R | | Horror, Thriller
In the summer of 1989, a group of bullied kids band together to destroy a shape-shifting monster, which disguises itself as a clown and preys on the children of Derry, their small Maine town.
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Cary Joji Fukunaga's script changed the names of several main characters: Bill Denbrough to Willy Denbrough, Henry Bowers to Travis Bowers, 'Belch' Huggins to 'Snatch' Huggins, Patrick Hockstetter to Patrick Hockstettler, Will Hanlon to Leroy Hanlon and Greta Bowie to Gretta Bowie. Though most have been changed back by Andy Muschietti, the changes to 'Leroy' and 'Gretta' remain.
Sure I will not get into trouble, Bill?
Bill Denbrough: Don't be a wu-wu-wuss. I'd come with you if I weren't... dying.
Georgie Denbrough: You're not dying!
Bill Denbrough: You didn't see the v-v-vomit coming out of my nose this morning?
Georgie Denbrough: That's disgusting.
Bill Denbrough: Ok, go get the wax.
Georgie Denbrough: In the cellar?
Bill Denbrough: You want...
The movie theater says "Lethal Weapon 2" is playing on July 4, 1989, but the movie didn't come out until July 7, 1989.
At the start of the end credits, the It logo appears on screen, but this time with 'Chapter One' added across it. This reveals the movie's full name, and also shows that this is only the beginning.
AUD 7,467,255 (Australia) (10 September 2017)
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