Spawn is a 1997 American supernatural horror superhero film based on the comic book character of the same name, written by Todd McFarlane and published by Image Comics. Directed and co-written by Mark A.Z. Dippé, the film stars Michael Jai White in the leading role. Spawn is an origin story of the character, and begins with the murder of Al Simmons, a soldier/assassin. He is then resurrected as Spawn, a reluctant, demonic leader of Hell's army. Spawn eventually refuses to lead Hell's army in the war against Heaven and turns against evil altogether. The film co-stars John Leguizamo as Clown/The Violator, Al's demonic guide and the film's antagonist and Nicol Williamson as Al's mentor Cogliostro. Martin Sheen, Theresa Randle, D. B. Sweeney, Melinda Clarke and Frank Welker (as The Voice of Malebolgia) also star. Wikipedia
Clown: (to a group of would-be Satanists) Shocked and amazed at the wonders of necroflesh? You're not alone. For a limited time only, you too can have this handsome epidermis for the eensy price of your soul and a buttload of pain.