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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chucky (voice)
Peter Haskell ...
Raymond Singer ...
Charles Meshack ...
Van Driver (as Charles C. Meshack)
Stuart Mabray ...
Matt Roe ...
Herbie Braha ...
Liquor Store Clerk (as Herb Braha)


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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Release Date:

9 November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brinquedo Assassino 2  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)


$28,501,605 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Andy carrying Chucky to the Good-Guy factory on his back is a parody of Star Wars VI where Luke Skywalker carries Yoda while he was doing his Jedi training. See more »


Andy's slippers disappear and reappear several times while he is tied to the bed. See more »


Phil: [throws broken pieces of antique onto table] Do any of you have anything to say about this?
Kyle: I think we should talk to a lawyer first.
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Kyle: I'm innocent.
Phil: Andy?
Andy Barclay: I didn't do it.
Phil: Okay, you leave me no choice. Until one of you fesses up you're both grounded.
Kyle: But I have a date tonight!
Phil: Sorry.
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Satisfactory sequel
31 August 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you never saw the first 'Child's Play' film... it's about a serial killer whose soul gets trapped inside a children's doll and then goes on to persecute the poor little boy (Andy Barclay) who buys him. Now, after sending the offending dolly back to hell, he's back again (you don't need to know how - basically the same way Freddy, Jason or Michael Myers always comes back - yet - again). And, guess what, Andy Barclay is top of his 'hit list.' Brad Dourif returns to voice the killer doll, Chucky, and he gets it right on the mark again. However, the story does get a little bit repetitive after a while. It focuses around no one believing Andy that his doll is alive (and evil), only to find they're proved wrong when the doll kills them in a grisly manner (rinse and repeat). Plus you can tell who's going to die a mile off - all the adults are pretty horrible and you won't really shed a tear when any of them get gutted. Then there are the lapses in physics, i.e. when a plastic doll can regularly overpower fully-grown adults.

However, despite all its flaw, Child's Play 2 just about does the job. If you liked the first one, this one does its best to keep the franchise going along the same lines. However, if you're new to the films, I'd start off with the first one (it's easily the best and scariest) before seeing if you want to watch this one, too.

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