Overall Rank: 9741
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 9
Theatrical Release Date: 09/06/2019
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Andy Muschietti
Actors: James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Jessica Chastain, James Ransone, Bill Skarsgård, Isaiah Mustafa
Plot: Twenty-seven years after the Loser's Club stopped the entity known as Pennywise from preying on the children of Derry, Maine, the now-adult group gets called back to town. The evil they thought they had vanquished has returned - and now they will have to remember, and come together once again and stop evil for good - no matter the sacrifice. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 09/11/2019
It has to first hike through a tedious setup before it starts to get good, but "It: Chapter 2" is a satisfying enough second half and ends up being one of the saddest horror films I've seen if not the best or scariest.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 09/30/2019
“You lied and I died!”
Making us proud Georgie.
I re-watched the 1990 mini-series and 2017 remake last month in preparation for this movie in terms of judging in quality. The 90's version had it moments, but I find some scenes unintentionally funny where it reeked of early Stephen King adaptations. 2017 was surprisingly good and a massive improvement, but laid back on cheap thrills.
‘IT: Chapter Two’ was a tough act to follow up on after the monster success of the first and with the second chapter being the hardest to adapt. I thought the movie both succeeds and stumbles in parts. Although reflecting back makes it feel more like a parody than a serious horror movie. An epic finale that ended in a over the top fashion - with themes of childhood trauma and the idea of …
Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/17/2019
While I found Chapter 1 to be a better adaptation of my personal favorite Stephen King novel, Chapter 2 isn't so much a step down as a step sideways. It still follows the novel pretty closely and benefits from some dynamite casting. Still, for all its horror elements, Chapter 2 also has a fair bit of humor - maybe a bit too much at times - but it a worthy follow-up and I'm waiting for the inevitable director's cut that meshes the two into a complete saga.
Chapter Two begins in Derry where a gay couple, Adrian Mellon (Xavier Dolan) and Don Hagarty (Taylor Frey) are accosted by some of Derry's finest, ultimately resulting in Mellon being thrown off a bridge where he thinks he is about to be rescued, but instead becomes the first victim in a long time of the shape-shifting Pennywise …