Stephen King's It (1990)




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Originally titled Stephen King's 'It', this two-part TV movie first aired on November 18 and 20, 1990. Set in Maine (where else?), this is the story of a thirty-year struggle against supernatural evil. We follow a group of young men who calls themselves "the lucky seven" from 1960 to 1990. The Seven emerge triumphant from their first encounter with Pennywise (Tim Curry), a clown-suited horror who calls himself "the eater of worlds...and of children". But it's 1990, and Pennywise is back in … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Television, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
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On DVD: Jul 25, 2002
Warner Home Video


Richard Thomas

as Bill Denbrough
John Ritter

as Ben Hanscom
Annette O'Toole

as Beverly Marsh
Tim Curry

as Pennywise
Tim Reid

as Mike Hanlon
Harry Anderson

as Richie Tozier
Dennis Christopher

as Eddie Kaspbrak
Richard Masur

as Stan Uris
Olivia Hussey

as Audra Denborough
Jonathan Brandis

as Bill Denborough (age...
Emily Perkins

as Beverly Marsh (age 1...
Seth Green

as Richie Tozier (age 1...
Adam Faraizl

as Eddie Kaspbrak (age ...
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All Critics (13)

For the resources director Wallace is given, [the movie] offers up a creepy and spooky tale about the past coming back to haunt you.

Full Review… | July 25, 2002
Cinema Crazed

Stephen King pits kids vs. killer clown from hell.

Full Review… | July 25, 2002
Common Sense Media

The first half is terrifying -- or was when I was younger. The second half has a bad special effect spider.

July 25, 2002

Too vanilla, too banal and too earnest to do the source material any justice.

Full Review… | July 25, 2002
Apollo Guide

Effective TV adaptation of King's novel

July 25, 2002
Lawrence Journal-World

Top-Calibre horror

July 25, 2002

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