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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.

Director:

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Movie posters featuring the clown were censored in Italy for being "too scary". 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

Meg: Kent, I just... Let me help you, please. I know you're still in there, I... Come on there's got to be another way.
Kent: [as the Cloyne] Bring me a child.
Meg: Kent?
Kent: [as the Cloyne] Bring me one more child, and you can have your husband back.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Box Office Number Crunching (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

King Of Clowns
Written by Howard Greenfield and Neil Sedaka
Performed by Neil Sedaka
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Remarkable cheesy fun!
1 March 2015 | by FlowSee all my reviews

I love Clown! A complete surprise for me, came out of nowhere, when I was the poster I was expecting nothing but a class C kind of horror, but boy was I wrong!

What makes it so much fun? The transformation itself is simple and brilliant! They take their time but they make sure to always keep you interested, waiting to see what happens next, how things will evolve and so on. Clown is a natural movie, they didn't bother into too much gore, nor nudity, but instead they actually focused on the story. And I have to say, it was a good one, effective and sometimes haunting!

It is a sure thing that most horror fans out there will dig this on for sure. Without saying too much about it, if you liked movies like Rare exports or Sint, this one you'll enjoy even more because in my opinion, it is better! Clown, simple and effective!

Cheers!


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