Child's Play



A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

  1. Tom Holland

    Director, Screenplay

  2. John Lafia


  3. Don Mancini


Top Billed Cast

  1. Catherine Hicks

    Catherine Hicks

    Karen Barclay

  2. Chris Sarandon

    Chris Sarandon

    Mike Norris

  3. Alex Vincent

    Alex Vincent

    Andy Barclay

  4. Brad Dourif

    Brad Dourif

    Charles Lee Ray/Chucky

  5. Dinah Manoff

    Dinah Manoff

    Maggie Peterson

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Child's Play
Child's Play



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 8, 1988


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 27m

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue $44,196,684.00

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