Maniac (1981)

"I warned you not to go out tonight!"
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A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and local girl American models and takes their scalps as trophies.
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Movie Details

Theatrical Release:March 6th, 1981
On DVD & Blu-ray:December 9th, 1997 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$350,000
Movie Box Office Gross:$10,000,000 (Worldwide)
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Joe Spinell, Judd Hamilton
Production Companies:Magnum Motion Pictures Inc., MPO Videotronics
Movie Tags:model, sadism, murder, gore, killer

Maniac Collection

In 1986, a short promotional film was shot by Joe Spinell and director Buddy Giovinazzo titled Maniac 2: Mr. Robbie, about a psychopathic children's television show host who murders abusive parents. The short was done to raise financing for a sequel to Maniac. The feature-length version of the film was never shot after Spinell died in 1989. The short film was included with the 30th anniversary edition release of Maniac.