The 7 Creepiest Clowns in Movies and TV
As Captain Spaulding, the lovably lascivious owner of a gas station and roadside haunted attraction, cult actor Sid Haig became an instant horror celebrity.
Believe it or not, it was the sight of a grinning clown toy sitting on a chair in the darkness that gave nightmares to a generation of children.
John Leguizamo plays an obese demon known as Clown, the earthly guide of a murdered assassin who’s been granted a reprieve from Hell.
Overflowing with circus-themed sight gags and macabre humor, “Killer Klowns from Outer Space” is a genuine cult classic.
Stephen King’s novel “It” became an instant bestseller when it was published in 1986, but it wasn’t until Tim Curry donned a red nose that the evil Pennywise became a true horror icon.
A trio of escaped mental patients murders a group of clowns and steals their costumes in this chilling stalker movie.
John Carroll Lynch was an inspired choice to star as Twisty the Clown in the fourth season of “American Horror Story.” A hulking serial killer who hides his grotesque face behind an equally frightening mask. Argh!