Synopsis: 27 years after their first encounter with Pennywise, the Losers Club reunite to protect the town of Derry from the murderous clown.
Director: Andy Muschietti
Runtime: 169 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 24 (7 major, 17 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Like its predecessor, It Chapter Two has a large number of jump scares however given a running time of close to three hours, there is long periods of jump scare free entertainment especially in the early parts.
Jump Scare Times
The jump scare timings listed below are based on a theatrical viewing and are approximate only.
19:57 – Beverly walks into her husband as she packs her belongings.
22:56 – We see dead bodies littering the Derry sewer runoff when suddenly Henry Bowers face appears out of the water.
25:33 – Henry tries to dislodge the balloon under his bed but it pops to reveal the corpse of Belch behind it.
27:57 – A sudden cut to a gong (as Richie is hugging Bev) being hit may startle some viewers.
43:19 – During an encounter with Pennywise under the bleachers, a girl says “you’re supposed to say 3” and is immediately devoured by Pennywise.
1:11:03 – A naked monstrous woman runs out at Beverly.
1:14:09 – The giant statue suddenly appears right beside Richie as he sits on the park bench.
1:16:43 – Richie closes his eyes and says “it isn’t real”, when he opens them Pennywise suddenly runs at him.
1:22:48 – A corpse-like hand suddenly grabs Bill when he reaches down to grab Georgie.
1:27:10 – During the classroom scene, as Beverley says “no matter how many stupid poems you write”, Ben turns around and Beverley’s head is now on fire.
1:28:16 – Pennywise is suddenly behind Ben in the locker.
1:36:53 – In present day, Eddie pulls the curtain back but nothing is behind there, he turns around and is suddenly attacked by the rotting corpse.
1:41:17 – Eddie is washing his face. He adjusts the mirror to reveal Henry Bowers standing behind him.
1:43:55 – Bill collides with one of the inflatable clowns as he tries to follow the boy into the house of mirrors.
1:50:00 – As Mike lowers the book he is reading, he is suddenly attacked by Henry Bowers.
1:57:03 – The Stanley-spider suddenly runs at Richie.
2:01:27 – As Beverly says “I thought I heard something” a corpse pops up out of the water in front of her.
2:10:42 – The loud pop as a giant balloon bursts may startle some viewers.
2:11:10 – Beverly turns her torch on, then immediately shines it on Pennywise.
2:16:25 – After Eddie says “That’s a good boy”, the Pomeranian dog suddenly transforms into a monster.
2:17:54 – Georgie turns his head to reveal a corpse-like face.
2:22:53 – Mike runs into Pennywise.
2:25:04 – Eddie is impaled by one of Pennywises’s claws after he says “I think I killed him for real”.
2:30:56 – A now shriveled up Pennywise roars and lunges at Mike as he reaches out to touch him.
(Major scares in bold)