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Dolls (1987)

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A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.

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A group of travelers spend the night in the mansion of an elderly couple who are dollmakers. However, one of the travelers' children discovers that the dolls the couple makes are actually humans that the couple has miniaturized and turned into tools for their evil plans. Written by Anonymous

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doll | toy | storm | toy maker | gore | See All (40) »

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You're never too old to play with dolls until you're dead. See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

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September 1987 (Mexico)  »

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Stuart Gordon was, at one point, very interested in directing a sequel to this film. The initial storyline would have followed Judy and Ralph back to Boston, where Ralph would have indeed married Judy's mother and they would all become a family. One day Judy would receive a box sent from England that would contain the toy makers, Gabriel and Hilary, as dolls. See more »

Goofs

As Isabel is getting rammed against the floorboard headfirst, the amount of blood splatter on the wall does not match the blood on her face, and in the opposing shots the floorboard is clean. When she lays face down in the hallway, following, there is an ominous pool of blood about her head. As she raises her head, disheveled, some of the blood amount disappears. See more »

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Gabriel: What's the matter... afraid of the dark?
Judy Bower: No... afraid of what's in the dark.
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I'm in the Mood for Love
Music by Jimmy McHugh
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very creepy
25 October 2005 | by (dublin ireland) – See all my reviews

i first seen this film back in 1988 when i was 12 and it really scared the hell out of me so much so that i threw all my teddies out of my bedroom i swear it really freaked me out, i think what makes this film so scary is that it uses something as innocent as dolls and teddie bears and turns them into such evil incarnations in much the same way as the 2 little girls in the shining or the kid in the omen are used to scare us we assume anything childlike or innocent looking wont harm us and when that is turned on its head its very unnerving.i don't usually like horror films as they are usually full of teenagers and are very boring and to be honest quite silly yet i really liked this as it was so well filmed in this gloomy old mansion it put me in mind of the shinning with its sense of entrapment in a big old building and the acting was really very good especially by the little girl she was very convincing.i really recommend this film and i am always trying to come across it to purchase as it seems to have just vanished off the face of the earth but i keep my fingers crossed that they will release it on DVD soon.


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