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Der Clown was also a 2005 film.
When Max Zander's friend dies in car-bomb meant for him, Max decides to fake his own death and live on as a phantom, known only as The Clown and fight crime. He gets help from his friends: journalist Claudia Diehl (Diana Frank), pilot Tobias "Dobbs" Steiger (Thomas Anzenhofer) and lawyer Joseph Ludowski (Volkmar Kleinert).