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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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13 May 1988 (USA)  »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)

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$671,382 (USA)
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The actors that play both the protagonist (Bruce Campbell) and the antagonist (Robert Z'Dar) have had the nickname 'The Chin'. See more »

Goofs

During the climactic Pier 14 sequence, Cordell's extensive facial scarring is only seen in close-ups. In all the medium shots his face is clearly unscathed. See more »

Quotes

Frank McCrae: Gina this isn't about romance. It's about murder.
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Referenced in Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Das Sub (1997) See more »

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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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A Great Horror Film
23 September 2001 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

Maniac Cop is one of the many low budget horror films I like. The movie focuses around Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell) who has been accused of a crime he didn't commit. Along with Frank McCrae (Tom Atkins) and Theresa Mallory (Laurene Landon), they set out to find the real person who committed the crime and that is none other than Matt Cordell (Robert Z'Dar) aka Maniac Cop. I really did like Maniac Cop. Yes the idea may be a little bit cheezy, but the way it was portrayed was great. I recommend this film to Bruce Campbell fans and people who like low budget horror.

10/10


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