To Kill a Clown (1972)

Genres - Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Marriage Drama, Psychological Thriller  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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When a married couple retreats to an isolated island to attempt to salvage their failing relationship, they find that they are the targets of a psychotic Vietnam vet and have to join forces to combat him. Way ahead of its time for addressing the problems of soldiers returning from combat. Adapted from the short story Master of the Hounds by Algis Budrys.

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couple, marital-problems, island, vacation, maniac, veteran [military], stranded, dog, escape