About the Movie
In what critics are hailing as "the funniest movie of the year!" (IFC), Klown follows two wildly inappropriate friends — played by celebrated international comedians Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen — as they run amok through the Danish countryside, plowing through endless awkward confrontations and unspeakable debaucheries. Hopelessly wrongheaded Frank “kidnaps” the 12-year-old nephew of his pregnant girlfriend in an eager attempt to prove his fatherhood potential, and they join sex-crazed Casper on his secret adulterous weekend canoe trip. Rampaging through exclusive brothels, hospitalizations, armed robberies and even prison, the three paddle downstream from one chaotic misadventure to the next, all culminating in a surprisingly sentimental portrait of friendship and a final shocking reveal that you'll never be able to unsee.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 50
- Fresh: 36
- Rotten: 14
- Average Rating: 6.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: It's actually rather sweet, in its raunchy way.
Fresh: Essentially, this is a Scandinavian version of The Hangover, but maybe the planned American remake won't pretend to be something it's not.
Fresh: Mikkel Norgaard serves up an edgy brew that skewers just about everything Danish in sight, including the Dogma style of cinema, which comes off as increasingly passe.
Rotten: Raunchy dude comedy is hardly the sole province of American cinema, as Klown all too dispiritingly reconfirms.
The Funniest Movie. Ever. Period.
Hands down, the funniest movie ever made. Period.
Start watching the movie. Set your timer for 28 minutes. If you are not pissing yourself laughing when the timer goes off, just shut it down.
If you have not seen the television series, you are missing another dimension of comedy. Watching the series and then going back to the movie makes the movie even funnier.
All that said, my wife hates the series and the movie. YMMV.