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A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a 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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Rated R for violence/horror, bloody images, and for language | See all certifications »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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AUD 7,467,255 (Australia) (10 September 2017)

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$326,943,000 (USA) (22 November 2017)
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Trivia

Bill Skarsgård (Pennywise) was born in 1990, the same year that the original It (1990) was released. See more »

Goofs

One of the televisions at the start of the film in one of the houses is a silver Sony CRT that was typical of the early 2000s rather than the late 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Stanley Uris: What's the Black Spot?
Eddie Kaspbrak: The Black Spot was a night club that was burned down years ago by that racist cult.
Stanley Uris: What?
Eddie Kaspbrak: Don't you watch Geraldo?
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Crazy Credits

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

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Referenced in The cheermonger zone: krazy daze sail (2017) See more »

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Dear God
Written by Andy Partridge
Performed by XTC
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Better than Original! Seven Kids Versus Evil Cannibal Clown

The first sequence is classical example of US horror film. In which, the evil clown suddenly and naturally appears, and it victimizes the kid who drops his toys into drainage passage on a rainy day in the local city of US. We not only easily grab the setting of the evil clown and what he wants. It is a typical bogie man story who eats and kidnap kids who are afraid of it.

It(2017) proves effective use of VFX, CG animation is to crate what traditional acting or camera working or editing technique can not achieve. This film actually avoided overused VFX and CG animations (CG is not an editorial work but it's computer animation).

Moreover, it recovered or tried to revive the core spirit of 1980s' Goonies or Stand By Me to the certain extent. This is also well accepted and understandable.

The evil clown is typical Boogieman, and it has common feature with Freddy. And it is scarier than the latter.

I appreciate the legitimate and efficient structure of this film. It is the best horror film of 2017!

10 out of 10!


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