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These Videos of IT's Pennywise Dancing Are the (Dum)best Thing You'll See Today

Andy Muschietti’s IT is well on its way to becoming the highest-grossing horror movie of all time, and there’s a new Twitter account perfect for helping the film’s many fans celebrate its success. @Pennywise_Dance is exactly what it sounds like: a collection of brief videos of Pennywise the Dancing Clown doing what he does best, set to various songs. That’s the whole thing.

First and foremost, these clips are good for a dumb laugh, but they’re also a nice way for those viewers who are horrified by Bill Skarsgård’s chilling take on Pennywise to fight that fear a little bit. IT’s demonic antagonist is far less frightening when he’s getting down to something as silly as Lou Bega’s “Mambo No. 5” or Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” That’s just science.

Some of the videos are better than others in terms of Pennywise’s moves actually being synced up with the beat of the music. It seems that the brilliant, twisted mind behind @Pennywise_Dance did not figure out until making more than 20 of these things that they could slow down the video clip to actually match the song. (We are professionals, and this is what we do. We critique dancing demon clown videos.)

Anyway, we’ve collected a bunch of the best clips below—peruse @Pennywise_Dance in full here, read our IT review here and see where IT ranks among all Stephen King film adaptations here.

Take On Me

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 14, 2017


— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 14, 2017


— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 21, 2017

Numa Numa

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 21, 2017

Everytime We Touch #ITMovie#IT#ItMovie2017pic.

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Shake It Off!

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 21, 2017

Franzl Lang Yodelling

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Boom, Boom, Boom…

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Hey Ya!

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Cotton Eye Joe pic.twitter. com/nCiSk4c2Iz

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Crazy Frog

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 14, 2017


— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

The Hampster Dance

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Dancing In September ?

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 21, 2017

I’m Blue

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

The Macarena! pic.

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 21, 2017

Barbie Girl

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017

Come on, Eileen!

— Pennywise Dancing (@Pennywise_Dance) September 12, 2017


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Hilarious IT Video Proves Pennywise Can Dance to Any Music

By Kevin Burwick

Pennywise the Dancing Clown is more than a little excited to show off his new dance movies in a funny new IT video.

Andres Muschietti's IT is tearing it up at the box office after enjoying two consecutive weekends at number one and Pennywise is looking to celebrate the enormous success of the movie. What better way to celebrate than dance, since that's what Pennywise the Dancing Clown does best. Well, that and scaring the crap out of people in the process. A new set of videos released prove that Pennywise can pretty much dance to anything with a good beat, and he looks to really enjoy himself each time a new song gets set up.

A new Pennywise_Dance Twitter account was started and it's nothing but dancing Pennywise. Have you ever wondered if the creepy clown can dance to "Take On Me" by Norwegian group A-Ha? Well look no further because Pennywise can now be seen dancing to those iconic incredibly high vocal stylings of Morten Harket. Perhaps you'd like to see Pennywise dance to that incredibly annoying song, "Cotton Eye Joe" by Rednex. It's here and it might be the most frightening one out of the 27 songs currently available.

The point of the joke account is to prove that Pennywise will dance to just about anything you play for him. How about "Barbie Girl" by Norwegian group Aqua? No problem. Even though the videos are only 15 seconds long, this one gets to be more than a little tedious. Maybe you're sick of all the silly pop music and you want something that is both heavy and disturbing. Enter Marilyn Manson's mega hit, "The Beautiful People." This song works out particularly well thanks to the maniacal jazz/swing beat and the creepiness of Pennywise and Marilyn Manson. Seriously, this one almost works too well, like Pennywise actor Bill Skarsgard worked out a routine to "The Beautiful People" while filming IT.

The dancing videos are just the latest fad to capitalize on the enormous success of the first big screen adaptation of Stephen King's IT. Before the movie even came out, IT was an extremely popular meme that has been used for just about any occasion that you can think of. IT has broken into the mainstream and the new memes and dancing Pennywise videos are just rock-solid proof that Pennywise has become a worldwide phenomenon.

Your day or night is about to get a lot better once you devote the roughly 7 minutes it takes to get through all of the dancing Pennywise videos. And make sure you watch them all because it starts to become a complete obsession after a while. Lucky for you, we've compiled every single one of Pennywise's dance videos to some of the worst songs in popular music history with a few good ones thrown in for good measure. You can decide which one are bad or good. So, sit back, kick off your shoes and enjoy about 7 minutes of Pennywise the Dancing Clown proving to the world that he can and will dance to just about everything. Even "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" by Elton John.

Related Topics

  • Movie News
  • IT (2017)
  • IT Chapter Two (2019)
  • Horror

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The author is friends with Pennywise, but not friends with the head [FINISHED] - Vitya needs to go out


I was walking home, my neck was hurting, the music was playing, my headphones were flying (not, of course, as Pennywise suggests). In general, we all did something. nine0003

When I got home, I immediately fell off my feet. Literally. I opened the door to the apartment and fell. The door is wide open - come in, good fellow, when you want and whoever you want.

As soon as I got up, I took off my jacket and went to the kitchen to make myself another cup of tea. I calmly make tea, and then suddenly I hear how the damn neighbors turned on the music !!!! Not my favorite of course!!! I was about to go complain, but I heard a familiar tune. It was "Vitya needs to get out." I only listened to it once. And that is not completely. And then, I listened, I liked it. Well, I decided not to go to the neighbors. nine0003

Running into the hall, I jumped on the table and began to dance.

Now the song is ending and the next one is coming. But it's not her! And then I still went to the neighbors. Because don't fucking switch the music that I liked.

- Open the bastard! I'll get you out of the ground!!

I knocked with my hands, feet, heads, stomachs, breasts, thighs, sides. In general, everything you can. Finally, this faggot deigned to open the door for me. nine0003

- Why don't you open the door for me???!! And what you switched Vitya???!! RETURN VITYA, BITCH!!!

Vasya (let's call him that) began to calm me down, but he realized that it was useless only after half an hour.

He gave me a flash drive with Vitya on it, and I left. I threw Vitya on my laptop and again began to dance on the table. I'll take my flash drive. Vasya is still not against buit.

nine0366 It's already 3:29 and I'm still dancing and singing:


After a while, I got tired.

I decided to go out on the balcony to get some fresh (not quite) air. Here I am standing, breathing, and then I see that a red ball has just flown in front of my face. nine0003

- OOOOO! What clowns came to us?! How far are you on your way, fair maiden? How far are you going, beauty?

Penny got more and more annoyed. And it was visible. What about me? Nothing for me! I continue.

- Girl, girl, why are you silent? Are you dumb?
- I'll show you such a girl right now!

He yelled a little at the last words. nine0003

- Calm down, beautiful girl! Your lipstick is leaking.

I wiped off his makeup and ran to the apartment. Penny got angry and chased after me.

Outcome: I had a catch-up with a killer clown. But let's go like this, sho.

But then something happened that no one expected. I ran past the laptop, it fell on a blanket lying on the floor (why is the blanket on the floor all of a sudden ???), and turned on Vitya 🌚👌😆

I stopped and started dancing.

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