The Clown Murders

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In this thriller, a group of young professionals decides to play a practical joke on one of their ex-girlfriends who married a rich man who is about to close a major real estate deal. They will kidnap her and mess up the deal. Unfortunately, the joke becomes deadly serious when someone gets killed. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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  • Except for some flashes in the last 30 minutes where the inherent creepiness of clowns and whispery voices buys the film some atmosphere, it's got boredom to spare.

    May 25, 2013 | Rating: 3/10 | Full Review…

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  • Aug 06, 2009
    <div style="width:280px;"><a href="http://www.flixster.com/photos/the-clown-murders-11934516"><img src="http://content6.flixster.com/photo/11/93/45/11934516_ori.jpg" border="0"/></a><div style="text-align:center;font-size:10px;"><a href="http://www.flixster.com">The Clown Murders</a> </div></div> John Candy's first film, shot in Toronto, indirectly about the unforeseen consequences of urban expansion. Candy and white collar coworkers gather at a soon-to-be demolished farmhouse at the city's edge on Halloween. There they attempt to play a joke on their boss by kidnapping his wife to forestall the real estate deal that has lead to the condemnation of the farm for an apartment complex. After kidnapping the boss' fiancée while wearing clown masks, a real clown shows up and starts killing them off. But who and why? A bit roughshod and small budget, but an interesting idea, and fun to see since it was Candy's first film appearance. Also some memorable shots of urban over-developmental sprawl extending right up to the surrounding farms.
    Pamela D Super Reviewer

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