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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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A doll with a bad attitude. See more »

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Rated R for horror violence | See all certifications »

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One of the production-used dolls was auctioned off on eBay. See more »

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The family's last name is repeatedly stated as "Wade" in the film and even appears on some of the boxes in the doll factory. However, the end credits list it as "Read". See more »

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Dolly: Oh, goody, we're going for a ride!
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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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