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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.

Director:

Lars Klevberg

Writers:

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Matheson ... Henry Kaslan
Ben Andrusco-Daon ... Ben (Kid #1)
Zahra Anderson ... Mom
Serge Jaswal ... Dad
Ariana Nica ... Kid #2
Phoenix Ly Phoenix Ly ... Chien
Johnson Phan ... Supervisor
Eddie Flake ... Angry Customer
Trent Redekop ... Gabe
Gabriel Bateman ... Andy
Beatrice Kitsos ... Falyn
Ty Consiglio ... Pugg
Hannah Drew ... Disappointed Customer
Amro Majzoub ... Wes
David Lewis ... Shane
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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:

France | Canada | USA

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:

$44,902,237
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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 Hamill is also famous for doing the voice of the Joker in the DCAU, amongst others. Coincidentally, Brad Dourif, the original voice of Chucky, was considered for the part of the Joker in Batman (1989), but Warner Bros. overruled him. 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

[first lines]
Henry Kaslan: At Kaslan, we believe that happiness is about more than entertainment. It's about being known, understood, loved. Introducing you new best friend, Buddi.
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the credits; Chucky sings *The Buddi Song* but with more disturbing lyrics See more »


Soundtracks

Throwing Stones
Written & Performed by James Reese & Marlene King
Courtesy of Now-Again Records LLC
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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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