Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare — an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges from the sewer every 27 years to prey on the town’s children. Banding together over the course of one horrifying summer, the friends must overcome their own personal fears to… MORE
Release date: September 8, 2017 (USA)
Director: Andrés Muschietti
Budget: 35 million USD
Producers: Seth Grahame-Smith, Barbara Muschietti, Dan Lin, Roy Lee, David Katzenberg
Screenplay: Cary Fukunaga, Chase Palmer, Gary Dauberman
Critic reviews
More successful as a coming-of-age movie than a horror, It still ranks among the better Stephen King adaptations — no small praise indeed. Full review
John Nugent
Empire
Focusing entirely on the childhood-set portions of King’s book, it’s a collection of alternately terrifying, hallucinatory, and ludicrous nightmare imagery. Full review
Andrew Barker
Variety
As a coming of age parable, IT succeeds at being both horrifying and emotionally-resonant, even while adapting only half of King’s original story. Full review
Sandy Schaefer
Screen Rant

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