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A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, taking the appearance of clown, begins hunting children.

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In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one, leaving behind bloody remains. In a place known as 'The Barrens', a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It. Written by Emma Chapman

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence/horror, bloody images, and for language | See all certifications »

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8 September 2017 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$117,150,000 (USA) (8 September 2017)

Gross:

$218,813,729 (USA) (15 September 2017)
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Trivia

Hugo Weaving and Bill Skarsgård were the two finalists for the role of Pennywise after Will Poulter left the project. Skarsgård eventually got the role, reportedly due to his ability to play a more fun and child-like Pennywise, in addition to a creepy Pennywise, while Weaving reportedly fell short in playfulness and could only play creepy. See more »

Goofs

While Bill's poster for Beetlejuice looks similar to the original one-sheet, it is a reprint from several years later that does not have the same credits layout as what would have been available in 1988. See more »

Quotes

Richie Tozier: Look at this motherfucker! He's leaking Hamburger Helper!
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Crazy Credits

After the main credits the It logo appears on screen but this time with 'Chapter One' added on top of it. This reveals the movies real name to us and also shows us that this is only the beginning. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Tulip Fever (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

You Got It (The Right Stuff)
Written by Maurice Starr (as Larry Johnson)
Performed by New Kids on the Block
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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The mass amount of hype made this a let down
8 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

When I heard all the talk of the new movie, It, I was nothing but excited to see what the film had in store. Unfortunately, the movie didn't quite live up to the hype. There were many amazing scenes throughout the film, with top notch music, creepy moments, and surprisingly good child actors.

I think the downfall lies in the lack of scare factor, the run time, and the mass amounts of comedy. I have no issue with comedy in a horror movie, but when the movie is over 2 hours long and 60% is comedy, I start to wonder where the scares are. I found myself laughing in scenes that were supposed to be serious due to characters trying to throw in "just one more joke" which began to wear on me.

It's a good movie and should definitely worth the watch if you were a fan of the original or just looking for a new horror flick.


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