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10 Best Killer Doll Movies

11 March 2013 4:47 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

The killer dolly movie is an interesting sub genre of the horror film. It is one that I find particularly scary. I do not like the idea of inanimate objects coming to life, especially in dolly form, although I often wonder in these films when people are doing battle with miniature menaces why they don’t just kick them away or stamp on them.

The idea of the evil doll essentially comes from films such as The Great Gabbo (1929) and Dead of Night (1945) where ventriloquist dolls turn evil. Child’s Play (1988) gave us Chucky, the first killer dolly superstar who is still going strong today. It also spawned a heap of insipid imitations that ranged from good to barely tolerable.

I have picked ten films that I hope you will enjoy reading about, and if the doll in the corner of the room starts giving you the evil eye, just »

- Clare Simpson

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