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Child's Play (2019)

R | | Horror | 21 June 2019 (USA)
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A mother gives her 13-year-old son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature, he also kills people who disobeyed Andy.

Director:

Lars Klevberg

Writers:

Tyler Burton Smith (screenplay by), Don Mancini (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aubrey Plaza ... Karen Barclay
Mark Hamill ... Chucky (voice)
Gabriel Bateman ... Andy Barclay
Tim Matheson ... Henry Kaslan
Brian Tyree Henry ... Detective Mike Norris
Beatrice Kitsos ... Falyn
David Lewis ... Shane
Trent Redekop ... Gabe
Ty Consiglio ... Pugg
Carlease Burke ... Doreen
Marlon Kazadi ... Omar
Mia Bella ... Screaming Little Girl
Kristin York ... Jane
Nicole Anthony ... Detective Willis
Nicholas Dohy ... Person in Store
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Storyline

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.

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Taglines:

More than a toy... he's your best friend. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror violence, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada | France

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

21 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Child's Play See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,094,594, 23 June 2019

Gross USA:

$29,208,403

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,921,615
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mark Hamilll previously voiced Chucky in the television series Robot Chicken (2005). The episode: Robot Chicken: Plastic Buffet (2005). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Doreen: [to Chucky] You Hobbit motherfucker!
Chucky: [insulted he sends her car straight into a parked vehicle] Heads up... BITCH
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits we hear Chucky chuckling insanely See more »

Connections

References Poltergeist III (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

The Buddi Song
Music and Lyrics by Bear McCready
Performed by Mark Hamill
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Disjointed and lame dialogue and plots points, censored violence, and an untimely remake.
14 July 2019 | by SvenstadtSee all my reviews

This movie is just a mess. The principal from The Breakfast Club is the CEO of the company that makes the 'Buddi' dolls. This is a poor attempt to update an 80's hit, where old-style dolls are outfitted with Wifi, and can control lights and TV's. The problem is that it shows people going to retail toy stores, which, as of 2019, are almost non-existent anymore! It has all the family and friendship cliches that are typical of modern movies. The violence often gets toned down, by changing camera angles so you can't see most of the violence. When you do see it, it is either too dark to make out, or happens too fast to get more than a brief blip of it. The children are like the ones in 'It': very annoying and acting unlike real kids would talk or act. The friendships seem forced at times, for the sake of moving the story along.


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