Maniac (2012) Poster



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Remake of 

Maniac (1980)


Frankenstein (1931)
Mentioned in dialogue
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
A painted portrait in the background references the iconic appearance of Christiane in Eyes Without a Face.
Psycho (1960)
Stabbing through a shower curtain.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
"Dr. Frankenstein, I presume?"
Maniac (1980)
When Lucie first meets Frank at the restaurant, she says "I thought you would be fat, with long black hair and a greasy face filled with acne". This appears to be a reference to Joe Spinell, star of the original "Maniac" in 1980.
The Shining (1980)
Broken door scene is referenced.
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
When Frank carries Anna's doll in his apartment, Rita's imaginary version appears and asks "Wanna take a bath?" in the same exact tone as the girl in The Wall.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The first victim of the movie, Lucie, turns on "Goodbye Horses" from Q Lazzarus, a song that Buffalo Bill listens to in "The Silence of the Lambs". Buffalo Bill takes the skin of his victims, while Frank takes their scalps.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
scene of severed Achilles tendon

Referenced in 

Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Photograph is shown.
An American Mary in London (2012) (Video)
Maniac: The Making of Documentary (2013) (Video)
The Cinema Snob: Pussy Talk 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is going to be the penile equivalent of the Maniac remake."
Half in the Bag: Hardcore Henry (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
The Fanatic (2019)
Moose mentions that the original "Maniac" is better than the remake.


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Movie is watched by the protagonists in the cinema here.

Featured in 

Half in the Bag: The Wolf of Wall Street and 2013 Re-cap (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

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