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The Clown Doll is a minor antagonist in the 1982 American horror film Poltergeist and its 2015 remake.

After the titular poltergeists are seemingly banished from the house, young son Robbie is attacked in his bedroom by the clown doll sitting at the foot of his bed.

Appearance

The Clown Doll is a plastic doll of a smiling clown. The clown's face has white make-up around the mouth and eyes and a red nose. The clown has shaggy orange hair, a pointy blue nightcap, and a white jester's frill around its neck. Its outfit is blue and white with red and white stripes on the arms and legs.

Powers and Abilities

Clown Doll possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Sentience

Fate

Robbie eventually manages to overpower the clown and rip its stuffing out.

Trivia

  • The Clown Doll was inspired by Steven Spielberg's childhood fear of clowns.

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