Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

Genres - Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Alien Film, Horror Comedy, Parody/Spoof, Sci-Fi Horror  |   Release Date - May 20, 1988 (USA)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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This low-budget cult classic horror spoof has one of the great movie titles of all time. Mike (Grant Cramer) and his sweetheart, Debbie (Suzanne Snyder), are smooching on lover's lane when they see what appears to be a meteorite crashing over the horizon. They loosen their liplock long enough to investigate and find a curious circus tent. There they discover malevolent clowns who stop their victims with popcorn-shooting guns and acid-drenched pies in order to feast on human blood. The unfortunates are then entombed into inescapable cotton-candy cocoons. Officer Dave Hanson (John Allen Nelson) is called to investigate with help from Officer Mooney (John Vernon). For those viewers who already think clowns are a little creepy to begin with, this one will push them over the edge.

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flesh-eating, adolescence, alien [not human], cannibal, carnival, clown, invasion, killing, outer-space, vampire

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Cult Film