Clown movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant clown movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense, humorous, rough and bleak films and TV shows about / with clown, murder, violence, evil clown, brutality, blood, killer clown, revenge, danger and death plots mostly in Horror, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as clown: It (2017), It: Chapter Two (2019), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), The Last Circus (2010), It (1990), Joker (2019), Shakes the Clown (1991), Clown (2014), Clown Motel: Spirits Arise (2019), ClownTown (2016).

List of clown movies

 7.3
 462K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, fear, killer clown, clown, asthma, monster, supernatural power, small town, child killer, stephen king, death, death of brother ...
Time: year 1989, year 1988, quarry, 80s
Place: maine
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 6.5
 209K
It: Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil, clown, killer clown, inhaler, evil clown, asthma, fear, kids in trouble, killing spree, good versus evil, giant, group of friends ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, quarry, 80s, year 2016
Place: maine, los angeles, new york, usa
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, parody, heroic mission, survival, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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The Last Circus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The journey of Javier, the obese Sad Clown, starts during his childhood in the midst of the Spanish civil war in 1937. His father, one of Spain’s most prominent jesters, is detained and tortured by the fascist regime.
Style: dark humor, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: clown, graphic violence, circus, circus performer, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, performer's life, rivalry, mad, narcissism, sadism, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1937
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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 6.8
 114K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: asthma, giant spider, stephen king, friendship, clown, supernatural, small town, childhood, good versus evil, villain, investigation, childhood trauma ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
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 8.4
 952K
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, atmospheric, bleak, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, insanity, psychological trauma, social decay, villain, social problems, mental patient, bad attitude, character change, evil clown, social problem ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 20th century, year 1981
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Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, clown, false accusation, rescue, nothing goes right, frame up, crimes, disorder, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hostage, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
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 5.7
 22K
Clown (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer.
Style: macabre, scary, atmospheric, disturbing, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer clown, clown, monster, murder, blood, transformation, demon, slasher, children, boy, father son relationship, demons ...
Time: 80s
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Clown Motel: Spirits Arise (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of "Ghost Hunters" coming back from an old ghost town and a bachelorette party returning home from Las Vegas stumble across the "Clown Motel" located in the middle of nowhere. Though no one is there to greet them, the two ...
Style: tense, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: murder, clown, motel, ghost, supernatural, axe, severed tongue, desert, stabbed, rape, motel room, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
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 3.8
 1K
ClownTown (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Whilst on their way to a concert four friends get sidetracked and stranded in a seemingly abandoned town and whilst looking for help find themselves stalked and terrorised by a gang of violent clown dressed psychopaths who will stop at nothing ...
Style: brutal, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: clown, massacre, friends, killer clown, survival, violence spree, trapped, gang, city, slasher, burned alive, stabbed to death ...
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 7.6
 10K
Baskets (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chip Baskets wants to follow his dream of being a French clown—however, reality keeps interfering. Saddled with financial difficulties and facing an impenetrable language barrier, he moves back home to Bakersfield with high hopes. There, he is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom, satirical ...
Plot: clown, follow your dream, hopes, misfit, goofy hero, sibling relationship, sarcasm, rivalry, family relations, friendship, fall in love, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Killjoy 2: Deliverance from Evil (2002)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this sequel, two juvenile detention officers must escort a group of criminally-inclined urban kids to the country where they are being forced to renovate a shelter for teens as punishment for their crimes. After one of them is shot by a local, ...
Style: scary, semi serious, rough, bleak
Plot: clown, isolation, danger, slasher, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, gory, wizards and magicians, imaginary, juvenile delinquency, deadly, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.1
 2K
Mockingbird (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple are given a camera and a set of instructions which they must follow or else someone will die.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: clown, camera, video camera, death, murder, one night, husband wife relationship, found footage, video tape, stalker, violent, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995
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Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, touching, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, lovers, love and romance, circus, performer's life, veterinarian, star, animal life, love affair, older woman younger man relationship, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: usa
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 5.6
 14K
Terrifier (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A maniacal clown named Art, terrorizes three young women on Halloween night and everyone else who stands in his way.
Style: macabre, suspense, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: killer clown, slasher, maniac, halloween, evil clown, massacre, clown, kidnapping, stranded, murder, disfigurement, characters killed one by one ...
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 4.5
 4K
Drive Thru (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Horror gets Super Sized when Horny The Clown, the demonic mascot of "Hella-Burger," starts slashing Orange County teenagers with his meat cleaver from Hell.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil clown, killer clown, masked killer, clown, slasher, danger, psychopath, teenage life, social misfits, stalking, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog, kids and family, dog actor, friendship, clown, small town, human spirit, contests and competitions, young heroes, pets, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state, new jersey
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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An original story featuring performances by Cirque du Soleil. A young woman is entranced by an Aerialist. When they fall into the dreamlike world of Cirque du Soleil and are separated, they travel through the different tent worlds trying to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, surreal
Plot: circus, clown, imaginary, young lovers, fall in love, disorder, performance, dancer, oldies, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 86K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, gothic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, mystery, ghost, murder, funeral, legend, curses spells and rituals, small town, investigation, doll, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sloppy the Psychotic (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Meet Mike, A man whose only goal in life was to bring joy to children... As "Sloppy the Clown". After a cruel twist of fate finds him without his beloved job he goes into business for himself. After a bout of bad luck Mike spirals ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, deadly, psychopath, psychotic, clown, alcohol abuse, destiny, evil clown, gory, female nudity, killed during sex, blow job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.3
 4K
Vulgar (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vulgar is about a man who is a children's clown but has not been getting much luck lately. He lives in a cheap apartment which he can't even afford. Bums are constantly sleeping in his run down car and crashing on his lawn. He has a ...
Style: psychological, dark humor, bleak, disturbing, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homosexual rape, gang rape, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, crime, serial killer, destiny, clown, hostage, hostages, killer clown ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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 5.5
 12K
3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: suspense, rough, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: panic, violence, sadist, psychopath, murder, death, homicidal maniac, prisoner, serial murder, brutality, massacre, insanity ...
Time: year 1988, 80s
Place: mexico, texas
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The Houses October Built (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a ...
Style: scary, dark, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: halloween, haunted house, road trip, group of friends, death, violence, danger, curse, clown, found footage, mask, evil clown ...
Place: new orleans, texas
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 6.6
 2K
Chicuarotes (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cagalera and Moloteco are two teenagers from San Gregorio Atlapulco who are desperate to get out and move up and away from oppressive circumstances. When they hear of an opportunity to buy a spot in the electrician’s union, which could transform ...
Plot: kidnapping, theft, robbery, clown, child abduction, youth, teenager, teenage boy, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico city
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 7.6
 19K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: cult film, atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, serial killer, murder, insanity, clown, violence, blood, mental institution, slasher, dwarf, shrine, elephant ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
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 7.6
 81K
Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, futuristic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: distopia, cannibalism, clown, escape, satire, post apocalyptic, suicide attempt, underground, butcher, post apocalypse, french, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: france
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The Pogo Film Project (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Pogo Film Project shows the intimate side of Gacy’s atrocities; the murders themselves! With a bit of embellishing on the part of the writer, several scenarios play out illustrating how Gacy was able to subdue, torture and murder several young ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, scary
Plot: clown, serial teen killer, serial killer, murder, strangulation, death, alter ego, college student, compilation, gay interest, brutality, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 155
Clownwise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Once a hugely popular clown trio, Oskar, Max, and Viktor are now living very different lives. The intense fight that ended their friendship has left them on bad terms for over 40 years. Max is battling colon cancer, Viktor's wife is losing a ...
Style: captivating, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: old friends, rivalry, clown, comedian, actor, grudge, feud, friendship, getting home, father daughter relationship, student, dispute ...
Time: 2010s
Place: czech republic, prague czech republic, prague
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 7.0
 7K
Chocolate (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The history of the clown Chocolate, the first black circus artist in France, which has a great success in the late 19th century.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, factual, sentimental ...
Plot: black man, clown, circus, gambling, racism, colleague colleague relationship, rise to the top, fame, comedy duo, glory, social relations, giant ...
Time: 1890s, 1910s, year 1917
Place: paris france, france
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 5.6
 4K
Clownhouse (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, macabre, tense ...
Plot: chase, murder, escaped mental patient, circus, danger, stalking, childhood trauma, sibling relationship, crimes, serial killer, disguise, clown ...
Time: 80s
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