Clowns & Horror

Clowns are performers fond of physical comedy. Some are funny, some are scary. Some love children, some hate them. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring clowns ever released. How many have you seen?

Movie Creators

Movie creators can be credited for a variety of tasks. They can be credited for directing, screenplay, characters, novels/novellas/books, short stories, teleplays, anthology segments, concept/idea, original films, original series, stories, comic books, plays, additional dialogue, alternate versions, additional material, contribution, adaptation, poems, video games or screen stories. They can be credited for unspecified writing and they can be uncredited.

Select one of the two drop down menus. Note: It is not recommended to use the two drop-down menus at once unless you set them to the same creator.

You can include or exclude anthology films.

You will get a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities
 
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2003
A time traveling cyborg must protect two resistance leaders from a more lethal version of itself.
2004
A beast hunter is caught in a war between good and evil.
2012
A boy battles zombies and attempts to save his town from an ancient curse.
2015
A family moves into a haunted house.
2013
A teenager stuck in a time loop one day discovers she might be escaping her curse.
1988
An adopted kid once tormented by spirits suspects the high-rise she lives in is haunted.
1988
A wax museum owner lures six people into alternate dimensions where death awaits them.
2004
A prison operator infiltrates the rigged labyrinth he controls to save a victim.
2011
A teenager suspects his neighbor is a vampire.
2013
A family attempts to expel a haunting force from their home.
1992
A man and his son move into a house located near a haunted cemetery.
1995
A small town's women give birth to hostile children with psychic abilities.
2010
A prisoner is enrolled in a deadly car race.
1993
A coroner tells the dark stories of three corpses.
1996
A lycanthrope struggles to hide his curse from his sister and nephew.
1996
An obese lawyer is cursed by a gypsy to rapidly lose weight.
2014
Three friends discover a machine that takes pictures twenty-four hours into the future and use it for personal gain.
1993
A serial killer marries a man from a rich family she intends to kills in order to inherit his fortune.
2010
A family attempts to save their child from evil spirits that inhabit their new house.
1988
A quadriplegic man's trained monkey becomes psychotic.
2018
A camgirl finds out she's been replaced, online, with an exact replica of herself.
2006
Three filmmakers document a serial killer's routine.
2004
Forced into rehab, a lycanthropic teenager struggles to postpone her metamorphosis.
2007
A woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim.
2010
3 skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices to save their lives.
2011
Three friends end up locked in a hot sauna.
2015
A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author after the writer's monsters are set free in the real world.
2001
A re-animated mummy kidnaps a child who carries a powerful artifact.
1986
A ghost pursues the family it once haunted in order to kidnap their youngest child.
2017
A man builds a giant maze out of cardboard and winds up trapped inside with a group of people.
2017
A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again.
2019
A college student needs the help of her friends to solve the time loop she’s stuck in.
1985
Rescued from a psychiatric institute, a girl returns to a fantasy world she once visited.
1995
Most of the passengers of an airplane disappear and the remainder land in a deserted airport.
2018
Zombies are transferred to a normal high school in a suburban town.
2006
A man realizes he can travel back in time and alter the present by looking at pictures of himself.
2008
An ex-con is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in a deadly car race.
2013
The champion driver of a deadly car race fights for his freedom.
1993
Three dead witches are brought back to life on Halloween.
1994
A teenager plays an interactive video game where he kills innocent victims.
1999
A teenager's hand becomes possessed and kills.
2012
A clown comes back from the dead to haunt those who took his life.
2015
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland in 1997, a comic book fan must save his friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.
2017
A high school student discovers a notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages.
2007
A B movie actor is chosen by villagers to fight a Chinese god.
2013
A television personality leads a group of paranormal investigators, as they explore a supposedly haunted house.
1990
A group of people chased by zombies take refuge in a vacant house.
2001
A cryogenized revenant is thawed in a spaceship lab, returns to life and starts murdering the crew.
2017
A party bus carrying a bunch of sex-crazed people breaks down in the desert where Satanic worshipers await.
1985
A movie theater is infested by contagious demons the night a cursed film premieres.
1991
An impostor infiltrates a rich family in order to steal their fortune.
2015
A psychic attempts to free a teenager from the grasp of a demon.
1997
A film crew taken hostage by a hunter are stalked by a large snake.
1999
A group of professionals attempt to neutralize a giant crocodile.
2014
A podcast host is turned into a walrus by a mad man.
1992
A man and his wife are nabbed at an emigration point and sent to a futuristic prison.
1999
Bank robbers see their plans foiled by vampires.
2002
A town is being overrun by giant mutated spiders.
2007
A pubescent teenager discovers her vagina has teeth.
2009
A pack of lesbian vampires attack a group of tourists, hoping to capture a virgin.
2014
A father puts on a clown suit for his son's birthday, only to realize it is cursed and won't come off.
2015
Passengers on a train are attacked by a strange creature.
2017
A teenager and her friends attempt to survive a zombie apocalypse.
1990
Two stories of twisted romance by Edgar Allan Poe are presented.
2001
The elevators of a skyscraper start to malfunction and kill people.
2002
Two elders fight for their lives in a nursing home haunted by a mummy.
1986
A bullied teenage boy devastated by the death of his heavy metal idol receives a cursed copy of his last record.
1988
An intelligent pulse of electricity that moves from house to house is threatening a suburban family.
1986
On April Fool's Day, a bunch of friends invited for dinner at a friend's isolated mansion become the victims of a stalker.
2008
Three women share a dark fate.
2017
Teenagers kidnap a nurse and escape from a mental hospital.
1999
A house dedicated to a reality show is suddenly locked down with a mass murderer inside.
1981
Four teenagers spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man.
1975
Newlyweds are lured at the center of a mansion where a mad scientist conducts shocking experiments.
2013
A man attempts to share his life with a possessed piece of his stomach.
2019
Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms.
2019
The live audience of a kids’ TV show are being killed one by one by its mascots.
1997
A genie attempts to grant its owner three wishes in order open a gateway to his dimension.
1999
An evil genie hunting for souls is put in prison while in human form.
2016
A chemical accident turns ordinary donuts into blood thirsty killers.
1979
A group of friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by a masked individual who controls mannequins with his mind.
1985
When the moon is full, a small town is terrorized by a werewolf.
2000
A bunch of friends are being killed one after another by a masked figure.
2001
Four teenagers are tricked by their teacher into visiting a haunted house for a school project.
1975
In a dystopian future, an automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points.
2019
A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone haunted by the soul of a serial killer.
1986
A family is attacked by small poisonous aliens that are invading their town.
2017
A maniacal clown terrorizes three women on Halloween night.
2003
High school students are attacked by a flying creature on a deserted road.
2015
Two musicians unwittingly turn their neighborhood into hell on Earth.
1987
Various individuals stop by a mansion during a storm where they meet toy makers and their haunted doll collections.
1993
An immortal assassin gains the ability to transfer his soul from one individual to the next.
1998
A woman steals a large sum of money from her employer and hides in a motel owned by a mysterious man.
2011
A paleontologist travels to Antarctica to assist a team of scientists in documenting a frozen alien parasite.
2012
A boy attempts to bring back his dog to life using electricity.
1993
A famous writer trespasses in the catacombs of a monastery to read the pages of a sacred book.
2015
Three dark fairy tales intertwine.
1990
A couple with a newborn baby don't realize that the nanny they hired is a nymph who sacrifices children.
2019
A pizza delivery girl has to fight for her life when her last clients turn out to be Satanists.
2007
A cook turns a barber's clients into meat pies.

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