Curse of Chucky (2013)
Average Rating: 6.1/10
Reviews Counted: 15
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Average Rating: 3.4/5
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Serial killer Charles Lee Ray once again returns in the form of a "Good Guy" doll in this sixth installment of the Child's Play franchise. Series creator Don Mancini returns to direct from his own script, which finds Chucky in the home of a fractured family with whom he has a decades-old grudge with. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
Oct 8, 2013
Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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[It] isn't just the most atmospheric and scary Chucky film, it's one of the most confident and successful American horror movies of the 2010s.
By grounding the film in a haunted house-style horror movie and making Chucky a creepy doll again, while still maintaining the warped humor that the first three films had, it may deliver the best film in the franchise.
There's something to be said for going back to old-school scares once the self-mocking silliness dries up.
The Child's Play franchise...makes a surprising, successful reversal with Curse Of Chucky, the franchise's serious-minded, at times even dour fifth sequel.
Serves as a really good and entertaining book end for the end of the series...
After nine years, Chucky is finally back in his proper element, and that's reason enough for any horror fan to rejoice.
Curse Of Chucky is a vicious return to form for one of horror's most legendary icons, terrorizing victims in the purest, darkest form of criminal insanity.
Despite the return of Brad Douriff as the voice of Chucky and writer-director Don Mancini, this installment lacks the humor or thrills of the films that went before.
There's nothing here to indicate that the current iteration of Chucky contains enough life to stalk though anything more than a string of middling direct-to-video sequels.
Curse can't shake its groggy DTV presentation, feeling like a cheap experiment to see if the faithful will follow the series now that theatrical demand has passed.
Curse of Chucky is nicely restrained, eking out suspense and building characters before all voodoo hell breaks loose.
the film, unfolding for the most part in a veritable doll's house, is certainly a stylishly twisted unpeeling of its antagonist's strange history.
This may be nothing more than a low-budget horror sequel, yet it is one that is much better than the straight-to-video label would lead you to believe.
Audience Reviews for Curse of Chucky
- Chucky: Twenty-five years. Since then, a lot of families have come and gone. The Barclays, the Kincaids, the Tillys. But Nica, your family was always my favourite and now your the last one standing! So to speak.You know, you remind me a lot of Andy Barclay. He was a whiney little bitch just like you.
- Nica: Did you kill him too?
- Chucky: More or less. I killed his Childhood. And the truth is, I killed you 25 years ago too, haven't I Nica? This isn't living. You can't call *this* living; you've just been on life support. Time to pull the fucking plug!
- Nica: So you never actually killed Andy Barclay? Did you?
- Chucky: What?
- Chucky: Twenty-five years. Since then, a lot of families have come and gone. The Barclays, the Kincaids, the Tillys. But Nica, your family was always my favorite. And now... you're the last one standing. So to speak.
- Chucky: Women. Can't live with 'em. Period.
- Chucky: Life is short! Hahaha!
- Chucky: It's time to play.
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