The Filmaholic
28th August 1991
1h 27m
Bobcat Goldthwait
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Shakes the Clown

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Shakes the Clown is a 1991 Crime Comedy film released on 28th August; Bobcat Goldthwait directed the film which stars Bobcat Goldthwait, Julie Brown, and Tom Kenny. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $1,284,897 on its budget.

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 if he can't get his act under control.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:43am.
Bobcat Goldthwait
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Tom Kenny
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Adam Sandler Adam Sandler
Age at Filming ≈ 24
Blake Clark Blake Clark
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Kathy Griffin Kathy Griffin
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Paul Dooley
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Sydney Lassick Sydney Lassick
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Joel Murray Joel Murray
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Greg Travis
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Tim Kazurinsky
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Florence Henderson
Age at Filming ≈ 56
Tom Villard
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Johnny Silver
Age at Filming ≈ 72
Robin Williams Robin Williams
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Steve Bean
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Paige Gosney
Age at Filming ≈ 12
Bruce Baum
Age at Filming ≈ 39

Most Often Described As

50% Funny
50% Pointless
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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

3% 0-12
13% 20-29
19% 30-39
6% 40-49
3% 50-59
6% 60-69
3% 70-79
47% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

19% Female
78% Male
3% Unknown

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

3% Bad
97% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

16% Clown
3% Mime Instructor
81% Unknown

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays the lead role(s) in Shakes the Clown?
The lead roles are played by Bobcat Goldthwait and Tom Kenny.
Is Shakes the Clown on Netflix?
No, Shakes the Clown is not currently available on Netflix in the United States
Is Shakes the Clown on Amazon Prime?
Yes, Shakes the Clown is currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States
Is Shakes the Clown on Disney Plus?
No, Shakes the Clown is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States