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Dolly Dearest (1991)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  18 October 1991 (USA)
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An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toy factory happens to be next to a Sanzian grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit.

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An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toy factory happens to be next to a Sanzian grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit. Written by Jan Teekman <janteekman@hotmail.com>

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To Dolly, slaughtering adults is 'child's play.' See more »

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Rated R for horror violence | See all certifications »

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Had a brief theatrical run in the midwest before its May 1992 video release. See more »

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When Karl Resnick is looking at the photos of the crypt in his office, he looks at one with a magnifying glass. Then in the following wideshot he puts the photos into an envelope, but the one at the top of the pile which he was previously looking at it now a different one. See more »

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Dolly: Jessie, now we can play!
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It's Not A Killer Doll Film. It's Something Else.....
14 December 2006 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

Dolly Dearest,however, comes across to most people as a "Child's Play Rip-Off" and a "Cheesey Low-Budget Horror Movie" when in fact, it's neither of what they think it is! Dolly Dearest is actually a very clever film produced with original ideas. It doesn't copy Child's Play that much because, the Dollies are not killer dolls, they are possessed by a devilish spirit that "wants children and would do anything to spread it's word to the children". Therefore, the evil spirit takes the form of toys because, it knows that children love dolls (mainly little girls). And it is an easier way to get to children and possess them and turn them into the "Sanzia Devil Child", just like what happened to little Jessica in this movie.

If my review doesn't agree with you, that's OK! Because you are entitled to your opinion. If you don't, I suggest you watch it a couple of times and let your imagination run wild because, I think the idea of this film is mainly left to the imagination.


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