It Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tim Curry, John Ritter, Richard Thomas, Annette O'Toole, Harry Anderson

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Seven adults are called to come back to the poor town they grew up in to destroy the child murdering clown or IT that they thought they had destroyed as kids.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Amy Teutenberg

Made for TV movie series based on Steven King novel of same name. In the small town of Derry, an evil creature (dubbed "It") feeds off of people, especially children, by shape shifting into their worst nightmares, most notably, Pennywise the (evil) dancing clown. Some kids, a stutterer, a fat kid, a class clown, an asthmatic, a jewish boyscout, a black kid and a nerdy poor girl, all social rejects, basically, form a club of sorts and develope life long friendships. Since It likes to eat kids, the reject club kids naturally become targeted prey, but for some reason their strong friendship coupled with extraordinary faith allows them to vanquish the monster and they vow to never let it return. Years later It returns and all the reject kids, now adults, return to Derry (except for the boyscout, who prefers suicide to reliving the nightmare from his childhood). They must dredge up old memories to inspire them in their ressurected quest to kill It for good this time. Exceptionally well done for a made-for-TV.
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Script Analysis of It

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on present day Earth Horror film?    -   Yes Kind of Horror Story    -   the monster chased me!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)    -   Black (American)


Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present)    -   20th Century (1950-1970) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Forests?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   mental hospital    -   bar/restaurant    -   small town

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Tone of movie    -   upbeat    -   fearful Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kinds of F/X    -   Things that change shape/morph    -   nasty human transformations Is this movie based on a    -   book

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