History Film / Maniac

20th Jul '17 2:45:54 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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* TheEndOrIsIt: [[spoiler:Frank goes off the deep end, hallucinating that his victims have returned to take revenge, stabbing himself in the stomach in his madness. The cops show up to arrest him, and find him lying on his bed. They go get the coroner, and his eyes open the moment they close

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* TheEndOrIsIt: [[spoiler:Frank goes off the deep end, hallucinating that his victims have returned to take revenge, stabbing himself in the stomach in his madness. The cops show up to arrest him, and find him lying on his bed. They go get the coroner, and his eyes open the moment they close the door.]]
20th Jul '17 2:45:16 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Frank Zito, the SerialKiller VillainProtagonist.


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* TheEndOrIsIt: [[spoiler:Frank goes off the deep end, hallucinating that his victims have returned to take revenge, stabbing himself in the stomach in his madness. The cops show up to arrest him, and find him lying on his bed. They go get the coroner, and his eyes open the moment they close
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21st Jun '17 6:09:57 AM Folamh3
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The year 2012 was treated to a remake that was produced and written by Alexandre Aja and which had Creator/ElijahWood star as the title character. It is mostly the same story, but with the twist that almost the entire film is shot from a first-person perspective. It also incorporates online dating.

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The year 2012 was treated to a remake that was produced and written by Alexandre Aja and which had Creator/ElijahWood star as the title character. It is mostly the same story, but with the twist that almost the entire film is [[UnbrokenFirstPersonPerspective shot from a first-person perspective.perspective]]. It also incorporates online dating.
25th May '17 7:23:28 PM Stellarvore
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Frank who is pitiable despite the utter viciousness of his murders. Couple that with his FreudianExcuse and his very poor grip on reality and he's little more than a lonely momma's boy with a miserable life.

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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Frank who is pitiable despite the utter viciousness of his murders. Couple that with his FreudianExcuse and his very poor grip on reality and he's little more than a lonely momma's boy with a When you take Frank's miserable life.life and general loneliness into account, he becomes a lot more pitiful than revolting. Made all the worse by his instant remorse whenever he claims a victim.
12th Apr '17 6:37:42 PM Stellarvore
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Frank has this reaction to most of his murders. It doesn't stop him from committing them, though.
7th Feb '17 12:57:34 PM Stellarvore
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* MissingMom: Frank misses his mother, despite the horrible abuse she put him through.



* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Frank who is pitiable despite the utter viciousness of his murders.

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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Frank who is pitiable despite the utter viciousness of his murders. Couple that with his FreudianExcuse and his very poor grip on reality and he's little more than a lonely momma's boy with a miserable life.
7th Feb '17 12:44:04 PM Stellarvore
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* AffablyEvil: Despite being a psychotic SerialKiller who murders women for their scalps, Frank is a really nice guy when he's not sitting in his room rambling.



* DisposableSexWorker: Frank's second on-screen victim is a hooker whom he picks up from the streets, and proceeds to strangle in bed .

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* DisposableSexWorker: Frank's second on-screen victim is a hooker whom he picks up from the streets, and proceeds to strangle in bed .bed.
* FreudianExcuse: Frank's mother was a prostitute who [[AbusiveParents beat him]] and would lock him in the closet when she was with her johns. That would certainly explain his awkwardness around the fairer sex, as well as why he kills women that remind him of her.
16th Aug '16 6:05:55 PM Nicolletta
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* AnArmAndALeg: Frank sees his hand being chopped of in his last hallucination.

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* AnArmAndALeg: Frank sees his hand being chopped of off in his last hallucination.
10th Jun '16 10:30:29 AM Mdumas43073
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It follows the exploits of the [[HeManWomanHater woman hating]] and [[FreudianExcuse mommy issues]]-ridden psychopath Frank Zito, who wanders the streets of TheBigRottenApple from one brutal kill to the next, breathing heavily and babbling incoherently all the while.

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It follows the exploits of the [[HeManWomanHater woman hating]] woman-hating]] and [[FreudianExcuse mommy issues]]-ridden psychopath Frank Zito, who wanders the streets of TheBigRottenApple from one brutal kill to the next, breathing heavily and babbling incoherently all the while.


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25th May '16 11:19:18 AM Dravencour
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* BoomHeadshot: Disco Boy's death, courtesy of a double-barrel shotgun blast by Frank.
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