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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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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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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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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$218,813,729 (USA) (15 September 2017)
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Bill Skarsgård has described Pennywise as being "such an extreme character. Inhumane." He added, "It's beyond even a sociopath, because he's not even human. He's not even a clown. I'm playing just one of the beings that It creates. It truly enjoys taking the shape of the clown Pennywise, and enjoys the game and the hunt." Skarsgård elaborated on his connection to the children, saying, "There's a childishness to the character, because he's so closely linked to the kids. The clown is a manifestation of the children's imaginations, so there's something child-like about that." See more »

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When the rope is tossed into the well, there are no knots. Seconds later there are knots in even intervals all the way down. See more »

Quotes

Richie Tozier: [Richie Tozier] Welcome to the Loser's Club, asshole!
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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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References ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (1981) 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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The IT Factor
1 September 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

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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