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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 20 May 1988 (USA)
Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

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Cast

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Michael S. Siegel ...
Rich Terenzi (as Michael Siegel)
Peter Licassi ...
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Bob McReed (as Chris Titus)
Irene Michaels ...
Karla Sue Krull ...
Aeron Macintyre ...
Punk #1 (as Brian Degan Scott)
Danny Kovacs ...
Punk #2
Adele Proom ...
Howard Malpas ...
Karen Raff ...
Mom #1
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Storyline

When a small town is invaded by aliens from outer space who are capturing and killing the townspeople, no one takes them seriously. Why? The aliens all look like circus clowns, use weapons that look clown like, and all have painted on smiles. Only a few of the young people in the town realize the danger and of course no one believes them. Armed with an ice cream truck they try and rescue their friends. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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In Space No One Can Eat Ice Cream! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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20 May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Space Invaders  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,657,329 (USA) (27 May 1988)

Gross:

$15,625,095 (USA) (22 July 1988)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An early version of the restaurant scene was shot showing the Chiodo brothers sitting at a table in the background as extras. See more »

Goofs

When Debbie is attacked by the clowns from the medicine cabinet, you can see the holes where the puppets are being controlled from. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Curtis Mooney: Look at this son of a bitch.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Killer Klowns (From Outer Space)
Performed by The Dickies
Written by Leonard Graves Phillips (as Leonard Phillips)
Produced by Leonard Graves Phillips (as Leonard Phillips) and Ron Hitchcock
Courtesy of Enigma Entertainment Corporation
Published by El Porto Music (ASCAP)
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A must see B movie
2 July 2003 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

Killer Klowns from Outerspace is one of those rare "good B movies." This was the first DVD that I ever owned and I am happy with my purchase because I think the film is enjoyable for several reasons, mainly, the whole plot is original.

Check it out today or else the Klowns will come and get you and turn you into cotton candy. Muhaaa!

10/10 as far as B movies go.


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