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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)  »

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Brinquedo Assassino 2  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,501,605 (USA)
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All of Brad Dourif's voice-over work for Chucky was recorded in advance so they could match up Chucky's mouth with the words. Because of this, Dourif rarely appeared on set. Instead, recordings of his voice would be played back for Alex Vincent to go by. See more »

Goofs

The production of the new dolls seem to be mixed up. The new dolls have their hair attached to their heads and they didn't have their clothes on. But there was a shot of the dolls going through the machine and they come out with clothes on but they didn't have their hair attached yet. See more »

Quotes

Kyle: [sarcastically] This is exactly how I wanted to spend my day off. Thanks a lot.
Andy Barclay: But I didn't break the statue. I swear.
Kyle: Maybe it just fell huh?
Andy Barclay: Hey, wanna hear me say your name backwards? Kyle.
Kyle: Hold this.
[hands Andy her cigarette]
Kyle: Give me that!
[takes cigarette back from Andy]
Kyle: What the hell do you think your doing?
Andy Barclay: I wanted to taste it.
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Chucky Has His Energizers!
16 December 2001 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

Chucky, the sweet-faced lovable little doll filled with the soul of a voodoo loving serial killer, is back in his second feature, aptly if not originally named Child's Play 2. The only other member of the cast of the original film to return is the young Alex Vincent as the boy Chucky must kill so as to not permanently be imprisoned in the body of the doll. Brad Douriff is back as the maniacal voice of the pint-sized murderer. What you would expect from a sequel of this caliber is pretty much what you get. Little plot, little characterization, lots of killing, lots of blood, lots of gore effects, and a Chucky that comes back, comes back, comes back, comes back, and comes back. I got so tired of watching Chucky come out of situations where he was supposed to be 'dead" that it was like a test of endurance for my common sense. Vincent does a good job with his role, but the film really lacks from the freshness and individuality of the original film's characters. I don't know why people that make horror sequels always think it is just the gore and blood which makes the first film popular. They are integral parts, but the film probably(not always) has other elements that appeal to people over 15. This sequel eliminates those elements and makes it very clear that its intended audience is between 15-19. Pity, because I found the first film very effective and slightly intelligent on one level. This film is really nothing more than one killing after another until we get to the factory where other Chuckies are made and the real nonsense begins in what has to be one of the most ridiculous finales of a horror film I have seen in some time. Now it sounds like I am really bashing this film...and I am...but one small concession on my part is that the film moves by quickly and is entertaining on a bad its good level.


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