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Clown (2014)

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A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize that it's cursed.

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Jon Watts
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Powers ... Kent
Laura Allen ... Meg
Peter Stormare ... Karlsson
Christian Distefano ... Jack
Chuck Shamata ... Walt
Elizabeth Whitmere ... Denise
Victor Cornfoot Victor Cornfoot ... Dave
Lucas Kelly Lucas Kelly ... Colton
Emily Burley Emily Burley ... Annie
Matthew Stefiuk ... Detective
Michael Riendeau ... Robbie Pickering
Miller Timlin Miller Timlin ... Camper
Robert Reynolds ... Martin Karlsson
Antonio Najera Antonio Najera ... Worker
Alex Pacheco Alex Pacheco ... Worker
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Storyline

A little boy's birthday party gets ruined when his entertainment (clown) cancels. His father finds a clown suit and becomes the new entertainment but something is weird about it, there is an evil curse and it won't come off. He specializes in eating little kids... everything after that goes down hill.

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The kids aren't alright. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El payaso del mal See more »

Filming Locations:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,920, 19 June 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$55,007, 30 June 2016
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Andy Powers and Laura Allen guest starred on the hit show Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. See more »

Goofs

When Kent is driving with Karlsson (at about 27 minutes), he starts turning into the demon, and his feet break through the front of his shoes. In the next scene, when Kent gets out of the car (after it crashes) and opens the back door to take Karlsson out, there's a quick shot of his shoes and they're intact. See more »

Quotes

Karlsson: It's not a costume. It's skin and hair... of a demon.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Shut in and Arrival (2016) See more »

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La Squarzona
Sonata
Selected track provided by APM Music
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Well I enjoyed this messed up movie
19 March 2015 | by MattBrady099See all my reviews

Never again would I look at Clowns in the same way after seeing this movie but that get's me thinking, when did I like them in the first place.

The story to Clown is about a father discovers the clown suit and decides to wear it for his son's birthday party. However, he soon discovers that the suit turns the wearer into a killing machine.

Clowns never scared me because I always know it's somebody else in cheap looking make-up trying to make you laugh but really they creeping us out. I have seen many movies and TV shows with scary looking clowns in it and yes I can see why people are scared of them but they never took a big effect on me, until I sawed this and for now on I will stay far way from clowns if possible.

You can hate or like the film Clown if your a horror fan or not, for me I like my horror movies best served cold and freaky, and Clown to me isn't a bad flick. I can see a lot of effort went into the make- up and the design of the monster clown.

To those who have seen the movie did you think for a second that Eli Roth directed this movie, yes I know he stars in the movie but the movie has that style look to it that Eli Roth himself would use and I'm saying that has a positive.

The acting in the movie was surprisingly pretty good from Andy Powers and Laura Allen. The directing as well was pretty good from other horror movies today.

Normally I don't like over the top gore in movies as I think it's a cheap way to get 18 rating or if your American Rated R, and to be honest I didn't get that in this movie for most of the time you don't really see much of guts flying everywhere but most of the after math of what happened.

For problems with the movie I have some like: The characters in the movie are mostly forgettable and I'm not talking about Laura Allen or Andy Powers characters, I mean the other supporting or the background characters that always seem to get screen time which they shouldn't because they stupid and dull to watch.

The movie dose have some clichés that really stick out and I thought we are already pass some of the clichés when it comes to horror movies today, but luckily after a while the movie forgotten the clichés as it went on. Oh remember when I said some of the acting was good well the kid actor was a bit noticeable that he's trying to be scared but I didn't buy it not for one bit.

Besides that Clown overall isn't a bad flick, now some people may not agree with me and that's fine you got a opinion and that's awesome I'm not going to be like those dick heads that start yelling at you for nothing. Well I enjoyed this messed up movie.


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