Killer Klowns from Outer Space Movie Filming Locations

Killer Klowns from Outer Space Locations

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Locations Notes

Rewind the locations where they filmed the 1988 Horror / Occult movie starring Grant Cramer, John Vernon, Suzanne Snyder, Peter Licassi

John Allen Nelson, Royal Dano, Michael Siegel, Irene Michaels, Karla Sue Krull, Brian Degan Scott, Danny Kovacs, Adele Proom, Howard Malpas, Karen Raff, Kathleen Stefano, Claire Bartle, Sharon O'Mahoney, Michael Halton, Lucinda Burgess Update Cast

Locations Manager(s): Ellen Lent

Killer Klowns from Outer Space Filming Locations:

The movie was filmed on location in and around the town of Watsonville. It is about 20 minutes from Santa Cruz. The majority of the film is filmed in Watsonville except for the last scene that was at the boardwalk in Santa Cruz. [Thanks to Christina]

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk was used. The same location was also used for "The Lost Boys".

The clown puppet show was filmed at the gazebo at East Beach Street & Main.

"Big Top" Burger was filmed at 300 E. Lake Avenue.

The Crescent Cove Police Department was filmed at 231 Union Street,which at that time was Watsonville's actual Police Dept. which now is right next door in a huge building.

Several scenes with the pink angle hair goo inside cars at night was filmed at the (top of the world) - the infamous hole number 3 DeLaveaga disc golf course in Santa Cruz ca. at night. local PD were aided by some disc members. [Thanks to Ross the toss]

On Brennan Street, Watsonville, they filmed some of the scenes of the klowns walking through town. The Klown puppet show was filmed in the Watsonville Plaza Gazebo.They drove through the town in the Ice Cream truck and running from the klowns on Main Street, Freedom Blvd, East Lake, and East Beach Street. The makeout point was filmed on Mountain Madonna in watsonville and the Klowns spaceship landed there. [Thanks to Sherri Espindola]

Debbie's house is located at 615 California Street in Santa Cruz. [Thanks to PaulH]

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LX Preview

LX is our radical new locations feature that we've been beavering away on.. For years!

Each location will have it's own page with then/now pictures, maps, StreetView, discovery story and the most detailed explanations on how the location was used. Most importantly, the locations will have a status that shows whether they are verified correct and by whom. We are working with the actual locations managers or other crew where possible. The whole thing will be very interactive and you will, of course, be able to update everything.

We are pleased to be able to bring you a sneak peek at what LX locations will be available for Killer Klowns from Outer Space upon release:

Space Tent Landing Site
Crescent Cove Police Station
Trashing The Drugstore
Debbie's House

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