Fanatic (1982)

In this slice-n-dicer, a cabbie becomes obsessed with a lovely movie scream queen and decides to follow her to the Cannes Film Festival. Though she is a cult favorite, few take the horror-movie actress seriously. The taxi driver does and is… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: October 9, 1982
DVD Release Date: June 2, 2009
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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

Itself a genre film shot on location during the actual 1981 Cannes festival, [it] exploits the realities of cinema's biggest dream market, while weaving into this world of cutthroat deals the kind of slasher plot that can only happen in the movies.

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Alex roy
The Last Horror film is an inventive psycho horror film with elements of the Slasher genre. A cab driver becomes obsessed with a horror film star, and he wants… More
A.D. Villarreal
Spinell is creepy as usual but the film lacks any kind of suspense or narrative cohesion and Caroline Munro still can't act (although she's quite… More
Aj V
Obviously this isn't the last horror film, but it is a good one, it's a mystery horror story. This movie is suspenseful, scary, and has a nice twist… More
Cassandra Maples
I bought this on DVD from a Poundland for, hey! - a pound. It was re-titled as 'Fanatic'. Actually it was a double bill. Another schlock flick… More
Lee ?
A slightly less sleazier follow-up to the 1980 movie Maniac about a wannabe film-maker stalking his favourite actress around Cannes during the film festival… More
Anthony Valletta
Joe Spinell is lots of fun, Caroline Munro is nice to look at. Lots of gruesome deaths and topless women. Cannes is an interesting setting. Cheesy fun in… More