Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) Poster


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Followed by 


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
It is referenced.
Nosferatu (1922)
Shadows on a wall scene.
I Haven't Got a Hat (1935) (Short)
It is referenced.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
It is referenced.
The Man from Planet X (1951)
It is referenced.
Gojira (1954)
Giant klown is a reference to "Godzilla".
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Cotton candy-shaped cocoons allude to the giant pods from "Invasion Of The Body Snatchers".
Forbidden Planet (1956)
Various interior shots of the Klowns' Big Top spaceship homage iconic shots of the interior of the Krell Machine.
The Blob (1958)
Psycho (1960)
Shower scene
The Trial (1962)
Poster is shown.
Black Sabbath (1963)
The use of green/purple lighting inside the Klowns' spaceship.
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966) (Short)
The dog is named Pooh-bear.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
It is referenced.
The Exorcist (1973)
Head scene is referenced.
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Straw scene is referenced.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
It is referenced.
Halloween (1978)
When a klown is hit by a car, the camera rack focuses and he sits up a la Michael Myers in Halloween.
Phantasm (1979)
Both use an ice cream truck vendor to save the day.
Alien (1979)
Eggs scenes are referenced. Also the Alien tagline "In space no one can hear you scream" is spoofed as "In space, no one can eat ice cream."
The Funhouse (1981)
It is referenced.
Police Academy (1984)
It is referenced.
Gremlins (1984)
Popcorn grows into evil and dangerous little creatures.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
It is referenced.
Brazil (1985)
Security guard's death alludes to "Brazil".
Bad Taste (1987)
It is referenced.

Referenced in 

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
A man is decapitated by a single punch.
Evil Night (1992) (Video)
One of the characters says that Jimmy's mask makes him look like a "Killer Klown from Outer Space"
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
It is referenced.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Beavis and Butt-head Meet God (1993) (TV Episode)
Beavis and Butt-Head listen to this movie's theme song.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
"She looks like a Killer Klown from Outer Space"
CarnEvil (1998) (Video Game)
WCW Monday Nitro: Episode #4.48 (1999) (TV Episode)
During the intros for the Insane Clown Posse-the Public Enemy match, Bobby Heenan asks Tony Schiavone if he ever saw that movie and Tony says, "Yes."
Dead Silence (2007)
The use of a dead human being as a puppet, including the use of ventriliquism, appears in this movie.
Fame (2009)
poster seen
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Scary Godmother 1 & 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy says the shadow puppets in this movie were more convincing than those in "Scary Godmother"
The Cinema Snob: New Year's Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
Raising Hope: Lord of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
title visible on one of the Chances' video tapes
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: What's Wrong with the Happening??? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mark mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
"My brain is telling me this all has something to do with the Killer Klowns from Outer Space."
Digging Up the Marrow (2014)
Alex Pardee wears a T-shirt with the poster artwork.
Scream: The TV Series: Vacancy (2016) (TV Episode)
Shown on a theater marquee
Rough Streets (2016) (Short)
Tony has a drawing of one of the Killer Klowns in his room (with his head over one of the human characters.)
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)
Screen-print poster shown
Sicko-Psychotic: Sicko-Psychotic's Twisted Halloween Special (2016) (TV Episode)
Sicko-Psychotic makes a reference to the film.
Special Effects with Tassilo Baur (2017) (Video)
Poster shown.
Bones: The Final Chapter: The Radioactive Panthers in the Party (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Wendell Bray.

Featured in 

Down the Drain (1990)
Excerpt shown on TV during channel-switching montage while Andrew Stevens and Teri Copley are having sex on the couch.
The Making of 'Killer Klowns' (2001) (Video)
many scenes examined/shown
Familiar Faces: Familiar Face-Off: Killer Klowns vs. Killer Tomatoes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from this film are featured.
Familiar Faces: Familiar Face-Off: Killer Klowns vs. Killer Tomatoes: Results (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from this film are featured.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Critters (2010) (TV Episode)
The special effects in Critters are from the same guy who did them in this movie
Svengoolie: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (2011) (TV Episode)
Visionado obligado: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgia Critics I Will Never Do (2011) (TV Episode)
Takes #8 on list of things The Critic will not review
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Stephen King's It (2014) (TV Episode)
another horror movie about clowns
Bloodworks: Critters, Killer Klowns & More with the Chiodo Bros (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips from the cult classic are frequently shown throughout the episode, along with concept art and characters from the film.
No Sleep TV3: No Sleep TV3 #3: "Aliens Ate My Buick" (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips and film is discussed/reviewed
Dead Meat: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) Kill Count (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips were shown and discussed throughout the episode.

Spoofed in 

iCarly: iScream on Halloween (2007) (TV Episode)
he terrifying clown head is a parody of the horror film Killer Klowns From Outer Space.
Liv and Maddie: Kang-A-Rooney (2013) (TV Episode)
The terrifying clown head is a parody of the horror film Killer Klowns From Outer Space.
Killer Kleavage from Outer Space (2015) (Video)
adult version of

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