Top 10 Things That IT (2017) Did Differently

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    Books to movie adaptations are never perfect, and with IT having a TV miniseries from the 1990s, there are plenty of differences worth noting from all versions of the story! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Biggest Changes made by IT 2017! But what will take the top spot on our list? Will it be the more graphic R-rated style, the film losing the flashback storytelling aspect, or Georgie's death? Watch to find out!
    #10. The Era in Which the Story Takes Place
    #9. Patrick Hockstetter
    #8. Blood Oath
    #7. Mike’s Parents
    #6. Henry Bowers
    #5. The Neibolt Street House
    #4. Beverly Marsh
    #3, #2, #1 ?
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  • Nao Shadowpaws
    Nao Shadowpaws 6 days ago

    The only reason people are saying the 90s one is better is because of Tim Curry. If not for him that version would have sucked. It was boring, the first half was more of a horror film from SyFy channel while the second half was too 90s sitcom. Friends sitting around laughing and talking, having dinner together with very little actual horror or action going on.

  • Zach G
    Zach G 8 days ago

    2017 IT was good, but they made the clown less scary

  • Phoenix Rayne
    Phoenix Rayne 8 days ago

    Henry seems pretty closeted...

  • Fernando santos curto ghkkbbvv mi nu


  • amy tamayo
    amy tamayo 12 days ago +1

    did you know that a new IT movie is coming out!

  • 2004mojo
    2004mojo 12 days ago

    If the current film is set in the 90s would a little boy be playing outside in the rain at the curb with a paper boat?

  • 2004mojo
    2004mojo 12 days ago +3

    The 2017 version basically took Mike's role of keeping Derry's history and gave it to Ben.

  • Katie Gibson
    Katie Gibson 16 days ago

    Doesn’t smell like caca to me señor

  • cannibalbananas
    cannibalbananas 17 days ago

    I didn't understand why they changed the historian from Mike to Ben. That didn't make sense.
    I did like the new Bevvie beating the crap out of her creepy dad, though.
    I guess we'll see how part 2 does

  • Gj and mommy josette we can get 10 subs Magno

    I sub and like the video

  • MsG.
    MsG. 25 days ago

    Stephen has no upper lip

  • MsG.
    MsG. 25 days ago

    Saw this as a kid, still scares me

  • Christian Lossow
    Christian Lossow 27 days ago

    The 2017 version took away Mike Hanlin's importance. They gave it all to Ben. Mike was the one who studied Dairy's history. He was the keeper of it all later. But, they gave that importance to Ben.

  • bellatrix565
    bellatrix565 Month ago

    miniseries version is more scary

  • Misschnandler Bong
    Misschnandler Bong Month ago +5

    ‘Can only virgins see this stuff, is that why I’m not seeing this SHET?’

  • Connor android sent by cyberlife

    pennywise looked like he was saying "they returned to finish it off"

  • Matthew Martn
    Matthew Martn Month ago

    Here's what Pennywise 2017 did differently it sucked real bad

  • timshel11
    timshel11 Month ago +4

    How the hell does one forget about clashing with an immortal, shape shifting, kid eating, mind reading clown? Seems like the kind of thing that might stick with you into adulthood.

    • cannibalbananas
      cannibalbananas 17 days ago

      They all move out of Derry and tell themselves it was a made-up kid thing so they can live without the nightmares. A form of self-preservation.

  • Kassie Grace
    Kassie Grace Month ago

    ngl the first one still gives me the heebie jeebies
    fuck clowns and their famz

    also i feel like in the newer movie they left out gruesome parts for some stupid reason. thats why were all here COME ON

  • Bella C
    Bella C Month ago

    I love u so much

  • Jd
    Jd Month ago

    BbbBilly Boy

  • Jonathan Lee
    Jonathan Lee Month ago

    1990 it is better than 2017 it

    • Nao Shadowpaws
      Nao Shadowpaws 6 days ago

      Jonathan Lee You only say that because of Tim Curry. If not for him the 90s mini series version would have been trash.

  • Laptop Thug NSTG
    Laptop Thug NSTG Month ago

    You'll Float Too

  • Brenda Campbell
    Brenda Campbell Month ago

    It 2017 is way better than1990 It.

  • Gage Stephenson
    Gage Stephenson Month ago

    Imagine if someone name Georgi is watching this

  • Vonda Martin
    Vonda Martin Month ago +1

    IT 2017 did EVERYTHING better.

    • AnTiDotE X
      AnTiDotE X 7 days ago

      Then the 1990s version must have really sucked because IT 2017 was boring, plotless, with 0 tension, and sucked bad.
      I'm a big fan of horror, and this film is no horror movie what so ever.
      They should have made this film much much darker.

  • Jill Griffiths
    Jill Griffiths Month ago

    You’ll float to

  • Sophia Rogers
    Sophia Rogers Month ago

    IT cheaper 2 is going to take place in 2016 I think

  • Feroxing12
    Feroxing12 Month ago

    1990 film was scary AF. the new IT is ok but not scary at all.

  • Dria Woods
    Dria Woods Month ago

    Both versions are good I just wish they kept the same chilling look of the 90s clown with a few modern chances. They completely changed the entire clown look to something...not scary. At least to me.

  • HenryRuins
    HenryRuins Month ago

    I kinda wanna see stop motion done in today instead of cgi

  • Tijmen Wouda
    Tijmen Wouda Month ago +2

    She Said part 2 is coming out in 2016

  • Bridget Myers
    Bridget Myers Month ago

    This movie was great- for the child actors. Awesome all around!

  • lesbehonest 1585
    lesbehonest 1585 Month ago

    To me the old one is the scariest

  • 420 subscribers with no videos

    Things that it 2019 did different from 2017

    There’s a naked grandma

  • peachy pop
    peachy pop Month ago +1

    the ad played before this video was it 2 trailer and i live for it

  • k foley
    k foley Month ago

    It shows in a deleted scene in the 2017 movie that Henry kills belch and victor before going into the house

  • dmalmostwan
    dmalmostwan Month ago

    the new one sucked

  • Ram Jam
    Ram Jam Month ago

    Nostalgia critic makes me laugh at Tim Curry's performance, Bill is creepier for sure.

  • Truthstillcomesout
    Truthstillcomesout Month ago

    I hated the new pennywise. He looked like a an ugly retard with Down syndrome 😂
    Tim Curry ❤️

    • timshel11
      timshel11 Month ago

      Why capitalize “down?”

  • Venus On The Moon
    Venus On The Moon Month ago

    It 1990 was played by Tim Curry not the other guy you just said

  • D. A.
    D. A. Month ago

    No way the new one's scarier. Depictions are more explicit, I'll give y'all that, however the 90's one is way more sinister... like true horrors are lurking behind the most innoffensive and random things.

  • Movie Maniac
    Movie Maniac Month ago +4

    "Georgie's dead. And it's not my fault."

    I just love that line.

  • TheJerryFilms
    TheJerryFilms Month ago +1

    I like the modern one its a well done new interpretation and of course scary too but the old one is the one who really messes with your mind and deeply terrorize you. The original is way more natural and the unaltered footage makes the danger and fear more present to the viewer. Thats psychological horror that disturbs you I was in shock when I saw the original IT.

  • Justin Copple
    Justin Copple Month ago

    You'll float too you'll float too you'll float too you'll float too you'll float too you'll float too you'll float too you'll float too YOU'LL FLOAT TOO!!!!!!!!

    That kid that played Georgie in IT chapter 1 creeped me out with that performance and he did that part very well lol.

  • Lucy Barritt
    Lucy Barritt Month ago +2

    I liked both versions.
    I got the original film for Christmas and took me 2 days to figure out it was a double side DVD.
    It got the newer version for my birthday a month later and I laughed alot.

    • Michael Myers
      Michael Myers Month ago

      Lucy Barritt OMG SAME!!! I told my mom it only had one movie then I flipped it over 😂😂😂

  • Jason L Payne
    Jason L Payne Month ago

    I'm sorry but Tim Curry freaked me the F out so much more than the modern Pennywise. I like the modern adaptation, but Curry's performance helped out by some practical make-up made Pennywise terrifying while the modern film had the help of expensive CGI and special fx. Curry's clown costume wasn't even that scary, it was even kind of mundane, and that just adds to how great his performance was in the role because he was creepy as hell.

  • Richard Stewart
    Richard Stewart Month ago +2

    The original miniseries was way better

  • Tanya Flanagan
    Tanya Flanagan Month ago +1

    Tim will always be pennywise to me....he's scarier coz he looks like a normal "friendly" clown you'd see in a circus but he's really a fucking monster. Bills pennywise is defo creepy and scary but he just doesn't give me the creeps like Tim currys version.
    IT is one of my fave books of all time so nothing really compares to the book. Both films are great, really looking forward to part 2...especially as I've just seen the trailer...

    • Tanya Flanagan
      Tanya Flanagan Month ago

      I'm 30 and the first time I ever laid eyes on pennywise was when I was about 6....I was already shit scared of clowns thanks to a circus incident.... pennywise did not ease that fear lol. Yeah I do think he's scarier to me coz I was a kid when I first saw him and he totally tapped into my fear. Tims pennywise looks like the Kinda clown I'd see at the circus or at a carnival and that's what scares me. Bills pennywise looks like a monster...even in clown form and that don't bother me too much.

    • timshel11
      timshel11 Month ago

      I keep reading comments about how Curry’s pennywise is much scarier than the new version, and I can’t help but think of pennywise’s reasoning for focusing on children, rather than adults. Children’s fears are more basic, and easily manipulated. I am not sure how old you are, and I don’t disagree, just think it’s funny that pennywise seems correct. I can’t help but wonder if he is scarier because we were children.

  • Firelordxd 63
    Firelordxd 63 Month ago

    I never knew McDonald could be so scary

  • dry skin gal
    dry skin gal Month ago +1

    Well yeah they wanted to make it more stephen kingy and less R.L. stiney

  • Bella C
    Bella C Month ago +1

    Love Ya! Best Video Ever!

  • Bella C
    Bella C Month ago +1


  • Katie Bonser
    Katie Bonser Month ago

    Damn I can't wait for part 2 in September

  • Ninja 11
    Ninja 11 2 months ago

    I like the real it

  • ARMYS BLINK ONCE when they see UAENAS

    "It" 2017 is the best Stephen King book to movie adaptation remake to ever exist

  • Zia Zatarra
    Zia Zatarra 2 months ago +1

    You haven’t known true fear until you watch It 2, it takes a lot more to scare an adult, especially when they’re 40 years old, this, in turn, gives us the notion that It 2 will x27 times scarier and strangely, closer to home and real life problems

  • Naughty Dogs are Underrated

    It ( 2017 ) is much much better than it ( 1990 )

  • onalleus cycillyus
    onalleus cycillyus 2 months ago +1

    at least there was no sex scene in each of them

  • Brian The Magic Minion
    Brian The Magic Minion 2 months ago

    Era is Air Uh, not Ear uh

  • Carole Gatrell
    Carole Gatrell 2 months ago

    I like it 2 better than it 1

  • Deviant
    Deviant 2 months ago

    I like the 2017 version, but it's still not scary. Also, I hate the swearing. Like I hate when anyone swears, but especially when kids do.

  • A tube the Gamer
    A tube the Gamer 2 months ago

    I can’t believe this young kid had sex!?

  • teddy bun
    teddy bun 2 months ago

    I never realized Johnboy was in it.... holy crap...

  • Holly Grose
    Holly Grose 2 months ago

    I love IT 1990 Tim Curry. Screw the new IT that one sucks

  • Priyanka Desai
    Priyanka Desai 2 months ago +4

    The 2017 one was awesome I'm not saying that it wasn't....however no one no one can play Pennywise creepier and better than Tim Curry!!!

    • Aquiana Ferguson
      Aquiana Ferguson 4 days ago +1

      JackDoesYT right bill eyes made him creepier

    • JackDoesYT
      JackDoesYT 15 days ago +1

      Creepier? I strongly disagree

  • WeAreNumber15
    WeAreNumber15 2 months ago

    Where are the honorable mentions?

  • GodZ gaming
    GodZ gaming 2 months ago

    The old one is not that scary

  • Simona Miller
    Simona Miller 2 months ago

    Why do people comment bad words

  • Gohar Saad
    Gohar Saad 2 months ago

    Old pennywise looks a bit firendly

  • Toxic YT
    Toxic YT 2 months ago

    1. Literally everything

  • Ashie noob gamer farm roblox Noob gamer

    Such a loser 🤨

  • Bjourne
    Bjourne 3 months ago

    4:14 Tunnel Snakes Rule!

  • Omar Arzola
    Omar Arzola 3 months ago

    Poop pennywise

  • Omar Arzola
    Omar Arzola 3 months ago

    Pennywise yo mam so ugly 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Omar Arzola
    Omar Arzola 3 months ago


  • Millie Jonez
    Millie Jonez 3 months ago

    If there’s one thing I don’t want in “it chapter 2” is I don’t want them to have any sex bc I love horror movies and I’m only a young teen

  • Ryan Coker
    Ryan Coker 3 months ago

    I bet before I watch the video, one of the topics will be the actors, let's see if I'm right

  • Zoes Dada
    Zoes Dada 3 months ago

    The new movie was good but the new actor that played IT wasn't anywhere near as good as the original.

  • Dikembe Mutombo
    Dikembe Mutombo 3 months ago +3

    Who wins?
    Pennywise or Freddy Krueger?

  • Movie Maniac
    Movie Maniac 3 months ago

    Fun fact: Richard Thomas, who played Adult Bill in the miniseries, was John-Boy on "The Waltons".

  • SpyderGaming Official
    SpyderGaming Official 3 months ago

    Never trust Ronald McDonald.

  • talking zilla
    talking zilla 3 months ago

    We all float down here

  • Kid_ x12
    Kid_ x12 3 months ago +1

    So in the 1990 George actually died??😰

  • 1 1
    1 1 3 months ago +1

    5:43 can we just talk about how fake that slap was 😂

  • Blue eyes
    Blue eyes 3 months ago

    Ok listen.
    The new version actually had a moral and a lesson to it.
    The old version is just the regular stuff:
    Go to the cinema and get home horrified.
    But seriously anybody who sees the 1990 version today and unironically gets scared is provably 5 years old or have a phobia of clowns

  • Blue eyes
    Blue eyes 3 months ago +1

    Me at swimming classes:
    "I hope i'll float too!"

  • Claudia Overcloud Gaming

    I hope this is kid friendly...

  • Lovely Minnie
    Lovely Minnie 3 months ago +4

    The 1990s Version will forever be an iconic Classic

  • Charlie Collis
    Charlie Collis 4 months ago

    So Beverly had sex with the losers gang

  • Charlie Collis
    Charlie Collis 4 months ago

    I think it's cool that the IT films are 27 years apart like how Pennywise comes around every 27 years

  • Jumes M
    Jumes M 4 months ago


    MONKEYMIKE VIDS 4 months ago

    Tim Curry was amazing.

  • Jeannine Lockridge
    Jeannine Lockridge 4 months ago

    I really enjoyed the 2017 It but Tim Curry was a much better Pennywise. I still love the original movie though.

  • Captain Jamboi
    Captain Jamboi 4 months ago

    I hate the kids in the 2017 version they always were boring and total dickheads

  • Cystal lexi
    Cystal lexi 4 months ago +1

    Oh and why is ur name watch Why not just watch mojo?

  • Cystal lexi
    Cystal lexi 4 months ago +6



  • Jesse Garcia
    Jesse Garcia 4 months ago

    And he’s not the king of horror his “scary movies” suck

  • Jesse Garcia
    Jesse Garcia 4 months ago

    The new it sucked it was not even scary but that’s my opinion