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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)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$327,481,748, 14 December 2017
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Trivia

Oldeuboi (2003) director Chan-wook Park visited the giant sewer set, since his regular cinematographer, Chung-hoon Chung, was Director of Photography on It (2017). See more »

Goofs

When the boys are at the pharmacy buying things for Ben, behind them there are Nivea products that come out after 2010. Including a skin conditioner to use in the shower. And some Garnier creams, which was founded in 1904. See more »

Quotes

Pennywise: This isn't real enough for you, Billy? I'm not real enough for you? It was real enough for Georgie.
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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 »

Connections

References Beetlejuice (1988) 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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Mediocrity all over the place
9 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

I don't have very specific complaints from the movie other than that it was just...mediocre. And all over the place. It failed to set any "tone" to the movie. Is it supposed to be scary? Or funny? Or a mix of both? The character development was sort of really poor. Especially when it comes to the sexual abuse victim.

Comic relief was used a bit too much for a movie that's supposed to show the darker tones of life. The fear and apprehension that should have been sketched as it's supposed to be when your brother is killed off by a paranormal evil entity was watered down by the all over the place spectrum of emotions.

And by God the length of the movie was way overstretched for the content that they had to offer.

Just...mediocre B grade movie. The rating its getting kind of insults the hard work and brilliance that a lot of movies had to showcase to get the rating this movie is getting for no reason.


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