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Shakes the Clown (1991)

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87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment...See moreShakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he can't get his act under control. When someone murders Shakes' boss and makes it look like Shakes did it, he goes undercover, posing as a hated mime, and tries to find information that will clear his name. Written by Ed Sutton See less
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Donald Paul Pemrick (as Don Pemrick)
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$ 1,400,000
Opening Wknd
$ 35,589
Gross (USA)
$ 115,103
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Mar 13, 1992 (United States)

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Bobcat Goldthwait
Shakes the Clown Shakes the Clown   See fewer
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Bruce Baum
Ty the Rodeo Clown Ty the Rodeo Clown   See fewer
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Steve Bean
Beaten Mime in Park Beaten Mime in Park   See fewer
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Blake Clark
Stenchy the Clown Stenchy the Clown   See fewer
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Eliza Coyle
Enthusiastic Mime Enthusiastic Mime   See fewer
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Paul Dooley
Owen Cheese Owen Cheese   See fewer
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Gerald F. Edelstein
2nd Party Dad 2nd Party Dad   See fewer
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Robin Williams
Mime Class Instructor (as Marty Fromage) Mime Class Instructor (as Marty Fromage)   See fewer
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Jack Gallagher
Officer Crony Officer Crony   See fewer
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Florence Henderson
The Unknown Woman The Unknown Woman   See fewer
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Scott Herriott
Floor Director Floor Director   See fewer
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Melissa Hurley
Producer at Big Time Cartoon Circus Producer at Big Time Cartoon Circus   See fewer
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Tim Kazurinsky
1st Party Dad 1st Party Dad   See fewer
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Tom Kenny
Binky the Clown Binky the Clown   See fewer
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Paul Kozlowski
HoHo the Clown HoHo the Clown   See fewer
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Jeremy Kramer
Detective Boar (as Jeremy S. Kramer) Detective Boar (as Jeremy S. Kramer)   See fewer
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Sydney Lassick
Peppy the Clown Peppy the Clown   See fewer
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Joel Murray
Milkman Milkman   See fewer
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Bob Nickman
Gas Station Owner Gas Station Owner   See fewer
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LaWanda Page
Female Clown Barfly (as La Wanda Page) Female Clown Barfly (as La Wanda Page)   See fewer
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Shane Ricci
Obnoxious Kid at Party Obnoxious Kid at Party   See fewer
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Adam Sandler
Dink the Clown Dink the Clown   See fewer
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Johnny Silver
Clown Tailor Clown Tailor   See fewer
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Cary Smith
Mom at Party Mom at Party   See fewer
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Dan Spencer
Boots the Clown Boots the Clown   See fewer
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Greg Travis
Randi the Rodeo Clown Randi the Rodeo Clown   See fewer
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Tony V.
Broken Saddle Bouncer (as Tony V) Broken Saddle Bouncer (as Tony V)   See fewer
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Tom Villard
Dirthead in Car Dirthead in Car   See fewer
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Martin Charles Warner
Male Clown Barfly Male Clown Barfly   See fewer
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Milton Berle
Male Clown Barfly (uncredited) Male Clown Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tasha Goldthwait
Little Girl Playing on Lawn (uncredited) Little Girl Playing on Lawn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bryan Sapphire
Mime Tommy (uncredited) Mime Tommy (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 4,126 votes