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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.

Director:

Ronny Yu

Writers:

Don Mancini (characters), Don Mancini
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Tilly ... Tiffany
Brad Dourif ... Chucky (voice)
Katherine Heigl ... Jade
Nick Stabile ... Jesse
Alexis Arquette ... Damien
Gordon Michael Woolvett ... David
John Ritter ... Chief Warren Kincaid
Lawrence Dane ... Lt. Preston
Michael Louis Johnson Michael Louis Johnson ... Norton
James Gallanders ... Russ
Janet Kidder ... Diane
Vince Corazza ... Bailey (as Vincent Corazza)
Kathy Najimy ... Motel Maid
Park Bench Park Bench ... Stoner
Emily Weedon Emily Weedon ... Girl at One-Stop
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Storyline

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

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Universal

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Child's Play 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,830,855, 18 October 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$32,383,850

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,288,000
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Sound Mix:

DTS (Digital DTS Sound)| Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At around 17 mins. Chucky twisting his head around all the way in front of Damien is an obvious reference to The Exorcist (1973) coincidentally Brad Dourif (Chucky) was in The Exorcist III (1990) as the Gemini killer who also makes a reference to Child's Play (1988) in that movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 22 mins) Tiffany locks Chucky in a playpen that rolls in and out from under a lid. However, nothing actually attaches the playpen to the lid, so when Tiffany puts a padlock onto the top of the lid to keep Chucky subdued, it technically wouldn't do anything to keep the playpen from rolling out. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tiffany: [on phone] Hello.
Bailey: Hey I'm on my way. And don't forget my money.
Tiffany: See you soon. And Bailey, don't you forget.
[Bailey nearly gets into an accident from glancing at the bag]
Tiffany: Curiosity killed the cat.
[she laughs]
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Crazy Credits

At one point during the credits, you can hear Tiffany say "We belong dead", and at the very end, after a rock'n roll song is played, Chucky says "That's more like it", followed by his evil laughter. See more »

Alternate Versions

This scene was altered: When Officer Norton pulls over Jesse and Jade, when he finds the drugs in Jesse's van, he slams Jesse against the van and says "You're in alot of trouble, kid, now don't you fucking move!" was changed to Norton just walking to his car, grabbing the drug bag and telling Jesse not to move, leaving out the word 'fucking'. See more »

Connections

Featured in Best! Movies! Ever!: Sex Scenes (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Blisters
Performed by Coal Chamber
Written by Dez Fafara (as B. Dez Fafara), Miguel Rascon, Rayna Foss, Mike Cox (as Mike Cos)
Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
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User Reviews

The many deaths of Chucky.
8 April 1999 | by Weirdo-xSee all my reviews

Well, as you can see, everyone's favorite blue overalls-wearing psychopathic doll has survived for a fourth installment. An excellent fourth installment, at that. I was very impressed with this one, especially after the "dullness" of Part 3 that got me completely bored that I doubted that there would even be any more sequels. . . Boy, was I wrong. But it just seems that in "Bride of Chucky" you actually feel some chemistry going on between him and Tiffany. Not only that, but it always seems that in the "Child's Play" series you could never really tell if Chucky's dead or not, whether he's shot in the heart, exploded into bits of pieces, or hacked up in a huge fan.

This film also includes some memorable scenes, for example, the stunning segment where that guy gets blown to bits by getting hit by that huge truck. Pure genius from the film's screenwriter, and creator of characters, Don Mancini.

Yes, shocking was the movie, the ending especially. Some good dialogue, a great plotline, pulse pounding suspense, and a hard-hitting soundtrack, "Bride of Chucky" promises everything the previews do and may become a famous pick-out in the horror genre. Highly reccomended for die-hard fans of the "Child's Play" series.


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