Child's Play

Synopsis: When Charles Lee Ray needs to get quick escape from cop Mike Norris, he takes his soul and buries it into playful, seemingly good guy doll Chucky. Little does he know a little boy by the name of Andy Barclay will be the new owner of him soon-to-come. Charles confides in Andy while he commits numerous murders. Once the adults accept Andy's story as truth, it's too late.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Tom Holland
Production: United Artists
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.6
Metacritic:
58
Rotten Tomatoes:
67%
R
Year:
1988
87 min
111 Views

I got the strangler!

Wabash and Van Buren!

Oh, shit.

Oh, shit!

Jack, get the van.

Eddie, help me!

Eddie, don't leave me!

God, no!

Give it up, Ray!

It's over!

Oh, God, I'm dying.

You hear this,

you son of a bitch?

I'm gonna get you for it!

I'm gonna get you...

and I'm gonna get Eddie...

no matter what!

I gotta find somebody.

I don't know. I gotta find somebody.

Give me the power,

I beg of you!

I have no friends.

No one will play with me.

Uh-oh. There's a friend in need.

Hey, cheer up.

- Who are you?

- I'm a Good Guy.

I've just come

from the Good Guy clubhouse...

and I'll be your friend

to the end.

You will?

You mean you'll be my friend now?

Sure, I will.

Hidey-ho.

I saw this one.

All right, Good Guys,

that's our ''Good Guy Show'' for today...

but don't go away...

because we've got a very important

Good Guy message...

just for you.

Hi, Good Guys.

Boy, have I got news for you.

Now you can have your very own

Good Guy doll.

That's right.

You can have all the adventures...

we have on TV

in your very own home.

Good Guys say

three different sentences.

We even turn our heads

and blink our eyes when you talk to us.

Right, Oscar?

Hi, I'm Oscar,

and I'm your friend to the end.

Hidey-ho!

Wow!

Every Good Guy has a name

all his own...

so he can be

your very own best friend.

So remember to tell Mom and Dad

you want a Good Guy.

Perfect for birthdays

or just any old time.

And remember, you can buy...

all our Good Guy accessories too.

- Right, Oscar?

- Right.

Brought to you exclusively

by Play Pals...

makers of Good Guys

and other fine toys.

Found in toy stores

throughout the greater Chicago area.

Mommy, wake up!

- What time is it, Andy?

- Wake up.

It's only 6:
30 in the morning.

But it's a beautiful day outside.

See?

It certainly is.

How long you been up, birthday boy?

Since forever.

I made you breakfast in bed.

You did? Oh, God.

Well, thanks.

Well, this looks just excellent.

I'll tell you what.

Why don't I eat this

just a little later, okay?

But first I gotta give you

your super-duper birthday tummy-gummy.

Come here. Come here.

That's one. How many years

old are you today? Two.

Happy birthday, pumpkin.

Thanks. Can we open

my presents now, Mommy?

- Yes, we can.

- Terrific!

Good morning, Chicago.

Leading off at this hour...

Charles Lee Ray,

the notorious Lake Shore Strangler...

was shot and killed shortly before 3:00

a.m. this morning on Wabash Avenue.

Can I open this first, Mommy?

Andy, don't you want to start

with the smaller one first?

Okay, go ahead.

Well, what do you think?

You need these clothes so badly.

I think they're gonna be okay.

We'll just take them up a couple inches.

- What's the matter?

- Nothing.

I know.

You want some toys, don't you?

Not boring old clothes.

Try the other one.

What do you think?

I want a Good Guy to go with it.

I know you do, Andy,

but I didn't know about it...

in time this month

to save up for it.

- Karen.

- Hi.

You know that doll you wanted

for Andy? It cost 100 bucks.

There was a peddler in the alley behind

the store and I think he's got one.

- Why would a peddler have a doll?

- Grab your purse. We can get a deal.

- I can't leave.

- Do you want it or not?

- Of course.

- Then come on.

There he is.

Okay, show her.

Well, is it a Good Guy or not?

It is.

- Well, I told you.

- How much do you want?

- Fifty bucks.

- Ten and not a penny more.

- Thirty.

- That thing is not worth thirty.

Take it or leave it.

Somebody else will buy it.

- Take it.

- It's too much money.

No, it isn't. You have no idea

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