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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 ... 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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Taglines:

Chucky Gets Lucky. 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 »

Parents Guide:

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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 »

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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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Chucky is explaining to Jesse about how they ended up in doll bodies he says "If it were a movie it would take 3 or 4 sequels just to do it justice". Bride of Chucky (1998) was preceded by Child's Play (1988), Child's Play 2 (1990) and Child's Play 3 (1991), and since this is the fourth Child's Play movie it was followed by three more sequels Seed of Chucky (2004), Curse of Chucky (2013) and Cult of Chucky (2017). See more »

Goofs

The Chucky doll's body style changes throughout the movie. When he is sitting next to Tiffany in her trailer and when Damien picks him up, his legs remain in a seated position, much like a G.I. Joe, but when Damien throws him, he lays flat like his limbs are limp like a rag doll. However, considering that Charles Lee Ray is controlling the doll's body, it is plausible that he chose these positions himself because he is always part human, he is never all doll. 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 »

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Performed by Stabbing Westward
Written by Christopher Hall (as C. Hall), Jim Sellers (as J. Sellers), Walter Flakus (as W. Flakus),
Andy Kubiszewski (as A. Kubiszewski)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Wicked fun!
27 June 1999 | by ChoiBabySee all my reviews

The soul of Satanic serial killer Charles Lee Ray is, by misfortune, incarcerated in the body of a seemingly innocuous doll. Ray's long time girlfriend, Tiffany (the seductive Jennifer Tilly) has found a book titled "Voodoo for Dummies." Now, she has called on the spirits of Hell to revive this left-for-dead doll...and to make him alive and well again!

When everything is botched in a misconstrued matter...Tiffany imminently finds herself in the body of another plastic doll as well. The two notorious murderers, known for their multiple crimes, fall in love again...and the world needs a prayer...

Yes, Chucky (voiced by Brad Dourif) the killer doll is back...and he's out for anyone's blood! Chucky's new bride Tiffany has also found herself enjoying all the twisted, creative murders Chucky has made. Chucky and Tiffany have one goal: to retrieve the "Heart of Omzilla," an amulet that will thus allow both of them to return to their former human selves...

You better watch out! Chucky is no more mister nice guy!

BRIDE OF CHUCKY is a sinister guilty pleasure! The Chucky franchise earns its much desperately needed (and deserved) revision. Thanks to Ronny Yu's (who has directed so many Hong Kong martial arts films) direction and the wizardry of special FX make-up artist Kevin Yagher, Chucky is livelier...and deadlier than ever. Yagher does a great job giving Chucky such human traits and attributes. Chucky is one demonic and realistic character whom I would NOT like to run into in a dark alley! Chucky himself looks especially deformed, with the appropriate stitches on his face and everything. For a pint size villain, he packs one mean attitude! Also, the facial expressions of the killer puppets Chucky and Tiffany are so bizarre, yet wonderfully genuine. One fact for sure, I was impressed by all the elaborate special effects... Hey, you must also adore the cogent and delightfully deviant love-hate relationship between Chucky and Tiffany.

John Ritter (!) is excellent (though unusually cast against type) as an uncompromising Security Chief Officer. Ritter should also earn an award for the best (and most unpredictable) demise. He certainly knows how to be dying in style! Brad Dourif really knows this Chucky character inside out. He delivers the wisecracks with impeccable timing before and after each killing. Alexis Arquette (THE WEDDING SINGER) is in top form as a "Goth" who encounters the devil doll. Jennifer Tilly is one fantastic, nefarious temptress.

There's plenty of bloodletting in this pleasantly entertaining (and sleazy) thriller. Lots of gory murders abound to keep bloodhounds ingratiated. This grotesquely violent and sanguinary film will easily scare away the squeamish. In addition, there are lots of cool (and sometimes subtle) references alluding to other horror flicks. I also learned from this movie that a person should not take love for granted.

BRIDE OF CHUCKY is an imaginative journey into everlasting terror. You will laugh and churn as you witness the brutal slayings as the consequences of this couple's rampage. If you appreciate dark, macabre humor, then this movie is perfect for you! By far the best film in this series. This movie is even better than the original CHILD'S PLAY ...

RATING: **1/2 out of ****.


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