Directed by William Lustig
A twisted psychopath displays his victims' scalps on mannequins in his apartment in Bill Lustig's iconic 1980's slasher movie. The pretty women who encounter Frank Zito (super creep Joe Spinell) all wind up dead. But when Frank meets a female photographer named Anna (cult-horror star Caroline Munro), his interest in her - and her affection for him - leads to a battle between his good and bad sides. MANIAC's famous tagline read "I WARNED YOU NOT TO GO OUT TONIGHT," but no matter whether you watch it inside or out, you run the risk of being scared to death.
A twisted psychopath displays his victims' scalps on mannequins in his apartment.
Cast: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton
The acting was way better than it should've been for this film. The actress in the subway scene really felt like she was really terrified for her life. It's a great story, but it feels it dragged on a little too long. Would've been better as a short film maybe.
the guy was so ugly it was kinda hard to watch. The plot isn't bad but they did NOT execute it nicely. Could have been so much better.
Classic, but certainly not the best in its category. Worth watching for frame of reference for the genre.
Great movie!!!! Great serial killer character and all the skankiness of 70s & 80s Manhattan