Everyone thinks that Matt Cordell drowned in the depths of the river, where he fell in a police truck, but they are cruelly mistaken. Matt appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner. Most recently, he was a hero, the best cop, but his dedication to justice added to him enemies, powerful and ruthless, powerful and implacable. They sent him to Sing Sing Prison, right into the clutches of the evil criminals he himself recently put behind bars. But now their deception and corruption have created a monster that no one can control. The maniac policeman who has risen from the dead is back on duty and the only ticket he issues is a ticket to the morgue …
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Broken by a pipe and thrown into the sea, Cordell returned to the streets of New York. It is with this attitude that the second part of the little-known film trilogy about Maniac Cop, terrorizing New York and misleading the police, begins. He returned to complete what he had begun – to take revenge on those for whom they had been put behind bars outside of him, where they were massacred over him. The police refuse to believe the return of the famous maniac for the second time, and only Lieutenant Sean McKinney realizes that he is dealing with more than an ordinary person.
This is not to say that since the time of the first part, the plot has somehow changed. It’s just that only a few characters have been added to it, new murders … and that’s it.
And yet, something has changed. For example, the atmosphere. This is not to say that it has become worse, it just changed, moreover, in a cardinal direction. There is no more that suspense that was in the first film, there is no that gloom, hopelessness. Cordell no longer scares, but now he resembles the terminator, or Jason Voorhees, only smarter. He walks, throws people left and right, like dolls, shoots, cuts, colitis, that is, he has a lot of fun, which makes us ask one question – why is he immortal?
Instead, Maniac Cop 2 has become more dynamic, more brutal than the first part. For some scenes (murders, a maniac chasing girls, a shootout in a police station), I really want to praise the creators. But for a crumpled and predictable ending, I want to scold.
There are characters from the first part (in particular, Bruce Campbell and Lauren Landon), but they are actually killed first, so we do not have time to watch them. But the calm and reasonable Sean McKeaney appeared, played by Robert Davie, bringing a special flavor to the film.
True, there are some bloopers in the script. Why did Cordell’s face change so dramatically and turn to dust? Why did he ‘mate’ with another maniac who kills girls? Alas, this is not given over to understand.
‘Maniac Cop 2’ is a completely different movie with a similar storyline and characters. The addition of dynamism and brutality went to the benefit of the series, but the lack of tension inherent in the first part is completely depressing.
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