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It (2017)

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Trivia: Bill SkarsgÄrd was purposely kept separated from the child-actors during filming, and outside of some early publicity photos, the kids never saw him until the first scene they filmed together in order to get their genuine reactions. The kids were both genuinely scared of him, but also incredibly excited after filming their first scene.

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Trivia: Have a close look at the Predator's trophy collection on his spaceship. Taking pride of place is a skull from the creature in the Alien movies. (01:33:05)

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Trivia: The original title of the film was 'Scary Movie', the same title as its spoof.

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Trivia: Actor Rob Pattinson is very musically talented. On top of writing and performing two songs for the film's soundtrack, he plays the piano in the "Bella's Lullaby" scene.

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Trivia: When the movie was first shown in theaters, the marquee read, "From the director of Animal House...A Different Kind of Animal." This lead many movie patrons to believe that it was another comedy film. People ran out of theaters in terror when they realised it was a horror movie.

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Trivia: In the film, the two transfer students are Kiriyama, the silent killer, and Kawada, the winner of a previous Battle Royale. In the original novel, only Kawada was the transfer student; Kiriyama was in the same class selected for this game of death. He was the main antagonist.

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Trivia: Michael Myers' mask is a Captain Kirk mask turned inside out, then painted white with ruffled hair and a few other tweaks.

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Trivia: The picture on the computer of the hive looks like an upside down umbrella and the name of the corporation who own the hive is ... the Umbrella corporation.

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Trivia: The reporter on the beach is Peter Benchley, who wrote the novel "Jaws," and also co-wrote the film's screenplay.

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Trivia: While filming the toy clown attacking Robbie, the clown's arms were wrapped tightly around Oliver's neck. He immediately said he couldn't breathe but Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper both thought that he was ad-libbing. When Spielberg saw Oliver's face turning purple, he realised that he really was being asphyxiated and ran over to remove the arms from his neck.

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Trivia: In the scene of Missy's funeral, Stephen King plays the priest.

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Trivia: When General is being chased by the St. Bernard, a red Plymouth Fury slams on its brakes to avoid hitting them. After General and the dog make it passed safely, as the Fury drives off, its bumper sticker reads, "Watch out for me. I am pure evil. I am Christine."

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Trivia: The voice on the phone from the agent calling Annie discussing her exhibit date at the Archer Gallery is that of the film's director, Ari Aster.

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Trivia: When Jigsaw and Eric escape the lair via a hidden elevator, the film's low budget prevented the construction of an actual working elevator. Thus, some trick photography and editing was implemented. For the first shot of Jigsaw and Eric "going down", the scene was shot by raising the camera vertically to give the impression they were descending. For the next wide shot, simple digital effects were added to make it appear that the room was "lowering." And for the final shot where we see the top of the elevator going down an elevator shaft, stock footage from the film "Hollow Man" was used.

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Trivia: The driver that Jerry kills after the man's car hits Charley's car is portrayed by original Fright Night Actor Chris Sarandon. The ending credits have him listed as "Jay Dee", the initials for Chris Sarandon's character Jerry Dandridge.

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Trivia: You can see Volterra's tower and the red-cloaked revelers from the festival of San Marco on the cover of Bella's copy of Romeo and Juliet when she wakes up in her bedroom. (Per director Chris Weitz.)

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