CRISPY’S CURSE (2017) Review and overview

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‘He’ll have you in pieces’

Crispy’s Curse is a 2017 British comedy horror film about a group of misfit paranormal investigators who must team up with a heavy metal band in order to stop an infamous killer clown summoned from Hell…

Written and directed by John Williams (Tales of the Creeping Death; There’s Something in the Shadows; The SlayersThe Mothertown) John Williams (Tales of the Creeping Death; The Slayers), the movie stars Derek Acorah, Pete Bennett, Chris Lines and Ross Pointon.


“One of the most painful, unfunny and just plain arduous genre efforts ever made, this is an endurance test of epic proportions most have no business attempting in the slightest. Only those masochists looking to torture themselves with terrible films will like this one or even want to give this a try…” Don’s World of Horror and Exploitation

Cast and characters:

Derek Acorah … Stan Baptiste
Pete Bennett … Steve Smith
Chris Lines … Geoff
Ross Pointon … Prison Hardman
Charles O’Neill … Martin Elliot
Steve Wood … Harry Murdock
Dean Ackerman … Moss
John Williams … Forensic Officer / Reporter / Clown
Sarah Wynne Kordas … Rita Jackson
Angie Belcher … Mary
Daniel Alexander … Dan
Wesley Martin … Pope
Sharon Compton … Extra
Ryan Shiel … Extra
Amanda Rose … Jacuzzi Woman

Filming locations:

Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

Technical details:

105 minutes
Aspect ratio: 2.39:1



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