Child's Play

critic Reviews

63% Fresh Tomatometer Score63%
  • Child's Play updates an '80s horror icon for the Internet of Things era, with predictably gruesome -- and generally entertaining -- results.
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    Justin BrownMedium Popcorn
    This just wasn't a good movie to me. I liked the consciousness of the serial killer, but the AI just did not land.
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    Brandon CollinsMedium Popcorn
    Short, entertaining, stupid, absolutely insane. Could have been a lot worse, but it could've been way better.
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I think they made a lot of good reasons for this [remake] to exist.
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    Marc RicovFilm Inquiry
    While not as subversive as Holland's cult classic, Klevberg's polished version is a delightfully vicious ode to its campy origins, proving that a remake can be worthwhile if made with enough creativity and a current social awareness.
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    Stephen PorzioHeadStuff
    Despite how impressive the new Chucky looks - rendered with a blend of practical on-set puppet work and digital enhancements - he is never scary.
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    Joey KeoghWicked Horror
    Child's Play 2019 feels like little more than an uninspired, spiteful cash-grab meant to claw a big name Horror Icon away from the people who really care about it
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    Zoe Rose SmithZobo With A Shotgun
    Child's Play isn't going to win any Oscars, but it's a film that you're going to have a lot of fun with. There are laugh-out-loud moments, completely idiotic sections, plenty of creepiness and of course, our beloved Chucky.
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    Federico FurzanCinelipsis
    A fantastic ride of a movie. This is a different Chucky, and the era he was born in is just appropriate. [Full review in Spanish].
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    Melissa HannonHorror Geek Life
    'Child's Play' is entertaining and solid enough to stand on its own, with fun kills and a great cast.
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    Brian Lloydentertainment.ie
    You'll find yourself chuckling along at how gruesomely fun it all is, despite your best intentions not to.
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