History Film / Madman

12th Sep '16 3:08:32 PM remtar85
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* ThousandYardStare: Richie after he finds Marz layer.

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* ThousandYardStare: Richie after he finds Marz layer.Marz's lair.
17th Jun '16 4:31:18 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Madman''''' is a horror movie released in the year 1982, during the golden age of the [[SlasherMovie slasher movies]].

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'''''Madman''''' ''Madman'' is a horror movie released in the year 1982, during the golden age of the [[SlasherMovie slasher movies]].
15th Oct '15 5:16:35 PM justme13
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* ThousandYardStare: Richie after he finds Marz layer.
16th Jun '15 9:48:05 PM KyleJacobs
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* RedRightHand: Marz has a grey, corpse-like skin. He's also missing the tip of his nose, which was [[NoseNabbing bitten off]] in a bar fight.

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* RedRightHand: Marz has a grey, corpse-like skin. He's also missing the tip of his nose, which was [[NoseNabbing bitten off]] off in a bar fight.
15th Nov '14 6:52:00 AM erforce
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* PaterFamilicide: Marz was a dick who used to butalize his family. One night he just snapped, and killed them all with his axe while they were sleeping.

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* PaterFamilicide: Marz was a dick who used to butalize brutalize his family. One He got worse when one night he just snapped, and killed them all with his axe while they were sleeping.
15th Nov '14 1:43:16 AM erforce
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* SlashedThroat: The alcoholic Dippy finds out that his bottle of Jack Daniels is empty, so he gets up and goes to a door. When he turns on the light, he finds Marz there, who was hidden by the darkness. Marz then slices open his throat and drags the body away.

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* SlashedThroat: The alcoholic Dippy finds out that his bottle of Jack Daniels is empty, so he gets up and goes to a door. When he [[LightswitchSurprise turns on the light, light]], he finds Marz there, who was hidden by the darkness. Marz then slices open his Dippy's throat with his fingernails and drags the body away.
14th Nov '14 2:07:11 PM erforce
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The movie opens in ´[[SummerCampy a summer camp]], where a group of people are [[GhostStory sitting around the campfire telling scary stories]]. After one of them has sung a song based on the subject, the camp counselor Max tells the local legend of "Madman" Marz, who killed his family brutally with an axe and was hanged for his deeds by the townsfolk. According to him, Marz lived through the experience and is still wandering in the surrounding forest.

While telling the story, Max says that his name must [[TemptingFate not be said out loud]], because then he will come to get you. One of the kids laughs at the story and starts mockingly yelling Marz' name. Unfortunately for them all, [[SpeakOfTheDevil Marz hears the mocking]], and starts picking them one by one....

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The movie opens in ´[[SummerCampy [[SummerCampy a summer camp]], where a group of people are [[GhostStory sitting around the campfire telling scary stories]]. After one of them has sung a song based on the subject, the camp counselor Max tells the local legend of "Madman" Marz, who killed his family brutally with an axe and was hanged for his deeds by the townsfolk. According to him, Marz lived through the experience and is still wandering in the surrounding forest.

While telling the story, Max says that his name must [[TemptingFate not be said out loud]], because then he will come to get you. One of the kids laughs at the story story, and starts mockingly yelling Marz' Marz's name. Unfortunately for them all, [[SpeakOfTheDevil Marz hears the mocking]], and starts picking them one by one....
14th Nov '14 2:01:45 PM erforce
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The movie opens in a summer camp, where a group of people are [[GhostStory sitting around the campfire telling scary stories]]. After one of them has sung a song based on the subject, the camp counselor Max tells the local legend of "Madman" Marz, who killed his family brutally with an axe and was hanged for his deeds by the townsfolk. According to him, Marz lived through the experience and is still wandering in the surrounding forest.

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The movie opens in ´[[SummerCampy a summer camp, camp]], where a group of people are [[GhostStory sitting around the campfire telling scary stories]]. After one of them has sung a song based on the subject, the camp counselor Max tells the local legend of "Madman" Marz, who killed his family brutally with an axe and was hanged for his deeds by the townsfolk. According to him, Marz lived through the experience and is still wandering in the surrounding forest.
14th Nov '14 1:56:39 PM erforce
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'''''Madman''''' is a horror movie released in the year 1982, during the golden age of the SlasherMovie.

The movie opens in a summer camp, where a group of people are sitting around the campfire telling scary stories. After one of them has sung a song based on the subject, the camp counselor Max tells the local legend of "Madman" Marz, who killed his family brutally with an axe and was hanged for his deeds by the townsfolk. He lived through the experience and is still wandering in the surrounding forest.

While telling the story of Marz, Max says that his name must [[TemptingFate not be said out loud]], because then he will come to get you. One of the kids laughs at the story and starts mockingly yelling Marz' name. Unfortunately for them all, Marz hears the mocking, and starts picking them one by one...

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'''''Madman''''' is a horror movie released in the year 1982, during the golden age of the SlasherMovie.

[[SlasherMovie slasher movies]].

The movie opens in a summer camp, where a group of people are [[GhostStory sitting around the campfire telling scary stories.stories]]. After one of them has sung a song based on the subject, the camp counselor Max tells the local legend of "Madman" Marz, who killed his family brutally with an axe and was hanged for his deeds by the townsfolk. He According to him, Marz lived through the experience and is still wandering in the surrounding forest.

While telling the story of Marz, story, Max says that his name must [[TemptingFate not be said out loud]], because then he will come to get you. One of the kids laughs at the story and starts mockingly yelling Marz' name. Unfortunately for them all, [[SpeakOfTheDevil Marz hears the mocking, mocking]], and starts picking them one by one...
one....



Not to be confused as a film adaptation of the comic ''ComicBook/{{Madman}}'', though there were plans to do one.

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Not to be confused as a film adaptation of the comic ''ComicBook/{{Madman}}'', though there were plans to do one.



!!! "The trope lives/Beware the Madman Marz":

* ActionGirl: Betsy. When she sees Marz prowling the camp grounds, her first reaction is to get the gun and hunt ''him''.
* AnAxeToGrind: Marz's primary weapon.
* CreepyBasement: Marz keeps his past victims there.
%%* DevelopingDoomedCharacters
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Marz is constantly barefooted.
%%* DontGoInTheWoods
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:Marz kills Stacy and it is hinted that he escaped his burning house]].
* TheEndOrIsIt: Meant as a SequelHook.
* FemmeFatalons: Marz has these.
* FinalGirl: Betsy. [[spoiler: [[AvertedTrope Or not.]] ]]
** [[spoiler: Richie makes it in the end making him the Final Guy.]]
%%* GoodScarsEvilScars
* GoombaStomp: When Stacy's pickup truck won't start and she tries fix it, Marz jumps on the hood, thus decapitating her.
* HolyBacklight: Shown when Marz kills Dave.
%%* HollywoodDarkness
* HopeSpot: While Ellie is chased by Marz, she hides inside a fridge. Marz then let's her believe that he missed her.
* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: Even though the film is set in a summer camp, it's obviously fall, and somebody even mentions that Thanksgiving is coming up soon.
%%* HystericalWoman: Ellie.
* InfantImmortality: Averted in the flashback where Marz gives his whole family the ax, including his son and daughter. Played straight on the camping children.
* {{Leitmotif}}: When Marz is near a distinctive short tune will be heard.
* NoPeripheralVision: While approaching Dave's corpse, Stacy is somehow unable to see that he is missing his head.
* OnlyTheChosenMayWield: The axe that is stuck deep in the tree stump which only Marz can remove fits this trope.
* PaterFamilicide: Marz' origin, though it is not specified why he killed his family.
* SpeakOfTheDevil: If you say Marz' name loud enough, he will come to get you.
* TheUnintelligible: Marz, who is constantly mumbling to himself incomprehensibly.

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!!! "The !!"The trope lives/Beware the Madman Marz":

* ActionGirl: Betsy. When she sees Marz prowling the camp grounds, campgrounds after seeing Ellie's body, her first reaction is to get take the gun double-barreled shotgun from the wall and hunt ''him''.
* AntagonistTitle: "Madman" is the nickname that Marz gained for his crimes, perpetuated by the campfire stories about him.
*
AnAxeToGrind: Marz's On the campground, there's an axe that is stuck to an old treestump, which two men together fail to remove. Later, Marz comes across it and to prove how freakishly strong he is, removes with only one hand. He then uses it as his primary weapon.
weapon for th rest of the film.
* BehindTheBlack: While approaching Dave's corpse, Stacy is unable to see that [[OffWithHisHead he is missing his head]]. She realizes it once the audience is able to see it.
* BigBad: Madman Marz, the man who killed his family and who will do the same anyone else unlucky to cross him.
* CreepyBasement: Marz lives in the basement of his old house, and keeps his past victims there.
%%* DevelopingDoomedCharacters
* DangerousWindows: Marz grabs and drags Bill to his doom through an open car window.
* DevelopingDoomedCharacters: Some time is dedicated to the relationships of the characters, especially to the love between T.P. and Betsy.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Marz is constantly barefooted.
%%* DontGoInTheWoods
always barefooted, as evident of many shots of his feet.
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: DontGoInTheWoods: Most of the "killer prowling for his prey" scenes happen in the forest surrounding the camp.
* DownerEnding:
[[spoiler:Marz kills Stacy Stacy, and it is hinted that he escaped his burning house]].
* TheEndOrIsIt: Meant as a SequelHook.
* FemmeFatalons: Marz has these.
*
FinalGirl: Betsy. [[spoiler: [[spoiler:Betsy, [[AvertedTrope Or or not.]] ]]
** [[spoiler:
However, Richie makes it in the end end, making him the Final Guy.]]
%%* GoodScarsEvilScars
* GoombaStomp: When Stacy's pickup truck won't start and she tries fix it, Marz jumps on the hood, thus decapitating her.
* HolyBacklight: Shown when Marz kills Dave.
%%* HollywoodDarkness
HollywoodDarkness: Blue lighting equals darkness in this film.
* HopeSpot: While Ellie is chased by Marz, Marz in the camp, she hides inside a fridge. Marz then let's her believe that he missed her.
her, and buries his axe on her chest when she tries to go outside.
* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: Even though the film is set in a summer camp, it's obviously fall, and somebody Max even mentions that Thanksgiving is coming up soon.
%%* * HystericalWoman: Ellie.
Ellie becomes hysterical (and irrational, as evident of her trying to hide in a fridge) after finding the remains of Stacy and sees her boyfriend Bill killed.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Bets is killed when Marz puts her body through a coat hanger]].
* InfantImmortality: Averted in the flashback where Marz gives his whole family the ax, including his son and daughter. Played straight on with the camping children.
children in the camp, who are left alone while Marz goes around killing people.
* {{Leitmotif}}: When Marz is near near, a distinctive short electronic tune will be heard.
* NoPeripheralVision: While approaching Dave's corpse, Stacy LovesMeNot: Waiting for P.T. to return, Betsy pulls off petals from a paper flower, going through the "he loves me, he loves me not" routine. She's happy when she ends with "loves me" on the last petal.
* MurderByMistake: Betsy shoots the half-dead Betsy when she suddenly throws herself at a window.
* MyCarHatesMe: Stacy's pickup truck won't start when she tries to run away from Marz. Justified, because the vehicle
is somehow unable shown to see that he is missing his head.
have problems before she finds her life threatened.
* OnlyTheChosenMayWield: The axe that is stuck deep NeckSnap: Searching for Richie in the tree stump woods, T.P. stops when he smells something funny. To himself, he manages to say "Smells like d--" before Marz drops a noose on his neck, drags him to a suitable tree, and tries to hang him. He manages to stop his strangulation, but Marz circumvents around it by grabbing his foot and pulling him down, which only makes his neck snap.
* OffWithHisHead: Stacy's pickup truck won't start, so she tries to fix it. As she tries to fix the problem under the open hood,
Marz can remove fits this trope.
jumps on it, decapitating her.
* PaterFamilicide: Marz' origin, though it is not specified why Marz was a dick who used to butalize his family. One night he just snapped, and killed them all with his family.
axe while they were sleeping.
* SpeakOfTheDevil: If you say Marz' name loud enough, RedRightHand: Marz has a grey, corpse-like skin. He's also missing the tip of his nose, which was [[NoseNabbing bitten off]] in a bar fight.
* SlashedThroat: The alcoholic Dippy finds out that his bottle of Jack Daniels is empty, so
he will come gets up and goes to get you.
a door. When he turns on the light, he finds Marz there, who was hidden by the darkness. Marz then slices open his throat and drags the body away.
* TwoPersonPoolParty: After publicly apoligizing for his behavior at the campfire, T.P. has good time with Betsy in the hot tub, while Marz spies on them.
* TheUnintelligible: Marz, who is constantly mumbling to himself incomprehensibly.Marz doesn't exactly ''say'' anything, he just mumbles incomprehensibly.
15th Mar '14 12:40:38 AM jackthehack
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** [[spoiler: Richie makes it in the end making him the Final Guy.]]
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