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It (2017)

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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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Meet the Stars of Stephen King's 'It'

Learn more about the early career of Bill Skarsgård and watch the young stars of It reveal what it was like to see Pennywise the Clown for the first time while filming.

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Storyline

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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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$123,403,419, 10 September 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$327,481,748, 14 December 2017
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Trivia

Around the time of the theatrical release of this film, in Lititz, Pennsylvania, there was a prank that involved a series of red balloons tied to sewer grates throughout the town mimicking one of the book covers of the "It" novel. The prank had frightened the citizens, including the Lititz police force. See more »

Goofs

When Bill holds up a Lego turtle made by Georgie, it is partially made out of lime green Lego bricks. However, lime green Lego bricks were not produced until 1993. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Kaspbrak: Okay, so let me get this straight. It comes out, from wherever, to eat kids for, like, a year, and then what? It just goes into hibernation?
Stanley Uris: Maybe it's like, what do you call it - cicadas. You know, the bugs that come out once every seventeen years?
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Crazy Credits

At the conclusion of the credits, as the title card is displayed, Pennywise's maniacal laugh can be heard. See more »

Connections

References Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Six Different Ways
Written by Robert Smith
Performed by The Cure
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Courtesy of Fiction Records Limited/Polydor UK Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The IT Factor
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I had the pleasure of seeing an advanced screening of IT in Brisbane. The film is absolutely brilliant. Bill Skarsgård has taken Pennywise and made the role his own. Creepy, disturbing, humorous, IT really possess the creep factor, giving audiences a new reason to fear clowns.

The entire casting choices were sensational. All actors really held their own, creating a sense of comradery between the characters.

Like most people, I do hold the miniseries with Tim Curry close to my heart, but after seeing this adaptation, I was beyond pleasantly surprised. So much so that upon IT being released into cinemas, I'll be back in line to see it again.


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