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It (2017)

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New this month Continuity mistake: When Bev is hanging in the air, she is wearing a dress, with no leggings. As she gets pulled down with the help of the boys, she is wearing dark coloured leggings.

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New this week Suggested correction: Bev wears that dress in several scenes and the only time she isn't wearing leggings is at the quarry.

Factual error: During the opening scene, a silver TV from the late 90's/early 00's is in the living room/dining room area.

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Continuity mistake: When Eddie falls through the floorboards, you can see his arm looks perfectly fine and is unbroken in a few quick shots. After the movie cuts back to him a few moments later, suddenly his arm is badly broken.

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Factual error: During the rock fight, Richie calls Henry Bowers a "mullet wearing a**hole." The term "mullet" wasn't coined until 1994 by the Beastie Boys in the song "Mullet Head."

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Factual error: Bill is holding a Lego turtle and drops it on the floor, then you see a closeup on the parts. Green Lego bricks were not commercially available before 1996 and lime green Lego was not available before 2003.

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Factual error: Nivea Soft Cream is on the shelves at the chemist - this did not exist in 1989.

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Factual error: Police cars are shown with red and blue lights. Police cars in Maine only display blue lights.

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Factual error: Eddie specifically tells the gang not to take his mom's "Delicious Deals" snacks because his mom loves them. But Delicious Deals are made by Mrs. Freshley, a company that was not founded until 1994. The boxes used in the movie even include the modern design that can be found today in most Dollar Tree stores.

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Stan McCulloch

Factual error: At the pharmacy on the shelf is Olay. It wasn't called that until 1999. It was Oil of Olay in 1989.

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Continuity mistake: When Beverly kisses Bill, in one angle his ear is between her fingers, from another her entire hand is on his cheek. The blood smear she leaves behind also changes.

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the movie when Georgie is running down the street chasing the paper boat his walkie-talkie is in his right raincoat pocket. After running a bit it switches to his left pocket.

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Continuity mistake: The glass Bill uses to cut everyone's hands doesn't stay bloody for each character despite him never wiping it off.

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Continuity mistake: When Beverly is signing Ben's year book she has the pen lid in her mouth. It disappears and then reappears.

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Factual error: When Stanley is at synagogue practicing for his Bar Mitzvah, and the Rabbi tells him to close the book, he does so - and a clear shot of the book cover from Stanley's left shows that the book (in Hebrew) is upside down. Hebrew books read right to left - the cover should be on Stanley's right, right side up.

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Continuity mistake: When the losers save Mike from Henry he is lying on the floor, with Vic on the left and Belch on the right. Mike flees - Henry stands up and says "you losers are trying too hard." As the camera comes back Belch and Vic have swapped sides.

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Continuity mistake: Early in the film, Georgie draws a smiling face into the misted window in Bill's bedroom. When Georgie turns around to approach his brother Bill, the condensation and smiling face are gone. As the scene concludes, we see a close-up of the smiling face again, fading off the bedroom window.

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Continuity mistake: When they join hands during the blood oath, Bill's hand is nearest the camera, then the angle changes and Beverly's is.

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Continuity mistake: When Beverly is in the bathroom she puts out her cigarette on the cubicle wall using her right hand. The shot switches to overhead and she's now using her left.

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Factual error: When a train is passing on the bridge, it has modern containers. The type of car hauling it is also one from the modern era.

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Factual error: Ben's headphones look like 1995 plastic models and not 1989 style.

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Cary Fukunaga, whom is perhaps best known as a director on the series "True Detective" and for his works on films like "Jane Eyre", was originally contracted to write and direct the film. He eventually left the project after creative clashes with the studio, as he wanted to make a more unconventional film and executives feared his vision would not sit well with mainstream audiences. Fukunaga is still credited in the final film as a co-writer, however as many scenes from his version of the script were preserved in the final film.

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