Overall Rank: 4826
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 223
Theatrical Release Date: 11/09/1988
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/09/2008
Genre: Horror, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Tom Holland
Actors: Catherine Hicks, Brad Dourif, Chris Sarandon, Tommy Swerdlow, Dinah Manoff, Alex Vincent
Plot: Charles Lee Ray, a serial killer on the run, is shot and dying when he performs a voodoo ritual to transfer his soul to a children's doll. This doll is then given to a small boy who fights for his life as the doll returns to Charles Lee Ray's killing ways.
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Hurricane2000 - wrote on 01/27/2020
Horror Classic With the famous killer doll and well done kills, Child’s Play is one you shouldn’t miss. Rating: Fresh
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/17/2019
A both funny and terrifying classic that gave life to horror's most famous killer doll.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 06/09/2014
The story is about a serial killer on the run, is shot and dying when he performs a voodoo ritual to transfer his soul to a children's doll. This doll is then given to a small boy who fights for his life as the doll returns to Charles Lee Ray's killing ways. This movie has some groovy scenes with the killer doll because it just looked weird every time it moved, But this movie is still enjoyable and the directing is good too.
Full Movie Reviews
Franz Patrick - wrote on 09/12/2008
When I was younger, I never thought dolls were creepy… until I saw this movie. The first time I saw this was when I was about six or seven years old. I was scared out of my wits but I couldn’t help but keep watching. More than ten years later, this is still one of my favourite movies because this is the film that made me fall in love with motion pictures. This picture was released more than twenty years ago but the jolts are still there. Three best scenes include: Chucky’s first kill, when the mother finds out that Chucky is alive, and the final showdown. Catherine Hicks, Alex Vincent, and Chris Sarandon all played plucky characters so it’s not hard to root for them. Hicks is especially good in this film because she gave various expressions that are perfect for certain scenes. …
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