The Manitou is a 1978 American horror film. The film is based on an old legend about the Native American spirit-concept Manitou.

The old Native American shaman Misquamacus is reincarnating himself through a tumor of a woman named Karen to exact his revenge on white men who invate North America. Together with her boyfriend and a second Native American Shaman she starts fight against the reincarnating Misquamacus. Near the end of the movie Misquamacus freezes a hospital floor and freeze the receptionist into a ice statue.