3 Disc – 4K Restoration Of ‘MANIAC’ Will Feature Some “Must See” New Special Features

In just a few short weeks, Blue Underground will be releasing a pretty amazing 3-disc 4K Blu-ray of the classic splatter flick MANIAC. Featuring some of Tom Savini’s best and most disturbing work – not to mention an incredible performance by Joe Spinell – the film is without a doubt, a classic of modern slasher mastery.

Check out all the cool stuff coming on this release – which hits on Dec. 11th.

Disc 1 (Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras:

  • Audio Commentary #1 with Producer/Director William Lustig and Producer Andrew W. Garroni
  • Audio Commentary #2 with Producer/Director William Lustig, Special Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini, Editor Lorenzo Marinelli, and Joe Spinell’s Assistant Luke Walter
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots

Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:

  • NEW! MANIAC Outtakes
  • NEW! Returning to the Scene of the Crime with William Lustig
  • Anna and the Killer — Interview with Star Caroline Munro
  • The Death Dealer — Interview with Special Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini
  • Dark Notes — Interview with Composer Jay Chattaway
  • Maniac Men — Interview with Songwriters Michael Sembello and Dennis Matkosky
  • The Joe Spinell Story
  • Mr. Robbie: Maniac 2 Promo Reel
  • MANIAC Publicity
  • MANIAC Controversy

BONUS: MANIAC Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD by Jay Chattaway
BONUS: Collectible Booklet with new essay by Michael Gingold

This one is a must have for any true fan of 80’s gore – and to have it in all of its 4K glory. Superb!

As part of the PR for the release – director William Lustig made available this pretty kick ass clip of Tom doing what he does best to Bloody Disgusting – thought you might like a look.



Dave Dreher
Co-Founder / Lead News Reporter at Gruesome Magazine
Dave is co-founder and lead news reporter for Gruesome. Dave has built his resume working for Diabolique Magazine, The Horror Channel, Horrornews.net, House of Horrors and Creature Corner. He has worked with Tom Savini on his official site since 1997 and is also co-host of the popular podcast Horror News Radio.