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Child's Play 2 (1990)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  9 November 1990 (USA)
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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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9 November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brinquedo Assassino 2  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,501,605 (USA)
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Trivia

Don Mancini stated that in an early draft of his script, the film was set during the Christmas season; this would have explained why so many Good Guy dolls were in the factory during the finale. See more »

Goofs

After Chucky discovers he is trapped inside the doll's body he blames Andy for avoiding him but even if Chucky had managed to perform the chant in Andy's bedroom or the classroom as well as the basement the chant still wouldn't work as Chucky had spent 2 years in the same doll's body that got destroyed in the previous film. Had Chucky's soul been transfered to another Good-Guy doll as it was the case in the next film Chucky would presumably had been more successful. See more »

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Chucky: No! I'm turning human again? If I don't get out this body soon I'm screwed.
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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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