|Directed by:||Joseph Mangine|
|Written by:||Mark Patrick Carducci|
|Produced by:||Bernard H. Goldberg; H. Frank Dominguez|
|Music by:||Kendall Schmidt|
|Cinematography:||Joseph Mangine; Oliver Wood|
|Edited by:||Timothy Snell|
|Released:||November 14th, 1986|
|Running time:||91 min.|
Neon Maniacs is an American independent horror film of the monster and teen-slaughter subgenres. It was directed by Joseph Mangine with a script written by Mark Patrick Carducci. The movie was produced by and and premiered on November 14th, 1986.
Same old story. Bunch of jackass teenagers want to go out and party so they go out to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. They could never have suspected that living beneath the bridge was a horde of zombie-like creatures eager to kill them all. Just another fun night in good ole San Fran.
|Amber Denyse Austin||Lisa|
|Jessie Lawrence Ferguson||Carson|
|Frank X. Baleno||Joe|
|Elizabeth Lauren||Waiting girlfriend|
|Teri Ralston||Marilyn Peterson|
|Dick Frattali||Alex Peterson|
|Shari Moskau||Drunk girl|
|Cooper Neal||Irate father|
|Lydia Weiss||Mother #1|
|Betty Vaughan||Mother #2|
|Clarke Coleman||Kid biker|
|Alfred Boyer||Young lover|
|Susanne Mierisch||Young lover|
|James H. Smith||Axe|
|Robert E. Veilliux||Hangman/Juice|
|Zac Baldwin||Punk biker|
|Solly Marx||Punk biker|
|Jerome L. Dennae||Scavenger|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Neon Maniacs redirects to this page.
- This film is alternatively known as Evil Dead Warriors (which also redirects to this page).
- Neon Maniacs was released on DVD in Region 1 format by Starz Entertainment and Anchor Bay Entertainment on October 7th, 2003.
- This is the first, and to date, only film produced by .
- This is the first horror film produced by .
- This is Joseph Mangine's second film as a director and his first horror film. He previously directed the 1968 hippie movie Smoke and Flesh. Directing is not Mangine's primary work in the industry however. He is largely a director of photography who has worked on movies such as Alligator II: The Mutation and the TV shows such as Swamp Thing.
- This is screenwriter Mark Patrick Carducci's first work in the horror genre. He is also known for writing or working as a creative consultant films such as Pumpkinhead in 1988 and its first sequel, Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings.
- Actor Clyde Hayes, who plays Steven, is credited as Alan Hayes in this film.
- Actor Victor Brandt, who plays Devin, is credited as Victor Elliot Brandt in this film.
- Actress Amber Denyse Austin, who plays Lisa, is credited as Amber Austin in this film.
- Actor James Acheson, who plays Ray, is credited as James Atcheson in this film.
- Actor John Lafayette, who plays Thomas, is credited as John LaFayette in this film.
- Actor Andrew Divoff, who plays Doc in this film, is best known for playing the evil Djinn in the first two installments of the Wishmaster film series. This is his first work in a horror film.
- Fans of the Friday the 13th film series might recognize actress Marta Kober, who plays Lorraine. She also played Jason Voorhees victim Sandra Dier in Friday the 13th Part 2.