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Maniac (1980)

R
87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree?
Director
William Lustig (directed by)
Writers
C.A. Rosenberg (screenplay) | Joe Spinell (screenplay) (story)
Producers
Andrew W. Garroni (produced by) (as Andrew Garroni) | William Lustig (produced by)
Composer
Jay Chattaway (music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Larry Marinelli (as Lorenzo Marinelli)
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Release date
Mar 6, 1981 (United States)

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28 cast members
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Joe Spinell
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Caroline Munro
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Abigail Clayton
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Rita Montone
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Tom Savini
Disco Boy Disco Boy   See fewer
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James L. Brewster
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Linda Lee Walter
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Tracie Evans
Street Hooker Street Hooker   See fewer
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Sharon Mitchell
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Carol Henry
Deadbeat Deadbeat   See fewer
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Nelia Bacmeister
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Louis Jawitz
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Frank Pesce
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Candace Clements
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Diane Spagnuolo
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Kim Hudson
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Terry Gagnon
Woman in Alley Woman in Alley   See fewer
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Joan Baldwin
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Jeni Paz
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Janelle Winston
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Randy Jurgensen
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Jimmy Aurichio
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Andrew W. Garroni
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6.5 / 10 | 12,358 votes