Two Thousand Maniacs

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1964
  • Color
  • Running Time: 87 min | UK: 84 min (edited version) | Argentina: 90 min
  • Aspect Ratio: (1.85:1)
  • Production Co: Friedman-Lewis Productions Inc.
  • Distribution Co: Box Office Spectaculars
  • Written, Directed and Cinematography by Herschell Gordon Lewis
  • Starring William Kerwin (aka Thomas Wood), Connie Mason, Jeffrey Allen
  • Produced by David F. Friedman
  • Original Music by Larry Wellington
  • Film Editing by Robert L. Sinise

Plot Summary

  • Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.

Also Known As

  • 2,000 Maniacs (undefined)
  • 2000 maníacos (Spain)
  • 2000 maniaques (France)
  • Centennial (USA) (fake working title)
  • Deux mille maniaques (France)


  • An Entire Town Bathed In Pulsing Human Blood! Madmen Crazed For Carnage!
  • Brutal... Evil... Ghastly Beyond Belief!
  • Gruesomely Stained In Blood Color!
  • A town of madmen crazed for carnage!
  • The Most Diabolical Device Ever Contrived... Designed Solely for Carnage by a Town of Madmen Crazed with BLOOD LUST!
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