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Bride of Chucky (1998)

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Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll.

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Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts, two eloping high-school graduates. Written by Rogers Cadenhead <rogers@prefect.com>

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doll | serial killer | murder | blood | gore | See more »

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This time, there's more to fear. See more »


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Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, language, some sexual content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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16 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Child's Play 4  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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£210,861 (UK) (18 June 1999)

Gross:

£526,510 (UK) (2 July 1999)
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In the opening scene Michael Myers' and Jason's masks (from the Halloween and Friday the 13th movies), Leatherface's chain saw (from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies), and Freddy Kruger's glove (from the Nightmare on Elm Street movies) are visible. See more »

Goofs

When Tiffany recreates Chucky, she places one of his eyeballs in backwards (we are in Chucky's head looking out through his eye socket and Tiffany places the eye's pupil in first to face us, but it should be facing her in order for it to look out and be able to see as it does later in the film). See more »

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Tiffany: Hello.
Bailey: Hey I'm on my way. And don't forget my money.
Tiffany: See you soon. And Bailey, don't you forget. Curiosity killed the cat.
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Silly but fun
6 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Chucky (the murderous doll from "Child's Play" and 2 crappy sequels) is dead. But his ex-girlfriend Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly) gets his remains and (using "Voodoo for Dummies") revives him. Then, through circumstances too convoluted to get into, SHE is killed and has her soul put into another doll! Together they fall in love and kidnap a nice couple (Nick Stabile, Katherine Heigl) to take them to Chuck's coffin to get an amulet to make Chucky and Tiffany real people again...

A lot better than it sounds. After the last two sequels to "Child's Play" (both of which were horrible) I was expecting the worst, but this actually was lots of fun. The movie doesn't take itself seriously for a second (seriously--how could it?) and the lines and situations are actually quite funny. Also there are a few VERY gory murders thrown in to satisfy us horror fans and the film never stops moving. The movie also has a few things usually not found in a horror movie--a gay best friend (Gordon Michael Woolvett) who is intelligent and not played for laughs and a sequence in which Stabile has his shirt off just to show his muscular body. John Ritter has a nice cameo too as a sheriff.

The acting is good--Stabile is young, VERY handsome and likable; Heigl doesn't have much to do but pulls it off and Brad Dourif (the voice of Chucky) and Tilly are hilarious as the murderous dolls. My favorite part is when the dolls have sex (don't ask) and she asks for a rubber and he responds, "But I'm MADE of rubber!" The special effects are good (no lousy CGI here) and this is one of the few horror films to mix humor and violence in an entertaining way. Well worth seeing. I give it a 9.


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