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Dolly Dearest (1991)

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

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When Jessica shows her dad which doll she wants from the shelf, her dad tears the white cloth which is over the dolls, and in a close-up the white cloth is covering the doll next to the doll he is taking down, but in the following wideshot the cloth is fully off of the doll. See more »

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Jimmy Read: [Just before he shoots the doll] Play with this, bitch!
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FAIR SPECIAL EFFECTS, BUT NOT SCARY
21 November 1999 | by (Benbrook, Texas) – See all my reviews

This was one of those bad movies that had some good effects, but wasn't really scary, except to maybe a five year old.

The acting was good, but, the characters were annoying, and very stereotyped.

The life of the show was the terrific appearance of Rip Torn. He always seems to enjoy his work, and he has that kind of sarcastic side about him that you can chuckle at and not feel bad about it.

So good scares for the young or the faint-at-heart. Otherwise, just a standard possessed-doll-raising-hell-type movie.


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