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Maniac Cop (1988)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Horror  |  13 May 1988 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Le flic de l'enfer  »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$671,382 (USA)
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Bodycount: 19 See more »

Goofs

Mountains are visible in the background of a few shots during the chase scene near the end which is supposed to take place in New York City. They were obviously shot in Los Angeles. See more »

Quotes

Coroner: We have a C2/C3 fracture dislocation. The head was unstable and there was a sudden deceleration injury. The residual hanging; where the head just "pops". That's not what's interesting. What's interesting is we have a crushed larynx. The head's just flopping.
Frank McCrae: You're tryin' to tell me two kids did this?
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History Hall
Composed by Gail Jensen, Arnie Riddio
Vocals by Gail Jensen
© 1987 Jensen-Carradine Music
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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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