• Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

Killer Klowns From Outer Space

Release Date: 1988

DVD Release Date: August 28th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

When teenagers Mike (Grant Cramer) and Debbie (Suzanne Snyder) see a comet crash outside their sleepy small town, they investigate and discover a pack of murderous aliens who look very much like circus clowns. They try to warn the local authorities, but everyone assumes their story is a prank. Meanwhile, the clowns set about harvesting and eating as many people as they can. It's not until they kidnap Debbie that Mike decides it's up to him to stop the clowns' bloody rampage.

Cast: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, John Vernon, Michael S. Siegel, Peter Licassi, Royal Dano, Christopher Titus

Director: Stephen Chiodo

Genres: Science Fiction

Production Co: Chiodo Brothers Productions

Keywords: Deception, 1980s, Escape, Murder, Rescue, Rivalry, Police station, Police officer, Small town, Madcap

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Philadelphia Daily News

    A delightfully schlocky horror comedy about a race of vicious, bloodthirsty invading aliens who look like circus clowns - but with very sharp teeth. [15 Aug 2013, p.C01]

  • 20
    Time Out

    Utterly ridiculous, the dialogue exquisitely dumb, the acting soooo bad, it's one for cheap laughs. show more

  • 70
    IGN

    Outside of viewing the film as a child or with a group of pals on drunken Saturday night, watching a bunch of loosely stringed sequences of Killer Klowns attacking townsfolk only gets you so far. It's a fun picture. But nothing more. show more

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