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Killer Klowns From Outer Space
Genre: Horror Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 53 (Oct 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, Royal Dano & John Vernon

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 2.5
DTS Sound Rating: NA
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
How can you go wrong with a title like Killer Klowns From Outer Space??? And for only $14.95! MGM has taken a lot of heat in the brief history of DVD for shortchanging the enthusiast in one way or another, but, man, they sure did right with this title...and fans of this Kult Klassic are certainly going to be pleased with the effort. First off is an Audio Commentary track featuring the Chiodo Brothers (Stephen, Edward, and Charles) who engage in a lively chat about the low-budget production. Next up is the Killer Klown Featurettes section. This consists of The Making Of Killer Klowns (22 minutes), Komposing Klowns (13-minute interview with the film

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): MGM Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 1002350
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $14.95
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 86
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1987
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 08/28/01
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Stephen Chiodo
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
These guys aren

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 DVD exhibits a slightly soft picture that can be nicely detailed, but is wanting in definition. Colors touch oversaturation at times, with some bleeding. Blacks are quite deep throughout. The picture has a dated, somewhat

The Dolby