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Child's Play (1988)

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Starring (View all)
Catherine Hicks Catherine Hicks
Karen Barclay
Chris Sarandon Chris Sarandon
Mike Norris
Alex Vincent Alex Vincent
Andy Barclay
Brad Dourif Brad Dourif
Charles Lee Ray / Chucky
Dinah Manoff Dinah Manoff
Maggie Peterson
Tommy Swerdlow Tommy Swerdlow
Jack Santos
Jack Colvin Jack Colvin
Dr. Ardmore
Neil Giuntoli Neil Giuntoli
Eddie Caputo


Written by (View all)
Don Mancini Don Mancini
(story)
John Lafia John Lafia
(screenplay) and


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An average movie

6 years, 7 months ago at Mar 21 16:29
Since this horror flick had a pretty good reputation, I was quite eager to check it out. Eventually, to be honest, I had some rather mix feelings about the whole thing. Indeed, in my opinion, it was not really scary and, above all, when you think about it for a minute, it has in fact a rather stupid premise which I found rather difficult to take seriously. Indeed, even though a doll can look prett... read more
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Young Andy Barclay gets the doll he wanted. However, he did not know it was alive!
Release date: 9 November 1988
UPC: 027616750426
Tags: Horror (33), Chucky (13), Voodoo (12), Serial Killer (11), Doll (11), 1980s (9), 1988 (8), Murder (8), Slasher (8), Catherine Hicks (7), Good Guy (6), Friend To The End (6), (4), Supernatural (4), Chicago Illinois (3), Birthday (3), Possession (3), Flour (3), Child's Point Of View (2), Body Landing On Car (2)
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