The Oily Maniac

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The Oily Maniac
Directed byHo Meng-hua
Written byChua Lam
Produced byRun Run Shaw
StarringDanny Lee
Chen Ping
Hua Lun
Hsieh Wang
CinematographyTsao Hui-chi
Edited byChiang Hsing-Lung
Music byYung Yu-Chen
Shaw Brothers Studio
Distributed byShaw Brothers Studio
Lionsgate Home Entertainment (US, 2016)
Release date
  • 18 September 1976 (1976-09-18)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryHong Kong

The Oily Maniac or Oily Maniac is a 1976 Hong Kong horror science-fiction fantasy monster movie produced by Shaw Brothers Studio, the film directed by Ho Meng Hua. loosely remake of Sumpah Orang Minyak an Indonesian horror movie in 1958.

Plot[change | change source]

Shen Yuan while digging inside an oil from underground hole and turns him to the Oily Maniac monster.

Cast[change | change source]

  • Danny Lee - Shen Yuan/Oily Maniac
  • Lily Li - Li Hsiao
  • Hsieh Wang - Hu-Li Fa
  • Chen Ping - Ling Chung Yue
  • Ku Feng - Gang boss

Trivia[change | change source]

  • Production of The Oily Maniac by using special effects scenes from man in a suit, head regenerates by stop motion frame, by slithered moving oil.

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