Best Characters from Stephen King's It


The Top Ten

1 Stanley "Stan" Uris Stanley

The most psychological and complex of all characters from the realization of fears to the logical approach all through the very end and the major climax of his inability to face the horror - has the most compelling and powerful ending as ends up committing suicide in classy style in the bathtub! What an amazing character and by far the best in the franchise hands down from start to finish!

Stan is the most realistic character and feels like a real person through the story; his realizations that analytical and logical outcomes aren't the only possibilities in life are astounding and the fact that he can't accept this is a primary reason why he commits suicide in the bathtub. Stan was so amazing as a storyline plot device character and love him for his denial and end!

This was the most real character in the whole franchise. The realization that Stan could not accept the existence of IT as an adult as he had as a child makes it amazing. And what a way to go out; this guy was best hands down.

Best death scene and best psychological struggle makes Stan the best!

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2 Richard "Richie" Tozier Richard

Speaking from the books, Richie is an 11-year-old boy who is goofy and never fails to make his friends laugh -- even in terrifying situations. He is a brave and loyal friend who was unfortunately bullied for his inability to refrain from making biting comments at inopportune times. But he never let the deep emotional scars that resulted from these traumatizing childhood memories prevent him from, quite literally, facing his demons.

Beep beep Richie

Richie is probably the average 13 year old kid. He'll always tease his friends and, come on we all have a friend like that. Not to mention he has the best lines in the movie! We love you Richie

Richie is actually me.

3 William "Bill" Denbrough William

Why do so many people consider him the lamest character in the book? He's a sympathetic character

I just overall LOVE Jaeden


4 Edward "Eddie" Kaspbrak Edward

Eddie is one of the best characters in the show because his personality shows that not everyone is perfect and no one is exactly the same. He's also just awesome.

Eddie is one of my favorite literary/film characters. I relate to him very much. Grazer's portrayal of the character in the 2017 adaptation was great.

5 Beverly "Bev" Marsh Beverly

She's beautiful, both as a kid and an adult.

Are you still his little girl Beverly?

6 Pennywise the Dancing Clown Pennywise the Dancing Clown It (sometimes capitalized as IT), more commonly known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown, is the titular main antagonist of the novel, its 2017 film adaptation and the 1990 TV adaptation. It was portrayed to be a shapeshifting and malevolent entity millions (possibly billions) of years old, and with no more.

You’ll float too...

Well, duh!

7 Benjamin "Ben" Hanscom Benjamin
8 Michael "Mike" Hanlon Michael
9 George "Georgie" Denbrough

Not including Pennywise, he's my 2nd favorite character

10 Alvin Marsh

Why would he be on this list...?

The Contenders

11 Tom Rogan
12 Patrick Hockstetter
13 Henry Bowers Henry Bowers
14 Audra Phillips

Ok, she's not even a main character in this.

15 Reginald "Belch" Huggins
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Top Remixes

1. Stanley "Stan" Uris
2. Edward "Eddie" Kaspbrak
3. Michael "Mike" Hanlon
1. Pennywise the Dancing Clown
2. William "Bill" Denbrough
3. Richard "Richie" Tozier


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