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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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Taglines:

Chucky goes Ballistic. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

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 12 mins) Chucky activates several toys around the Play Pals CEO's apartment to distract him, including two other Good Guy dolls. Chucky is the first Good Guy to be made since the toy's discontinuation eight years earlier, so these other dolls should not exist unless, for some reason, they've just been sitting there for eight years. 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 Bride of Chucky (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Calliope #1 & #2
Written by Charlotte Georg (as Peter Vanderlohren)
Courtesy of Ole Georg/Capitol Production Music
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A great addition to the series
31 August 2006 | by theotherjennSee all my reviews

I never watched the Chucky series in sequence. I never used to like them. I saw Seed of Chucky, Child's Play, Bride of Chucky, child's Play 2 and then Child's Play 3. Seeing as though this was the last that I watched. I really was into Chucky and I thought it was a great addition to the series, yes it's a bit "out there" but that's what's good about Chucky. I'm not particularly into the military thing but this movie made me appreciate it that bit more. I think it is good how it shows Andy still hasn't gotten over his phsycological problems and that he is still terrified of his old best friend. I liked this one better than the original and I love the lines that Chucky says. For those who don't think it's a good movie, I understand because I didn't enjoy it the first time I watched it but now that I have seen it more I love it!!


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