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      Shakes the Clown

      1991, Comedy, 1h 23m

      21 Reviews 2,500+ Ratings

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      Shakes the Clown has a handful of memorable moments, but they're scattered in a movie whose best ideas were left undeveloped on their way to the screen. Read critic reviews

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      Movie Info

      The all-clown town of Palukaville provides a colorful backdrop for this tale of an alcoholic funnyman framed for murder.

      • Rating: R

      • Genre: Comedy

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Bobcat Goldthwait

      • Producer: Ann Luly, Paul Colichman

      • Writer: Bobcat Goldthwait

      • Release Date (Theaters):  wide

      • Release Date (Streaming):

      • Box Office (Gross USA): $34.5K

      • Runtime:

      • Distributor: IRS Media

      • Production Co: IRS Media

      • Sound Mix: Dolby, Surround, Stereo

      Cast & Crew

      Bobcat Goldthwait
      Tom Kenny
      Blake Clark
      Adam Sandler
      Paul Dooley
      Robin Williams
      Bruce Baum
      Jack Gallagher
      Florence Henderson
      Paul Kozlowski
      Miles Copeland
      Barry Krost
      Harold Welb
      Ann Luly
      Bobby Bukowski
      Elliot Davis

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      • Sep 06, 2010

        This movie is a bit weird, but that's what I love about it. Goldthwait has a weird dark sense of humor, and it really makes this movie unique. There is also an interesting cast, as you can see on here, it's made up of a bunch of people you never expected to see in a film together. Anyway, if you like strange comedies, you'll like this one.

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      • Oct 29, 2009

        It doesnt seem as funny as it was when I was little & watched it on Cable TV

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