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Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Horror  |  7 July 1993 (USA)
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A female cop is gunned down and wrongly accused of using excessive force in a hostage rescue attempt. Maniac cop returns from the dead once more to seek revenge, destroying everthing and anyone that stands in his way. Written by Rob Hartill

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The Maniac is back! See more »

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Rated R for strong violence, and for language and some drug content (edited for re-rating) | See all certifications »

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Expert editor Michael Eliot was brought in to re-edit the movie because of the behind the scenes problems and short running time of William Lustig's rough cut. This is why there are several scenes in the movie which are very obviously outtakes of scenes from Maniac Cop 2. See more »

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At the end of the movie with Maniac Cop chasing after the detective in a police car while being set on fire, you can see the safety goggles under his mask in several of the changing shots in this stunt scene. See more »

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Det. Sean McKinney: [sighs] What's the prognosis?
Dr. Peter Myerson: [smiles] Stick 'er in a rock garden!
Det. Sean McKinney: I don't like your sense of humor.
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This one was a bit of a letdown!
1 November 2007 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Out of all the "Maniac Cop" series, this one was a letdown. However, out of due respect, I've always liked the character no matter what. This time, he tends to a policewoman who was gunned down during a stand-off. And Matt Cordell(Robert D'Zar) is enforced to "protect and serve". Since none of the other officers would help her, Det. Sean Kenny(Robert Davi) and Cordell are on the same page. Cordell takes on the usual trash crooked cops to be exact. I liked the part where he puts on guy under several exposures of X-rays. Then there's the scene where Kenny tells Cordell that she's been cleared of all wrongdoing. Somehow, underneath his hulking and ravaged exterior belies a interior that's anything but supernatural, it's human. Both went with the explosion, and covered in white. To me, it goes to show that love never dies, especially when Cordell touches the dead woman's hand from the sheets. I mean good grief, let her be. This version got a little sappy, yet will he continue the fight against crime, or will he settle down? This one got me baffled! 2 out of 5 stars!


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