The Movie: Stephen King’s It (1990)
What Is It?: This is hardly the ideal adaptation of Stephen King’s greatest novel, but Tim Curry is brilliant as an ancient evil that takes the shape of the things his victims fear most. I also like the kids who overcome those fears to hunt the monster in the sewers of Derry, Maine. The adults have more of a "Circus of the Stars" vibe going on, and the monster spider the climaxes the movie takes King's weird finale too literally.
Why Today?: Today is Face Your Fears Day.