From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Maniac (1980, USA) is a Slasher film directed by William Lustig.
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- Included in: The Lucky 13: Slasher Film Classics | GCDb Top 20 Horror Classics
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- Released in 1980
- Runtime: 88 min
- Rated: Unrated
- Production Co: Magnum Motion Pictures Inc.
- Distribution Co: Analysis Film Releasing Corporation (1980) (USA) (theatrical), Citadel Films (1981) (Canada) (theatrical) (cut version), Hollywood Boulevard Diffusion (1982) (France) (theatrical)
- Directed by William Lustig
- Written by C.A. Rosenberg, Joe Spinell
- Starring: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton (as Gail Lawrence)
- Produced by Andrew W. Garroni, Judd Hamilton, William Lustig, John Packard, Joe Spinell
- Original Music by Jay Chattaway
- Cinematography by Robert Lindsay
- Film Editing by Lorenzo Marinelli
- A psychopathic man goes on a killing and mutilation spree in New York City.
Also Known As
- Meeting with Frank
- Run from this man!
- I warned you not to go out tonight
- You can lock your windows and doors...But you can't lock the madman out of your mind.
- It will tear the life out of you.