Starring Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree, William Smith and Robert Z'Dar, "Maniac Cop" (also known as "Maniac cop - Poliziotto sadico") is an Action/Crime/Horror/Thriller film directed by William Lustig, released on May 13 of 1988 in the USA.
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Who directed "Maniac Cop":
Maniac Cop was directed by William Lustig, an American director, actor, producer, and writer.
Before making Maniac Cop, William Lustig had directed Vigilante, released in 1983. Since, he directed Hit List, released in 1989, Relentless (1989), Far Out Man (1990), Maniac Cop 2 (1990), Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993), and The Expert (1995).
What was the release date of "Maniac Cop":
Maniac Cop was first released on Friday, May 13, 1988, in the United States. Also released on this day were Bulletproof (dir. Steve Carver) and Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (dir. John Carl Buechler). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.
It has been released on June, 1988 in Italy; Thursday, May 05, 1994 in Canada; Friday, April 22, 1988 in France and on March, 1988 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "Maniac Cop":
At the casting of Maniac Cop we find Tom Atkins, previously seen in Lethal Weapon (1987) and Night of the Creeps (1986); Bruce Campbell (The Dead Next Door (1988), Evil Dead II (1987)); Laurene Landon (Armed Response (1986), America 3000 (1986)) [ more... ]
- Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Robert Z'Dar, Nick Barbaro, Lou Bonacki, Barry Brenner and James Dixon also worked together in Maniac Cop 2, released in 1990.
- Laurene Landon, James Dixon and Jill Gatsby can all be seen in The Ambulance, released in 1990.
- Nick Barbaro, Lou Bonacki and Barry Brenner also appeared together in Hit List, released in 1989.
What is the Storyline of "Maniac Cop":
Innocent people are being brutally murdered on the streets of New York City by a uniformed police officer. As the death toll rises, Detective Frank McCrae heads the investigation. Jack Forrest, a young cop, finds himself under arrest as the chief suspect. He and his girlfriend Theresa, along with McCrae then set out to solve the mystery before the Maniac Cop strikes again.
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