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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)
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Detective Lovejoy
Barry Brenner ...
Coroner
Victoria Catlin ...
Ellen Forrest
James Dixon ...
Clancy (as Jim Dixon)
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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

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

William Lustig:  makes a brief cameo as a motel-manager. See more »

Goofs

When Theresa is trying to escape Cordell, the corpse of the police sergeant he's just stabbed helpfully moves out of the way so that she can throw a stool through the window. See more »

Quotes

Security Guard: You always take a leak with a gun in your hand? That's a good way to blow your balls off!
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Connections

Referenced in My Name Is Bruce (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Shot Full of Your Love
Composed by Gail Jensen
Vocals by Gail Jensen
© 1987 Jensen-Carradine Music
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User Reviews

 
Low budget and awesome.
6 January 1999 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Maniac Cop is a great exploitation film. It has some truly inspired moments. Bruce Campbell is great and the Maniac Cop himself is a worthy creation in the horror genre. Most people will avoid this and they shouldn't, because for the budget and limitations it's a great flick. Fix a nice big bowl of popcorn and enjoy a great horror cheapie.


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