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The Invisible Maniac (1990)

A budding young scientist lad is caught by his mom checking out the lady across the way with his telescope, whereupon she lectures him on the evils of women. Twenty years later and all ... See full summary »

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Noel Peters ...
Kevin Dornwinkle
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Vicky (as Shannon Wilsey)
Stephanie Blake ...
Mrs. Cello (as Stella Blalack)
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Bunny
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Dr. McWaters
Claudette Rains
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Henry
Robert R. Ross Jr. ...
Chet
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Gordon
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Bubba
Kalei Shallabarger ...
Joan
Gail Lyon ...
April
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Betty
Marilyn Adams ...
Mrs. Dorwinkle
Dana Bentley ...
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A budding young scientist lad is caught by his mom checking out the lady across the way with his telescope, whereupon she lectures him on the evils of women. Twenty years later and all grown up, the scientist announces his theories of invisibility, and his colleagues laugh, to which he responds by killing four of them. He escapes from the loony bin and gets a job teaching summer school physics at a high school. The students decide to tease him about the same time as he perfects his invisible juice, and he goes on a spree of vengeance. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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The new physics professor has a disappearing act that's a real scream.

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13 July 1990 (USA)  »

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The Invisible Sex Maniac  »

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Goofs

Dornwinkle (the Invisible Maniac) tosses a radio into the water on the shower room floor, electrocuting one of the girls as she's taking a shower. A few scenes later, the same radio (the masking tape on the speaker gives it away) is on a table in the cafeteria, playing tunes as two students eat lunch. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Cello: If you want to go to college, all you have to do is make me feel like a woman.
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The fire marshall is listed in the credits as "Highest paid guy on the set." See more »

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Referenced in Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992) See more »

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A triumphant film!
30 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

An insane high school science teacher (Noel Peters) solves a problem that has plagued mankind for decades. How can we spy on chicks in the shower without detection, become INVISIBLE!

What a premise, what a payoff, what a flick! The Invisible Maniac is schlock at it's best, a movie about a guy who becomes invisible to get revenge on the students who enjoy making his life hell. Of course he finds time to sneak into the women's showering facilities more than once to catch a peak and I don't blame him. While made in 1990, Invisible Maniac has all the pure and unpretentious qualities that made the 80's so special. Everyone is sex crazed, the girls take lots of showers, and and invisible science teacher is trying to kill 'em all. What more could you ask for?

The movie keeps its tongue firmly in cheek, but does so in a smart way. Deliberately being cheesy, over the top, and exploitative The Invisible Maniac follows the formula but manages to be a bit different here and there. I won't get into too many specifics, but the virginal heroine doesn't save the day. The dialogue is hilarious, the characters cliche (but fun), and they never miss a chance for some good old fashion female nudity. Savor each and ever scene featuring the lovely Melissa Moore and Shannon Wilsey and their "friends". Never has comedy, horror, and soft core porn came together to give us such a landmark film!

Call it misogynistic if you want, I just call it fun. If you're into this kind of flick (you know who you are) then your life won't be complete until you see The Invisible Maniac. R.I.P Shannon Wilsey.


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