Video: One of the reasons Stephen King's It is so good is that shocking opening scene. Pennywise lurking in the sewer, coaxing Georgie, is terrifying and unforgettable, whether it's on the page, on TV, or - most recently - on the big screen. You can see why here.
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Everyone expected It to be a hit, but no one guessed just how big a hit It would be. The adaptation of the Stephen King novel had the largest opening ever for a horror movie ever and continued its momentum into this past weekend, crossing $US200 million ($251 million). We talked to the film's director and producer duo, Andy and Barbara Muschetti, to try and find out why.