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Dolly Dearest (1991)

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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This is the movie 12-year-old Katie Romanek was watching right before she was abducted in 1994. This case was covered in the FBI Files episode "When Seconds Count", season 4, episode 17. A state-wide manhunt immediately began and the child was find alive and well several hours later. Her 25-year-old kidnapper was apprehended not long after. See more »

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When Jessica attacks her mom, the shotgun is dropped and slides along. As it slides, the tape mark it hits is visible. See more »

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Dolly: Jessie, now we can play!
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Referenced in Danza Macabra See more »

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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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