Maniac Cop on VHS. Starring Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree, William Smith, Robert Z’Dar, Sheree North. Directed by William Lustig. 1988.
From the VHS cover:
You Have The Right To Remain Silent… Forever.
New York City is terrorized by a series of brutal mutilation murders. The public is outraged, because it’s discovered that the killer is a cop! Innocent policemen are killed by the panic-stricken public. The city is in an uproar. Will New York rid itself of this deadly menace.. MANIAC COP?
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Dead End City on VHS. Starring Dennis Cole, Robert Z’Dar, Gregory Scott Cummins, Christine Lunde. Directed by Peter Yuval. 1988.
From the box:
A million people, a dozen gangs, and only one law: SURVIVAL!
It’s an urban nightmare come true in Dead End City, as gang warfare rules the streets. Dennis Cole (Pretty Smart) plays a corrupt police officer who allows the gang led by Robert Z’Dar (Maniac Cop) to terrorize the city.
Jack Murphy (Greg Cummins) is a street-tough resident who won’t be bullied. He organizes a vigilante resistance force and prepares to fight for control of the city. Battling against the gang’s non-stop beatings, gunfire and explosions, Murphy leads his guerrilla troop into the sewer tunnels for one, last, futile attempt.
“Colors” meets “Deathwish” …there’s no way out of DEAD END CITY!
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