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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 ... 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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Chucky has a new playmate. 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the toys in Mr. Sullivan's penthouse office is a toy soldier laying prone with a bazooka, a subtle hint to the plot at Kent Military Academy. See more »

Goofs

(at around 4 mins) During the Play Pals meeting, slideshow photos of Andy and Charles Lee Ray are shown. All of these photos are publicity stills (or perhaps still frames) from the first Child's Play film, and not actual photos that should exist in the 'Child's Play' universe. 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

Followed by Curse of Chucky (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Chucky's Animated Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Mike Piccirillo (II)
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Really folks - it's *not* that bad a movie
20 October 2005 | by barracuta9See all my reviews

Gripping drama? Hell no.

Hilarious comedy? Nope.

Oscar Calaber Acting? Heh... yeah right.

But, really, this movie did not deserve to be slammed into the 3s. The movie had everything a mediocre early 90s horror movie should have - a plot you can follow without going cross-eyed, a few really gory death scenes and a pinch of humor. This movie won't make you roll on the ground laughing, but it will get your a chuckle here and there at Chucky's antics.

The young actors also pull performances that's beyond tolerable - it's flat out acceptable.

Absolutely great movie? No.

Absolutely horrible movie? No.

I was entertained and got exactly what I was looking for... thus it earns a 7 from me. You want a horrible horror movie that deserves its three - check out Leprachaun 4.


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