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Gags The Clown (2018)

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An unidentified man in Green Bay, WI has captured worldwide attention for roaming the streets dressed as a clown. Many write it off as a harmless prank, others aren't so sure. When a group of friends cross paths with the clown everyone calls Gags, his true intentions are revealed.

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Adam Krause
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lauren Ashley Carter ... Heather Duprey
Tracy Perez ... Chrissy Renard
Aaron Christensen ... Charles Wright
Evan Gamble ... Jake Gruber
Wyatt Kuether Wyatt Kuether ... Dale Russell
Jake Martin Jake Martin ... Wayne Barlament
Michael Gideon Sherry ... Tyler Zepnick
Squall Charlson Squall Charlson ... Chris
Halley Sharp Halley Sharp ... Sara Renard
Eric Heuvelman Eric Heuvelman ... Gags
Steve Herson Steve Herson ... Ralph Jungwirth
Fiona Domenica ... Ashley
Zarai Perez ... Rebecca Chambers
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aidan Arendt Aidan Arendt ... Eddie
Heather Arendt Heather Arendt ... Mary (as Heather Koehler)
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Storyline

A small city in Wisconsin is terrorized by a mysterious clown who roams the streets late at night with nothing more than a handful of black balloons. The local news stations scramble to break the story on who he is and what he wants while a group high schoolers see the clown's arrival as an excuse to create a little trouble themselves. The police try to maintain order in a city that has gone clown crazy and a conservative podcast host vows to put a stop to the clown known as Gags while broadcasting his "clown hunt" on social media for the world to see.

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evil clown | See All (1) »

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Comedy | Horror

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Trivia

The three production hard drives were all named after known clowns: Pennywise, Bozo, and Pogo. During post-production, one more was added: Krusty. See more »

Goofs

Security camera footage shows action happening on 5/21/18 at the same time that Charles Wright is doing his live Saturday night podcast and kids are at a Saturday night party. May 21st was a Monday in 2018. See more »

Connections

References Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) See more »

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Disappointed... Maybe my expectations were to high. Not scary and mostly boring.
14 September 2019 | by Carlos_1984See all my reviews

I was really looking forward to watch this movie. Clown sightings always intrigued me and I was really hopping this movie could make me feel uneasy and creeped out. Unfortunately it fails miserably in everything a scary movie should acomplish. I had the impression that the movie was 2h30 long since I was really bored. No creepy scenes, no eerie atmosphere, no nothing. Even the parts that were supposed to be scary are so lame.

And what the hell was that ending?? If you're looking for answers about the clown identity or why does he just stands there watching people... well, prepare yourself to a "no answers" ending. Seems like they created the story, but as they could not explain it themselves, they just made that uninspired ending.

I really think hard before doing a bad review because even if the movie is bad, it has some amount of effort by the crew and actors. But then again... I didn't feel that they even bothered to write a plot that makes sense. Sorry, but I cannot recommend this movie to anyone, unless I want that person to be bored for 1h30m...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2020 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gags See more »

Filming Locations:

Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

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1.78 : 1
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