Frank misses his mother, who was killed in a car accident years before. She was abusive to him, and made money selling her body, but Frank still misses her. He tries to keep her from leaving him, and reform her evil ways, by killing young women and putting their scalps on mannequins which he displays around his apartment. Photographer Anna takes a picture of him in the park, and he pursues and befriends her. Is she the one he's been looking for or just another mommy wanna be?

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Maniac (1980)

Horror/Drama/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 27m

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I warned you not to go out tonight

Description

Frank misses his mother, who was killed in a car accident years before. She was abusive to him, and made money selling her body, but Frank still misses her. He tries to keep her from leaving him, and reform her evil ways, by killing young women and putting their scalps on mannequins which he displays around his apartment. Photographer Anna takes a picture of him in the park, and he pursues and befriends her. Is she the one he's been looking for or just another mommy wanna be?

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Magnum Motion Pictures Inc.

Budget

$350,000
Part Of
Cast
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Joe Spinell

Frank Zito
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Caroline Munro

Anna D'Antoni
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Abigail Clayton

Rita (as Gail Lawrence)
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Kelly Piper

Nurse
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Rita Montone

Hooker
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Tom Savini

Disco Boy
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Hyla Marrow

Disco Girl
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James L. Brewster

Beach Boy (as James Brewster)
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Linda Lee Walter

Beach Girl
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Tracie Evans

Street Hooker
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Sharon Mitchell

Second Nurse
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Carol Henry

Deadbeat
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Nelia Bacmeister

Carmen Zito
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Louis Jawitz

Art Director
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Denise Spagnuolo

Denise
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Billy Spagnuolo

Billy
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Frank Pesce

T.V. Reporter (voice)
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Candace Clements

First Park Mother
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Diane Spagnuolo

Second Park Mother
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Kim Hudson

Lobby Hooker
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Terry Gagnon

Woman in Alley
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Joan Baldwin

First Model
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Jeni Paz

Second Model
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Janelle Winston

Waitress
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Randy Jurgensen

First Cop
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Jimmy Aurichio

Second Cop
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Andrew W. Garroni

Jerry (uncredited)
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William Lustig

Al - Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Crew
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William Lustig

Director
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C.A. Rosenberg

Writer
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Joe Spinell

Writer
Disc Releases
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Maniac

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

10/26/2010

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Maniac

(Blu-ray)

9/25/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

12/11/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(Blu-ray)

12/15/2020

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

1/30/2007

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

5/26/2020

$29.99 -$19.96 (40%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(DVD)

8/21/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

8/21/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(DVD)

10/26/2010

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(Blu-ray)

Disc Title Front Cover

Maniac

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/9/1997

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