Stephen King's It
Stephen King's It (1990)

Originally titled Stephen King's 'It', this two-part TV movie first aired on November 18 and 20, 1990. Set in Maine (where else?), this is the story of a thirty-year struggle against supernatural evil. We follow a group of young… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 24, 2004
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

For the resources director Wallace is given, [the movie] offers up a creepy and spooky tale about the past coming back to haunt you.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Too vanilla, too banal and too earnest to do the source material any justice.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

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.

Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Stephen King pits kids vs. killer clown from hell.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Effective TV adaptation of King's novel

Dan Fienberg

The first half is terrifying -- or was when I was younger. The second half has a bad special effect spider.

Clint Morris

Top-Calibre horror

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
Tim Curry steals every scene he appears in as the iconic villain Pennywise the Clown, but in an irregular horror movie that works pretty well in its first half… More
Melvin White
Pennywise: I'm every nightmare you've ever had. I'm your worst dream come true. I'm everything you ever were afraid of.† "Your every… More
KJ Proulx
Stephen King's "IT" is both amazing and awful at the same time. It's a never-ending scream-fest of a film that tries very very hard to earn… More
Joshua Wilburn
This film ruined clowns for me. I saw this as a child becouse the VHS said PG. This is my first horror film and the only film to trully scare me. Tim Curry… More
Dan Schultz
An effective, campy horror movie about seven children who are terrorized by a demonic clown (Tim Curry) who lives in the sewers, and how they make a pact to… More
Alex roy
If you're looking for the worst Stephen King adaptation, here it is. Based on his bestseller of the same name, It is a terrible, unfaithful attempt at… More