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Making Contact (1985)

Joey (original title)
When Joey's dad dies Joey is starting to act strange. He's got psychic powers. He can talk to him on the phone! His red toy telephone! But what he doesn't know is that he is not talking to ... See full summary »

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Joshua Morrell ...
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Joel Kleinman
Berit Morrell
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When Joey's dad dies Joey is starting to act strange. He's got psychic powers. He can talk to him on the phone! His red toy telephone! But what he doesn't know is that he is not talking to his dad. He is talking to an evil dummy and the evil dummy is starting to make Joey's world a living nightmare. Written by Matthew Chmiel <J0HNNYRICO@aol.com>

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Only he can see it. Only he shares its magic. Only he knows the danger. See more »


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Budget: $1.5 million. See more »

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The name 'Josh' is written on Joey's backpack. 'Josh' is the name of the actor who plays Joey. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) See more »

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Not exactly scary.
15 December 2006 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Now I have to admit it... "Joey" gave me the creeps as a child. Before watching it in recent times, I thought about it as a chilling, fairy tale of terror.

Now, to be objective, "Joey" is a movie that should be enjoyed by a younger audience because it's indeed a movie directed for a younger audience. Not to be redundant but as a kid you are easily impressed and scared by things like talking dummies or evil dolls.

"Joey" isn't meant to be scary and now as a grown-up I can only recommend it for a younger audience or for fans of movies involving dummies.

Still, I am pleased with the good memories I have towards this movie.


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