Stephen King's It (1990)
Average Rating: 5.5/10
Reviews Counted: 12
Fresh: 8 | Rotten: 4
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Release Date: Nov 18, 1990 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 195,252
Originally titled Stephen King's It, this two-part TV movie first aired on November 18 and 20, 1990. The story starts in Maine, where a small child is lured into the hands of what audiences everywhere can be assured is one mean clown. The 30-year struggle against an evil supernatural force that masquerades as a circus clown named Pennywise (Tim Curry) begins in 1960 and spans until 1990. Featured are a group of six young men and one young woman who call themselves "the lucky seven" and are the
Nov 18, 1990 Wide
Aug 24, 2004
Warner Home Video
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For the resources director Wallace is given, [the movie] offers up a creepy and spooky tale about the past coming back to haunt you.
The first half is terrifying -- or was when I was younger. The second half has a bad special effect spider.
Effective TV adaptation of King's novel
As made-for-TV horror, it lacks real bite, but still has a fine unsettling atmosphere. And let's face it: clowns are REALLY scary.
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- Pennywise: I'll kill you all! Aha, I'll drive you crazy, and I'll kill you all! I'm every nightmare you've ever had. I am your worst dream come true! I am everything you ever were afraid of!
- Eddie Kaspbrak (age 12): What if it's just some crazy guy in a clown suit?
- Pennywise: Well I'm Pennywise... and you're Georgie... so I guess we know each other now!
- Pennywise: Kiss me fat boy!
- Pennywise: Hi Georgie, [pennywise appears] I said Hello. [Georgie gets surprised] Oh, come on puckle, don't you want a baloon.
- Pennywise: Hahahahahaha say hello to your friends Beverly! Hahaha you'll die if you try to fight us! You'll die if you try!
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