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The Chiodo brothers are responsible for this very underrated, fun-fueled clown romp, Killer Klowns. The hosts of the Really Awful Movies Podcast, are big fans of this film and have been for a while.
A sequel Return of the Killer Klowns from Outer Space in 3D is currently in pre-production for a tentative release in 2016. We’re there.
The theme song is just so bad-ass, one of the many commendable things about this feature.
For some reason, Killer Klowns from Outer Space is lumped in with other “bad” movies like Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, or Manos: The Hands of Fate. This is unfair as it’s visually inventive and its bursting with creativity.
After a light flash in the sky, amorous co-eds Mike and Deb, who’d been downing champagne in an inflatable dinghy in the backseat, decide to go off and investigate and ask the inevitable question, “what’s a circus tent doing way out here?” Inside the tent, the titular clowns.