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Old 29th July 2011, 10:06 AM
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Maniac Cop (Arrow Video)

Police brutality never felt so good



Notorious video nasty creator William Lustig and B-Movie legend Larry Cohen return to the dirty streets for a unique high speed collision of the slasher movie and police thriller in Maniac Cop, a blood splattered tale of brutal cop vengeance from beyond the grave.

When reports come in of a man in a police uniform committing gore drenched bloody murder on the city streets, officer Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell) stands accused. Now, with few friends, powerful enemies and a psychopathic slayer still at large, it’s up to Jack to prove he’s not guilty and bring down the killer.

Now, Arrow Video brings the Maniac Cop back from the 80s video vault to stalk the night time streets once more, looking for fresh victims...

THIS EDITION CONTAINS
- Reversible sleeve with original and newly commissioned artwork
- Double-sided fold-out artwork poster
- Collector’s booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by author Troy Howarth and The Original Maniac: An interview with William Lustig, adapted from Calum Waddell's book Taboo Breakers

SPECIAL FEATURES:
- Brand new High Definition transfer of film film
- Exclusive UK introduction to the film from star Tom Atkins
- Doomed Detective: Tom Atkins on Maniac Cop
- Lady of the Night: Laurene Landon remembers Maniac Cop
- Scripting a new Slasher Super-Villain: Larry Cohen on Matt Cordell
- Trailer

Original Art by Rick Melton

In original 1.85:1 Aspect Ratio
Original Stereo 2.0 Audio
Optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired
Feature and extras 1080/24p Region ABC playable worldwide

RRP 27.99
Released 31 October 2011.

Blu-ray only
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Old 29th July 2011, 03:46 PM
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Looks to be a superb package - really looking forward to this one. Fantastic cover art from Rick, too.
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Old 29th July 2011, 04:40 PM
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I haven't seen the film but, with the excellent cover art and great selection of extra features, this will sit very well with all my other Arrow Video BDs.

Let's face it, any film starring Bruce Campbell is worth watching, no matter how cheap or silly!
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Old 29th July 2011, 04:42 PM
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Love this film, can't wait for this BD release!

Yet another DVD to toss on the ever growing "Redundant" pile!
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Old 29th July 2011, 04:49 PM
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I was hoping this would have the R1 commentary featuring Bruce
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Old 29th July 2011, 06:20 PM
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I've never seen this film, shame it's a BD only as I haven't made the jump to Blu Ray yet, might be time to upgrade with this and Blue Undergrounds new version of Zombie Flesheaters looming on the horizon
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Old 29th July 2011, 06:34 PM
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I LOVE the Maniac Cop films-impressive package indeed!

How's about a nice Arrow boxset with the sequels?
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Old 29th July 2011, 09:44 PM
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Wow, amazing artwork!
Been meaning to pick this title up, glad I didn't came around to it sooner!
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Old 31st July 2011, 09:22 PM
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I have the USA Special Edition of this so will not be double dipping.

I am posting as I hope this announcement means Maniac Cop 2 may be soon on the horizon, please?
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Old 2nd August 2011, 12:51 AM
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will this be coming out on dvd aswell
you know you want to
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