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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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Regina Sheperd (as Nina Aversen)
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Ellen Forrest
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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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Sometimes help can be dangerous. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Horror

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R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le flic de l'enfer  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$671,382 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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

Quotes

Desk sergeant: Matt believed in the old saying "Shoot first, ask questions later."
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Connections

Referenced in Poker Night 2 (2013) See more »

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Composed by Gail Jensen, Arnie Riddio
Vocals by Gail Jensen
© 1987 Jensen-Carradine Music
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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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