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Maniac Cop (1988)

A killer dressed in a police uniform begins murdering innocent people on the streets of New York City.

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Regina Sheperd (as Nina Aversen)
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Clancy (as Jim Dixon)
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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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He Prefers To Kill, Instead Of Protect See more »


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13 May 1988 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$188,348, 15 May 1988, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$671,382
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Trivia

Jake LaMotta: makes a brief cameo as a detective. See more »

Goofs

During the climactic Pier 14 sequence, Cordell's extensive facial scarring is only seen in close-ups. In all the medium shots his face is clearly unscathed. See more »

Quotes

Frank McCrae: Whole city's goin' to hell. You can't take a pee anywhere anymore.
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Referenced in Easter Sunday (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Hello Heartbreak
Composed by Michael Shanklin and Tamila Jensen
Vocals by David Carradine
© 1984 Silver Feather Music Publishing
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A GOOD HORROR FLICK!!
10 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

A good horror flick, not to much to dislike about this movie, some good performances, and an interesting killer. (shouldn't see the killer's face at the end, much more mysterious without seeing it) The story is Innocent people are being killed on the streets by a maniac dressed up as a cop who seems to have insider information to the police business. This monster of a man has to be stopped. All up a good watch, isn't the best movie but that's what makes it so good.


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