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Child's Play 2 (1990)

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Chucky's back as the doll possessed by the soul of a serial killer, butchering all who stand in his way of possessing the body of a boy.

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Andy Barclay has been placed in a foster home after the tragic events of the first film, since his mother was committed. In an attempt to save their reputation, the manufacturers of Chucky reconstruct the killer doll, to prove to the public that nothing was wrong with it in the first place. In doing so, they also bring the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray back to life. As Chucky tries to locate Andy, the body count rises. Will Andy be able to escape, or will Chucky succeed in possessing his body? Written by Phil Fernando

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Sorry Jack... Chucky's back! See more »


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9 November 1990 (USA)  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,501,605 (USA)
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Trivia

Adam Wylie's first film role. See more »

Goofs

Behind Grace Pool, when Chucky stabs her. See more »

Quotes

Phil: Andy what's this all about?
Andy Barclay: Chucky followed me to school. He tried to get me again, so I ran home.
Phil: Do you have any idea what he's talking about?
Joanne: His teacher called. Said she was keeping him after school for detention. She said he wrote an obscenity on his paper.
Andy Barclay: Chucky did it.
Phil: Alright Andy. Now this is going to stop. I will not allow this foolishness in my house. Do you hear me? Now open the door.
Joanne: Phil.
Phil: Joanne please. Open the door. Open it!
[Andy looks back up at him]
Phil: OPEN IT!
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Creepy follow-up
20 July 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Child's Play 2" is the first sequel to the popular 1988 original. The first film was a very entertaining horror film. The second movie in the series isn't as good, but it's not real bad either. However, the filmmakers took the gory route for this one. All the graphic violence makes it less effective. The first movie worked so well because it kept the violence down to a minimal. Oh the first film was violent, but not as violent as this one. But it's stylish look somehow makes it watchable. And, like the original, it's entertaining to watch. Young Alex Vincent reprises his role from the original as Andy Barclay, the boy who in this movie goes to live with foster parents while his mother seeks psychiatric help (from the events in "Child's Play"). Andy himself still isn't all together, and when Chucky the killer doll re-enters his life again, watch out! "Child's Play 2" may not be as good as "Child's Play", but it sure is better than the next movie in the series, "Child's Play 3" (which I thought was awful). I haven't seen the fourth movie yet ("Bride of Chucky"), so I can't voice my opinion on that one at the moment.

**1/2 (out of four)


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