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Child's Play 3 (1991)

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Chucky returns for revenge against Andy, the young boy who defeated him, and now a teenager living in a military academy.

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Jack Bender

Writers:

Don Mancini (characters), Don Mancini
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Whalin ... Andy Barclay
Perrey Reeves ... De Silva
Jeremy Sylvers ... Tyler
Travis Fine ... Shelton
Dean Jacobson Dean Jacobson ... Whitehurst
Brad Dourif ... Chucky (voice)
Peter Haskell ... Sullivan
Dakin Matthews ... Colonel Cochrane
Andrew Robinson ... Sergeant Botnick
Burke Byrnes ... Sergeant Clark
Matthew Walker Matthew Walker ... Ellis
Donna Eskra Donna Eskra ... Ivers
Edan Gross Edan Gross ... Good Guy Doll (voice)
Terry Wills Terry Wills ... Garbage Man
Richard Marion Richard Marion ... Patterson
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Storyline

It's been eight years since the events in the second film, we now see that Andy is a teenager who has been enrolled in a military school. Play Pals Toy Company decides to re-release its Good Guys line, feeling that after all this time, the bad publicity has died down. As they re-used old materials, the spirit of Charles Lee Ray once again comes to life. In his search for Andy, Chucky falls into the hands of a younger boy, and he realizes that it may be easier to transfer his soul into this unsuspecting child. Andy is the only one who knows what Chucky is up to, and it's now up to him to put a stop to it. Written by Phil Fernando

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Van kedved babázni? (Hungary) See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Child's Play III See more »

Filming Locations:

Valencia, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,718,940, 2 September 1991

Gross USA:

$14,960,255

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,560,255
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first film in the series that Chucky in doll form uses a gun as a weapon. See more »

Goofs

(at around 19 mins) The shadow of the boom mic pole is visible moving to the right of the door when Andy gets to his room for the first time. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sullivan: This is Andy Barclay. Eight years ago, he touched off the scandal that nearly crippled this company. Claiming his Good Guy doll, Chucky was possessed by... Charles Lee Ray, the notorious Lakeshore Strangler.
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Alternate Versions

Several scenes cut from original version appear in the USA Network's version:
  • Additional dialogue between president of Play Pal toys and his assistant at the very beginning.
  • Andy talking with Tyler on the bus taking them to Kent military school;
  • a scene with Andy and Tyler talking as Andy is going to his room. Tyler offers to play pool with him but Andy declines;
  • Andy and Whitehurst talking outside as they stand at attention just before Shelton steps into the picture;
  • Tyler telling Andy how bad his hair looks after they get haircuts.
  • Shelton catches Andy & Desilva kissing in woods during wargames.
  • After death of garbage man, scene in which Andy is sitting in class, contemplatively, teacher snaps him back into it.
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Connections

Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Bride of Chucky (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Solveig's Song
Composed by Edvard Grieg (as Edvard Greig)
Arranged by Walter Warren (as W. Warren)
Courtesy of Corelli/Jacobs Music
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I was an extra in C.P. 3
19 March 2005 | by illdunkonuSee all my reviews

In 1991 I was an unfortunate attendee of a crap military school, the now defunct Kemper Military School, in Boonville, Missouri. Somehow I managed to have good enough grades to be included in the extras cast, and I am prominently visible in 3 scenes.

Wow, did this movie suck, buy what else did you expect? It was, to say the least, a bizarre experience. To have all of these L.A. types dropped into the middle of B.F.E.

We had quite a few laughs at their expense, for some reason a large number of the crew bought fur caps (why?!?!) in Columbia and wore them during the filming, which was in the winter. We identified them as such, "Brown Fox Man", "Field Mouse Man", "Roadkill Beaver Man", etc. Considering the absolute hell-hole conditions we had endured at this school, this all came as some desperately needed comic relief.

The best part, the catering. I had lost roughly 15 lbs during the school year, and when they let the extras eat with the crew, we were overjoyed, I mean I can still taste the steak kabobs!

I haven't really been in touch with anyone from the school since I left after that one horrible year, which makes viewing the movie now all the more surreal, like a bad dream from a previous life. Not that I've seen it recently, I wouldn't spend my money on this piece of s#*t.

One note, I met the author, a Mr. Mancini, and I have to say he was a cool dude. Cheers all, but if any of you out there reading this were students there with me, go to hell.

"John Floofin"


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