Best Horor Movies says "What’s scarier than a hockey mask and a machete? A bright red bulbous nose and thick coats of face paint. Clowns are unsettling creations, so it’s no surprise to find they’ve worked their way into the horror genre. In fact, these oddball figures have dug themselves a deep canal in the landscape of horror. There are some riveting killer clown films to be unearthed."