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Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)

Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached... See full summary »

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Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter, Zoe, mistakes the puppet as a birthday present and grows really attached to her new doll friend. Suddenly, accidents begin to happen to those who cross Zoe. Zoe claims it's her Pinocchio doll. Zoe's therapist thinks otherwise. Soon Pinocchio and Zoe are conversing about his bad behavior. Pinnochio promises he'll behave if Zoe will cut his strings. Zoe complies, and the mysterious murders begin... Written by Humberto Amador

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Evil comes with strings attached

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Rated R for violence and terror, sex and nudity | See all certifications »

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7 October 1996 (USA)  »

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The Pinocchio Syndrome  »

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Trivia

Was written and filmed under the title "Pinocchio Syndrome", but producers retitled it "Pinocchio's Revenge" when the film was completed for unknown reasons. It was the directors intention to name it "Pinocchio Syndrome". See more »

Goofs

When Sophia gets out of the shower, she's dripping wet, her hair is soaked, but as she walks over to get a towel, the camera cuts to a different angle of her from behind and hair and body are completely dry. As she starts to towel off, her hair is suddenly wet again. See more »

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On-set Pinocchio wrangler ... Dana Klaren See more »


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Something For Nothing
Written & Performed by Dennis Michael Tenney
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This was scary! (psychologically speaking)
4 April 2010 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

Pinnochio's revenge came across to me as a competent movie when I saw it's theatrical trailer. And when I saw parts of it, it looked like a revival of Child's Play with a Pinnochio puppet. And when I saw the end, I couldn't believe what I just saw; it was so psychologically disturbing! I must say that every movie which has a doll in it has it's own twist which makes it interesting, suspenseful and entertaining.There were many unexpected parts in the movie which made this flick very impressive with some impressive shots which keep us in suspense and entertained. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes Child's Play and Dolly Dearest! =-)


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