After escaping from a mental institution, three psychotic lunatics head to the circus, kill the performers, and pose as clown. They then sensibly target the one boy in town who is terrified of clowns and known for crying wolf.
SCARY BECAUSE: It’s an hour and a half of clowns starring into the windows of a suburban home.
In Dead Silence, the evil spirit of a disgraced ventriloquist uses puppets to conduct grisly murders. The story’s protagonist fights a variety of possessed dummies, one of which is this scary clown. Ghosts. They’re just so good at f*cking with us.
SCARY BECAUSE: Why would anyone have a doll that sinister-looking in the first place.
SCARY BECAUSE: Dried blood on a clown’s suit. Eery.