Across the board, IT is a faithful adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 horror novel. With the exception of a few major elements and scenes, Andy Muschietti’s smash-hit adheres to the book in both plot and tone.

As with any adaptation of a beloved novel, however, certain things are bound to be left on the cutting-room floor. There are the larger changes, like the fact that the movie takes place in the 1980’s when King set the book in the late 1950’s. The novel also shifts between alternate timelines of child and adult versions of The Losers’ Club, while the movie remains entirely linear. As for smaller alterations, Georgie is found dead ...

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