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Child's Play 2 (1990)

While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

Director:

John Lafia

Writers:

Don Mancini (characters), Don Mancini
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Vincent ... Andy Barclay
Jenny Agutter ... Joanne Simpson
Gerrit Graham ... Phil Simpson
Christine Elise ... Kyle
Brad Dourif ... Chucky (voice)
Grace Zabriskie ... Grace Poole
Peter Haskell ... Sullivan
Beth Grant ... Miss Kettlewell
Greg Germann ... Mattson
Raymond Singer ... Social Worker
Charles Meshack Charles Meshack ... Van Driver (as Charles C. Meshack)
Stuart Mabray Stuart Mabray ... Homicide Investigator
Matt Roe Matt Roe ... Policeman in Car
Herbie Braha ... Liquor Store Clerk (as Herb Braha)
Don Pugsley ... Technician
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Andy Barclay has been placed in a foster home after the tragic events of the first film, since his mother was committed. In an attempt to save their reputation, the manufacturers of Chucky reconstruct the killer doll, to prove to the public that nothing was wrong with it in the first place. In doing so, they also bring the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray back to life. As Chucky tries to locate Andy, the body count rises. Will Andy be able to escape, or will Chucky succeed in possessing his body? Written by Phil Fernando

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Horror | Thriller

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In the novelization Chucky muses in his internal monologue about the advantages of his doll body and how it puts him at perfect height for "slashing people's legs, cutting them just behind the knees or severing their tendons". See more »

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When Kyle walks up the stairs you see a thread ball lying about halfway down the stairs. If a thread ball started rolling down the stairs, it would continue rolling to the bottom of the stairs. See more »

Quotes

Phil: For crying out loud, Joanne! The child needs professional help!
Joanne: Oh, stop pretending like you're worried about Andy. You never wanted him in the first place.
Phil: That's not true.
Joanne: So what are you suggesting we do? Send him back?
Phil: Well, you don't have to make it sound so horrible!
Joanne: Do you have any idea how traumatic this could be for him?
Phil: Traumatic? For whom Joanne? For him or for you? If that kid stays here he's gonna tear this family apart!
Joanne: Family? Is this what you call a family? Families just don't give up ...
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Alternate Versions

The bootleg workprint contained graphic shots of the teacher being killed. See more »

Connections

References Moonstruck (1987) See more »

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New China
Written and Performed by Vox Populi International
Produced by John Stanley
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Great sequel in my opinion my favorite horror film in the series
18 August 2017 | by ivo-cobra8See all my reviews

This film is my all time favorite film in the Chucky film franchise and in my opinion it is a great sequel. Is it better than the original of course no but it is definitely my favorite because it has a happy ending better than the first one. I love the two main heroes in this film Alex Vincent and Christine Elise. This film in my opinion was way better than A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors in my opinion. Nightmare 3 is most people favorite film in the Freddy franchise but is not mine and I just don't feel to be my favorite film of all time.

This was my first film actually I saw this film in the 90's when I was in the second grade this movie scared the hell out of me. I really believed that my mom's doll will come alive and try to get me like Chucky tried to get Andy and put his soul in it. I love this movie to death I love how they resurrected Chucky back in this film. Just like the film producers resurrected Jason back to live in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives and I love this slasher film, It is really dark, creepy and scary enough.

Catherine Hicks and Chris Sarandon did not return for this sequel and also Tom Holland did not return to direct this film, but it was directed by John Lafia who also helped to write the script for the first film and I think he did a good job directing it. Alex Vincent and Brad Dourif were the only two actors from the first film who return to reprise their roles to the sequel after this Alex Vincent never returned to play his role in any other sequels. To me he is Tommy Jarvis from Friday the 13th, Corey Feldman never returned to play the next sequels Friday the 13th ever again.

So yea I have easily root for Andy and Kyle (Christine Elise), F*** You Chucky the killer doll. We also have Jenny Agutter in this film from An American Werewolf in London and she still looks young even tough that film was filmed 9 years before these film was released. Christine Elise from 21 Jump Street (1987) TV series Season 4 Episode 8 Out of Control is in this film and her only film debut. Grace Zabriskie from Twin Peaks is also in this film so we have two actresses who played before in a horror movie and in the horror TV series that is really a surprise.

What I love about this film is Andy and Kyle even tough they weren't real brother and sister they were adopted when but Kyle found out that Chucky the doll is alive and want's Andy dead, she drops everything and rush in to fight with Chucky and to race against time to stop Chuck once and for all. The ending was happy and I like happy endings in the horror films.

Why did I say I think this film is better sequel in my opinion then A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors? Because I don't like Patricia Arquette in the film to me her character Kristin Parker was useless! She did not stop Freddy when she was a Dream Warrior but Dr. Neil Gordon stopped him when he sent Freddy back to hell and Nancy Thompson sacrifice her self only to be killed off. She saved Kristen Parker's ass. I think Klye (Christine Elise) from Child's Play 2 would have kicked her ass. I love the last fight in the Good Guy doll factory and I love how they f***** Chucky but that son of a bitch was still kicking around, Andy spilled acid on him and he was still alive I love that. I love the chemistry between Andy and Kyle I love character Andy Barclay to death.

The plot is about Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky is resurrected and he is back, determined to claim Andy's soul.

This movie is fast paced, intense, scary well executed and entertaining well done horror flick from the 90's. I recommend every horror fan to see this film it is well done. It has a good kills and it is also a funny a little.

I haven't seen this film in 10 years but I finally re watch it A+ 9/10 my all time favorite Chucky film. NOTE: They don't make films today like this anymore!

Child's Play 2 is a 1990 American supernatural slasher film and the sequel to Child's Play, written by Don Mancini and directed by John Lafia, who one of co-writers in the first film.

9/10 Grade: A+ Studio: Universal Pictures Starring: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise, Grace Zabriskie, Brad Dourif Director: John Lafia Producer: David Kirschner Writer: Don Mancini Based on Characters by Don Mancini Rated: R Running Time: 1 Hrs. 24 Mins. Budget: $13.000.000 Box Office: $35,763,605


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,718,520, 11 November 1990

Gross USA:

$28,501,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$35,763,605
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Version) | (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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