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The Clown Murders (1976)

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A killer targets trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

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A group of young professionals decides to play a practical joke on one of their ex-girlfriends who married a rich man who is about to close a major real estate deal. They plan to kidnap her and mess up the deal. Unfortunately, the joke becomes deadly serious. Written by Ørnås

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17 September 1976 (Canada)  »

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CAD 135,000 (estimated)
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I had this movie on VHS...
7 August 2003 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

and the tape broke. Believe me I was very glad that it did. This movie is very boring and stupid. I do not plan to get this movie ever again even to rent it. Take my advice and be smart not to have anything to do with this movie.


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