Is Pennywise a rip off of Freddy Krueger?

Posted: September 2, 2019, 11:28
In an interview with Eli Roth Quentin Tarantino says IT is a rip off of A Nightmare on Elm Street. I guess it’s true that both Pennywise and Freddy are boogeymen but other than that I think Tarantino is way off. What do you think?

Thanks to Herbert West