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Child's Play (2019)

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Critic Consensus: 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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A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child's Play follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mother who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.

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Cast

Aubrey Plaza
as Karen Barclay
Brian Tyree Henry
as Detective Mike Norris
Gabriel Bateman
as Andy Barclay
Tim Matheson
as Henry Kaslan

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All Critics (192) | Top Critics (26)

I think they made a lot of good reasons for this [remake] to exist.

October 1, 2019 | Full Review…

At the very least, it achieves the baseline desire of a horror reboot: it's fun, it's scary, and it doesn't trample all over a legacy.

July 8, 2019 | Rating: 3/5

Even Aubrey Plaza and the voice of of Luke Sywalker (OK, it's Mark Hamill) as devil doll Chucky, can't save this botched reboot.

June 29, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

"Child's Play" is good humored and gratuitously gory but feels rushed, and oddly contained to its small world.

June 26, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…

This oddball blend of '80s nostalgia and contemporary humor never quite lands the smart-scary balance in its sights.

June 24, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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The violence is OTT but rarely feels cheap because the tone is so knowing.

June 23, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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