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Maniacts (2001)

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Two serial killers meet and fall in love in an asylum for the criminally insane. Upon escaping their corrupt captors, they flee to the country to try and lead a happy, normal life. ... See full summary »

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Joe Spinelli
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Beth Windsor
John Furlong ...
Prometheus J. Boley
Mel Winkler ...
Mason
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Matron Knull
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Jumpy (as Jeremiah W. Birkett)
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Tapeman
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Dr. Denton Speck
Simon Brooke ...
Carp
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Simon Burke (as Chris Maleki)
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Hooker
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Esai (as Dilio)
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D.A. Ben Rogers
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Two serial killers meet and fall in love in an asylum for the criminally insane. Upon escaping their corrupt captors, they flee to the country to try and lead a happy, normal life. Unfortunately, "normal" turns out to be a state of mind...an elusive state of mind. Written by Kraig Smith <kraigy@mail.utexas.edu>

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Rated R for violence/gore and language | See all certifications »
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6 December 2001 (USA)  »

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Beth Windsor: We must've made a mistake... It's gotta be OK to kill people. Carmakers do it, doctors do it, governments do it all the time.
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Tongue-in-the-cheek
24 May 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I don't know who designed the cover art for this movie...but they have NO idea how to market a good movie. Based on the cover art, which depicts a ghostly, screaming face with metal things holding the eyes, nose and mouth open, I thought this was just another post-90s garbage, straight-to-video horror romp following in the footsteps of other crap like Python, Subterrano, The Vault, She Creature and Dead and Rotting. What I was presented with WAS IN FACT not a horror film by any standards. The film begins with the arrest of a psychopathic killer (Jeff Fahey) and an atmosphere of a cliche suspense. Then what follows is a tongue-in-the-cheek look at a corrupt mental institution where the inmates are abused by the guards. The humor, especially Fahey's impersonation of Christ on the cross and other antics which get him sent to solitary, and his romance with woman whose violence is induced when hit in the face, drive this relatively entertaining film that ultimate concludes in a literally depressing manner. Worth watching, provided you can force yourself past the HORRID box art.


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