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Will your 'It' costume be 'it' this year? Check out the most popular Halloween costumes of 2019

Will your 'It' costume be 'it' this year? Check out the most popular Halloween costumes of 2019

Are you worried that you’re the best dressed Harley Quinn at your Halloween party this year? Maybe you’re second-guessing your choice of Pennywise. 

Pennywise, from Stephen King’s “It” tops the list of most popular searches for Halloween costumes across the U.S. this year, according to Google’s Frightgeist. Clowns, superheroes, supervillains and 1980s nostalgia are big hits this season. 

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Here are the top 20 costumes according to the site as of Oct. 11:

  1. It
  2. Witch
  3. Spider-Man
  4. Dinosaur
  5. Descendants
  6. Clown
  7. Fortnite
  8. Chucky
  9. 1980s
  10. Unicorn
  11. Rabbit
  12. Pirate
  13. Stranger Things
  14. Mouse
  15. Harley Quinn
  16. Superhero
  17. Toy Story
  18. Princess
  19. Doll
  20. Mermaid

With the popularity of the opening of “Joker” over the Oct. 4 weekend, we’re anticipating that a costume in the style of Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal should rise from its current position of No. 27.


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Google’s Frightgeist has some interactive features to help you select your outfit this year: You can search the most popular costumes by geographical location as well as peruse the Costume Wizard feature that lets you plug in variables -- such as level of Spookiness or Uniqueness -- to help determine what would be your best costume idea this year.

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