Maniac Cop is a 1988 horror film that stars Robert Z'Dar as framed former cop Matt Cordell, who is resurrected from the dead to kill those who framed him for taking bribes and sending him to Sing Sing to die. The film was directed by William Lustig and the cast includes Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, and Laurene Landon. The film would spawn two sequels: 1990's Maniac Cop 2, 1993's Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence, and a prequel is in development.
The following weapons were used in the film Maniac Cop:
Beretta Model 92S
Det. Frank McCrae (Tom Atkins) has the Beretta Model 92S as his standard sidearm.
Beretta Model 92S with wooden grips - 9x19mm
Det. Frank McCrae (Tom Atkins
) with his Beretta Model 92S after shooting the real Maniac Cop but to no effect.
Det. Frank McCrae's Betetta runs dry after firing 15 shots into Cordell.
Det. Frank McCrae's pulls out his Betetta when Cordell invades the police station.
Beretta 950BS Jetfire
Ellen Forrest (Victoria Catlin) takes a stainless Beretta 950BS Jetfire to follow her husband Jack (Bruce Campbell), thinking he is the killer.
Stainless Beretta 950BS Jetfire - .25 ACP
The Beretta 950BS Jetfire in a drawer. Note the box of rounds.
Colt Detective Special
The 3rd Generation Colt Detective Special is correctly depicted as the sidearm of NYPD detectives.
3rd Generation Colt Detective Special - .38 Special
Det. Theresa Mallory (Laurene Landon
) fires her Colt Detective Special at the Maniac Cop.
Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell) picks up a Colt Python when Matt Cordell (Robert Z'Dar) attacks the police station. "Maniac Cop" Matt Cordell (Robert Z'Dar) loads a Python in the opening credits and remains in his holster for the entire movie.
Colt Python - .357 Magnum
Jack Forrest with a Colt Python.
Cordell loads the Python.
Smith & Wesson Model 10
An NYPD officer in the ending appears to be carrying a Smith & Wesson Model 10
Smith & Wesson Model 10 - .38 Special
The S&W Model 10 circled in red.
Smith & Wesson Model 19
Another NYPD officer is seen with a Smith & Wesson Model 19
Smith & Wesson Model 19 - .357 Magnum
The S&W Model 19 circled in red.
Sterling Arms Mark II
A woman (Judy Kerr) at the film's beginning pulls what appears to be a Sterling Arms Mark II compact pistol.
Sterling Arms Mark II - .380 ACP (9 mm kurz).
The Woman (Judy Kerr
) pulls out her Sterling Arms Mark II after mistaking another cop for "Maniac Cop" Matt Cordell.
The Woman with her pistol after thinking she shot the Maniac Cop.
Det. Theresa Mallory (Laurene Landon), Matt Cordell (Robert Z'Dar), and NYPD officers use Mossberg 500s.
Mossberg 500 with wooden furniture and high-capacity magazine tube - 12 Gauge
Det. Theresa Mallory aims the Mossberg at Cordell.
Cordell fires the Mossberg one handed and hits an officer right in the chest.
NYPD SWAT officers with their Mossberg 500s.
Colt AR-15 Sporter-1
Colt AR-15 Sporter-1s are used by NYPD SWAT. Identifiable due to the lack of a forward assist.
Colt AR-15 Sporter-1 - 5.56x45mm
An NYPD SWAT officer with a Colt AR-15 Sporter-1.
The handguard of an AR-15 Sporter-1.
M1903A1 Springfields are used by a rifle team in the St. Patrick Day parade.
M1903A1 Springfield - .30-06
The rifle team with their M1903A1 Springfields.