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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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Trivia

Due to the film's huge and unexpected success, Warner Bros. distribution head Jeffrey L. Goldstein confirmed plans to put the film in even more theaters around Halloween. See more »

Goofs

In the first pharmacy scene, the beauty products on the shelves have modern day packaging. Most noticeable are the Dial and Ivory soaps and the Olay products. See more »

Quotes

Richie Tozier: Eddie!
[pause]
Richie Tozier: Oh, fuck! Eddie!
Pennywise: [to Bill] This isn't real enough for you, Billy? *I'm not real enough for you?*
Richie Tozier: Holy shit!
Pennywise: It was real enough for Georgie!
[laughs maniacally]
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At the conclusion of the credits, as the title card is displayed, Pennywise's maniacal laugh can be heard. See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 September 2017 (2017) See more »

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Please Don't Go Girl
Written by Maurice Starr (as Larry Johnson)
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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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