After the events of Seed of Chucky, Nica, a young woman forced to a wheelchair since birth, has to regroup her sister, Barb and her brother-in-law, Ian for a funeral after the death of her mother. While dealing with Barb, Ian, along with their 5-year-old daughter, Alice; Nica receives an odd package - a creepy doll. After people start showing up dead, the fearless Nica soon suspects that the creepy doll is much more than just a doll.Written by
With a runtime of 97 minutes, it is the longest film in the series. See more »
During the dinner scene it is implied Alice is the one who is eating the rat poisoned chili but Father Frank seems to be the one who is affected not Alice and Chucky was only seen putting rat poison in one bowl not two. This was an intentional narrative choice to mislead the audience. See more »
[doorbell rings; Nica sits occupied on her laptop, surfing travel websites]
[doorbell keeps ringing]
Nica, that's something at the door.
[Nica wheels herself away from her laptop and goes to answer the door]
What are you doing that's so important?
I was playing solitaire...
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In the unrated version, we see a cameo by Alex Vincent as a now grown up Andy Barclay. When Chucky comes out of Andy's package, he notices a military academy diploma, a picture of Kyle from "Child's Play 2" and notices Andy with Karen from the first "Child's Play" film. When Chucky notices Andy, he says "Andy!" and Andy pulls out a gun and replies "Play with this!" See more »
When Nica (Fiona Dourif) and her mother Sarah (Chantal Quesnelle) receive a package containing a doll named Chucky (voiced by Brad Dourif), they immediately think there is a mistake. After Chucky's arrival, Nica's mother is later found dead. Thinking it was a suicide, Nica's sister Barb (Danielle Bisutti), Barb's husband Ian (Brennan Elliot), their daughter Alice (Summer H. Howell), and Alice's nanny Jill (Maitland McConnell) come to her aid and for the funeral. Nica gives Chucky to Alice as a gift. However, as the night progresses, mysterious things begin to happen, and Nica thinks Chucky is behind it. In a race against time, Nica tries to piece together the mystery of Chucky and save her family. Chucky is back, and he's ready to bring things full circle.
The fifth sequel in the Child's Play series comes to us Straight to DVD. Though the production value clearly shows it should have been a theatrical release. It also directed by the director of the previous films Don Mancini. Curse of Chucky takes a break from the constant humor of Chucky and brings him back to being more menacing and frightening. Without giving too much away, the script for Curse of Chucky really does bring things full circle for the series. Brad Dourif as always delivers his voice talents for Chucky. Dourif real life daughter, plays the lead Nica, and I must say she gives quite the performance in this, especially in the final act. Apart from the Dourif family, the rest of the acting, while not bad, wasn't exactly impressive. It has some very nice-looking kills, but some of the kills in the previous entries were a bit more superior. What really makes Curse one of the better sequels in the series is the final act, as well as the ending, AND the post-credits scene, all of which will surely excite fans of the series. I would definitely say that Curse of Chucky is my favorite in the series after Bride of Chucky, and is definitely a gift to true fans of the films.
My rating: 8/10
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