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Circus of the Dead (2014)

 |  Action, Horror, Thriller  |  May 2014 (USA)
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A man becomes entangled in a deadly morality game when the circus comes to town and a sadistic clown forces him to examine the things in life he takes for granted in the most horrific ways.

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Papa Corn
Parrish Randall ...
Donald Johnson
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Tiffany Johnson
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T.C.
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Trooper Weaver
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Rose
Ryan Clapp ...
Noodledome the Clown
Rusty Edwards ...
Mister Blister the Clown
Mike Williams ...
Jumbo the Clown
Jed Duesler ...
Brandon
Travis Steele ...
Detective Roper
Steve Brooks ...
Steve the Coroner
Jordan Bell ...
Alyssa
Madi Lane ...
Hillary
Kyle Mueller ...
Pepe the Mime
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Family man Don's visit to an old, run down Big Top circus and chance encounter with a nihilistic group of clowns leaves him fighting for his life and the lives of those he loves. As Don becomes drawn deeper into lead clown Papa Corn's games, he comes closer to the edge of reason and sanity. Armed with guns, knives and a '68 Camaro, the clowns lead Don on an all night crime spree through oil soaked West Texas. Papa Corn's wild ride brings blood, gore and mayhem to all he encounters. Written by Melissa Land

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as if you weren't afraid of clowns as it is!
11 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. Papa corn (played by Bill Oberst Jr.) has a way of getting into your head. From the very beginning, the quote "clowns can get away with murder," starts making you think.

I have always had a fear of clowns. Never have I thought of them coming to my house until COTD. That being said, I find myself wanting to sympathize with Papa Corn as he teaches Don (Parrish Randall) the ultimate lesson. The way he goes about choosing his victims is unique, the acting, fear, soundtrack, and shooting all are done in a unique way.

I loved the movie. It was nice to have a fresh approach. I thought it was wonderfully shot and would watch again.


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