After moving to a new city, young Andy Barclay receives a special present from his mother -- a seemingly innocent Buddi doll that becomes his best friend. When the doll suddenly takes on a life of its own, Andy unites with other neighborhood children to stop the sinister toy from wreaking bloody havoc.
At one point, there was a plan for the Chucky dolls to have digital monitors built into their eyes. The little monitors would be programmed with animation and would have been able to look left, look right, change colors, and dilate. However, as they would have to be puppeteered on set, the monitor eyes would have added another puppeteer and potentially more shooting time to an already short production schedule, so the producers decided to animate Chucky's eyes digitally. Still, Todd Masters was excited about the potential for incorporating monitor eyes into an otherwise fully mechanical puppet and would love to use the technology for another character in the future. See more »
There are numerous Buddi toys involved in the chaos in the toy store at the end of the film, after Chucky hacks into them. It's not clear what happens to them, as Andy and Karen are faced only with Chucky a few minutes later. However, since Chucky has finally cornered Andy, controlling the other toys may no longer seem necessary. See more »
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Chucky for millenials in a high tech horror romp
More of a reboot than a remake, director Lars Klevberg offers an anti corporate / anti consumerist take on the 1988 original, in a story which writer Tyler Burton Smith says was heavily inspired by Spielberg's E.T. A family are terrorised by a malevolent high tech Buddi doll called Chucky (voiced by Luke Skywalker himself Mark Hamill), who is basically an Alexa device gone rogue, killing off characters and the family cat in various gory ways before going berserk on shoppers in a department store. It's a very self aware and smug take on the killer doll concept that downplays the horror in favour of humour and satire. The movie was promoted with a poster campaign that featured Chucky killing off characters from the Toy Story franchise, as it was released at the same time with Toy Story 4.
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