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Maniac Cop (1988) - William Lustig

William Lustig does an amazing job of capturing the raw visceral grittiness of the big city. His film Maniac is something that will stay with me. It was barbaric. Maniac Cop isn't far behind that feature. It deals with some really heavy stuff. Especially in our modern day climate. I had only seen the third sequel before actually viewing this one. I got excited when I saw the all star cast. Bruce Campbell, Tom Atkins, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree and of course Robert Z'Dar.
A cop is going around killing innocent people. Just brutally massacring them. Tom Atkins plays the detective that is hot on his trail. Bruce Campbell plays the poor chump that is getting framed for these horrific killings. The police are trying to figure out who is killing civilians while the public is turning on them. Robert Z'Dar plays the Maniac Cop and does an amazing job. 
Maniac Cop is a great eighties movie. It has suspense, terror, horror and action. Bruce Campbell shows that he's a beli…