YOUR EVERY FEAR – ALL IN ONE DEADLY ENEMY.
When a little girl is murdered in Derry, Maine, a group of now adult friends fear that the enemy they battled as children is back, a monster who took the shape of a clown. A miniseries adaptation of the massive Stephen King novel that has gained a cult following over the years, especially thanks to Tim Curry’s now iconic, creepy performance as Pennywise the murderous clown. Jumping back and forth between modern times and 1960, the miniseries is more successful depicting the kids in ”The Losers Club” and delivers a few memorable scares. But it’s an uneven experience, suffering at times from bad acting and visual effects.
1990-U.S.-Canada. Made for TV. 192 min. Color. Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace. Novel: Stephen King. Cast: Tim Curry (Pennywise), Richard Thomas (Bill Denbrough), John Ritter (Ben Hanscom), Annette O’Toole, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher… Olivia Hussey.
Trivia: Alternative title: Stephen King’s It. Originally shown in two episodes. Remade as a feature film, It (2017).