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A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting demon, 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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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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

In Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Judge Doom (Christopher Lloyd), like Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård) in this film, is the main villain of the film who's responsible for the death of one of the main characters' brother and most striking of all, he also doesn't blink. The film was released in 1988, the year in which this film started off in. Interestingly, Tim Curry, who portrayed Pennywise in the It (1990) miniseries, auditioned for the role of Judge Doom but didn't get the part because Robert Zemeckis felt that his performance was 'too scary'. A few years earlier, Curry starred alongside Lloyd in the dark comedy cult classic, Clue (1985). See more »

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When Stanley is reading in the synagogue and closes the book, the book was upside down as can be seen by the Hebrew letters. See more »

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Richie Tozier: Jesus, we can get Derry on Unsolved Mysteries.
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The Warner Bros./New Line Cinema logos are darker than usual, have an eerie glow around them, until it starts storming around them, with a red balloon floating beside the NLC logo. And the Ratpac logo takes place on a cloudy and raining background. See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 13 October 2017 (2017) See more »

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Six Different Ways
Written by Robert Smith
Performed by The Cure
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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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