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Child's Play 2 (1990)

While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.



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


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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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


David Kirschner presented Don Mancini the idea of making the setting a foster home. See more »


The position of the flowers behind Chucky, as he sits on the garden cart, change. See more »


Andy Barclay: Kyle, do you miss your mom and dad?
Kyle: I don't know.
Andy Barclay: Well, where are they?
Kyle: My dad left before I was born. And my mother put me up for adoption when I was three.
Andy Barclay: Do you remember her?
Kyle: I make it a point to forget. It's easier that way. Break time. Move over.
[sits down on swing]
Andy Barclay: Want a push?
Kyle: No thank you.
Andy Barclay: Come on, it's fun.
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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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