silver Feather Music Publishing
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
Amazing blend of action and horror!
1 June 2001 | by (Mt Everest) – See all my reviews

When I saw this movie on the market I thought 'what the hell' and bought it. I was so surprised by this movie that now i'm on the search for the sequels. The storyline is good and the action with the horror is great. Watch out for 'Tango and Cash' big jawed baddie Robert Z'Dar and surprise cameos from Sam Raimi and Boxing champ JAKE LaMOTTA. There are loads of killings, plenty of low-budget action and another SURPRISE moment involving Tom Atkins. Don't miss this before you die or go blind. 9 out of 10.


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