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It (2017)
Title: IT
Directed by: Andy Muschietti
Written by: Cary Fukunaga; Chase Palmer; Gary Dauberman
Produced by: Richard Brener; Doug Davison; Toby Emmerich; Marty P. Ewing; Seth Grahame-Smith; Walter Hamada; David Katzenberg; Niija Kuykendall; Roy Lee; Dan Lin; Barbara Muschietti; Dave Neustadter; Jon Silk
Music by: Benjamin Wallfisch
Cinematography: Chung-hoon Chung
Edited by: Jason Ballantine
Distributed by: New Line Cinema
RatPac-Dune Entertainment
Released: September 8th, 2017
Rating: R
Running time: 135 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Next: It: Chapter Two

IT is an American feature film of the horror genre. It is based on the 1986 novel IT by famed horror author Stephen King. The movie was directed by Andy Muschietti with a screenplay written by Cary Fukunaga, Chase Palmer, and Gary Dauberman. It was produced by RatPac-Dune Entertainment and New Line Cinema and premiered theatrically in the United States on September 8th, 2017.

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  • The tagline to this film is "You'll float too". This is a line of dialogue spoken by Pennywise to Georgie Denbrough right before he kills him.
  • It was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Select scenes were shot in Port Hope, Elora, Pickering, and Oshawa. Studio shots were filmed at Pinewood Studios in Toronto.
  • It was released on Region A/1 Blu-ray by Warner Home Video on January 9th, 2018. This copy includes a DVD edition and a digital download code. The film's running time on the Blu-ray is 120 minutes long. Special features include the "Pennywise Lives!" featurette, with an interview with Bill Skarsgard, a spotlight on "The Losers' Club", showing behind-the-scenes antics of the actors, an "Author of Fear" featurette with novelist Stephen King as well as deleted scenes.
  • This film focuses on the childhood sequences from the novel, while not addressing the future storylines chronicling their follow-up encounter with Pennywise as adults as shown in the novel. In the movie, the story takes place in the year 1989. In the novel, the childhood scenes took place in the 1950s.
  • At its widest release, It was screened in 4,148 movie theaters. It had been in release a total of fourteen weeks (98 days).
  • It had a total domestic gross of $327,481,748 in the United States. It had a worldwide gross of $700,381,748. It grossed $123,403,419 over its opening weekend.
  • This is Andy Muschietti's second American film as a director. It is also his second horror film. He previously directed the 2013 supernatural thriller Mama.
  • Actor Finn Wolfhard is also known for playing the role of Mike Wheeler on the Netflix original series Stranger Things. The show is largely inspired by the works of Stephen King.

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Stephen King film adaptations

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