Shakes The Clown

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy

"The CITIZEN KANE of Alcoholic Clown movies" was the critical comment used as a tagline for SHAKES THE CLOWN, a bizarre comedy that stretches its central gimmick thinner than watered-down carnival taffy. Set in a mythical "Palookaville," no-class metropolis and lard capital of the US, the film proposes that professional clowns, despite their cheery exteriors,...read more

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Shakes The Clown - Official Trailer
00:48 — A down-and-out alcoholic clown gets framed for the murder of his boss. Highlighted by Williams' brief appearance as a mime teacher!

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  • Released: 1992
  • Rating: R
  • Review: "The CITIZEN KANE of Alcoholic Clown movies" was the critical comment used as a tagline for SHAKES THE CLOWN, a bizarre comedy that stretches its central gimmick thinner than watered-down carnival taffy. Set in a mythical "Palookaville," no-class metropol… (more)

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