A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies.Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree?Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse.

Upon meeting Frank at the restaurant, Lucie says she's happy that he's not "Fat, with long black hair and greasy skin full of acne" which, whilst not flattering, would be an apt description of Joe Spinell's Frank, in the original.

See more » When Lucie meets Frank at the restaurant, her underarms seem freshly waxed.

Later in her apartment, there is visible gray stipple under her arms.

This is likely a continuity error because hair does not grow that fast and the scene in question takes place immediately after the restaurant.

When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy.

Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt.

Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition.

As their friendship develops and Frank's obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.

See more » I saw this movie at an advanced screening of what I thought was a restoration of the original movie.

Instead, I got treated to movie that I didn't even know was being released.

The Maniac remake is a really good movie and better than its predecessor, which was more notable for its Tom Savini gore effects and unconventional leading man than for actually being a good movie.