'Maniac Cop' Dated and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Aug 9, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT by

William Lustig's cult horror classic will serve and protect Blu-ray this October.

In an early announcement to retailers, Synapse Films has just announced 'Maniac Cop' for Blu-ray on October 11.

Innocent people are brutally killed on the streets of New York by a uniformed police officer. A young cop, Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell, TV's 'Burn Notice' and 'The Evil Dead Trilogy') finds himself marked as the chief suspect after his wife is murdered. As Lieutenant Frank McCrae (Tom Atkins, 'Drive Angry' and 'Lethal Weapon') investigates, the death toll rises and he suspects a mysterious police cover-up. This maniac cop must be stopped, but it might not be so easy. He seems inhuman, and ready to take on the entire police force, hell-bent on revenge!

Restored and remastered from original vault materials by Synapse Films, 'Maniac Cop' looks and sounds better than ever in this brand-new 2011 high-definition transfer, featuring newly remixed DTS-HD Master Audio surround sound! Long considered a classic of the horror genre, 'Maniac Cop' was written and produced by Larry Cohen ('It's Alive,' 'Phone Booth') and directed by William Lustig ('Maniac,' 'Vigilante').

Supplements include Maniac Cop Memories Featurette, Out the Window - Interview with Tom Atkins, Three Minutes with Danny Hicks Featurette, Motion Still Gallery, Additional Japanese TV Scenes, Theatrical Trailer, TV Spots, Spanish Radio Spot.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $24.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Maniac Cop' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 11.

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Maniac Cop (Blu-ray)
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