William Lustig's Maniac
, released in 1980, is not a nice movie. It is an exploitation classic; a weird, super-creepy story of a very damaged man (originally played by Joe Spinell) who kills women as a way to articulate rage towards his deceased mother. It is dirty but effective, and
remake shot recently with Elijah Wood
in the lead role, and it doesn't look like a nice movie, either. In fact, this version from ...