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Dolly Dearest (1992)

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An ancient evil escapes its captivity in a Mayan temple in Mexico, kills the archaeologists who unearth it, and heads straight for a toy factory, which is eventually taken over by a new American owner (Sam Bottoms) and refurbished. When the owner's daughter (Candy Houston) discovers one of the previous owner's doll creations and brings it home, she soon develops a strangely intense attachment to her new toy. The family's superstitious housekeeper begins to suspect demonic work afoot... and is promptly dispatched by the doll. Another archaeologist (Rip Torn) attempts to further his predecessor's research into the demon's origins and finds that the evil force was conjured centuries ago by a black-magic cult, whose members aspired to breed a hybrid of man and demon. The little girl's parents refuse to accept this theory... until they come face-to-face with an army of the malevolent dolls, all of which are under the man-beast's control. A decent but obvious riff on Child's Play, this also makes a few chilling nods to Trilogy of Terror's rampaging Zuni doll segment, and the dollies are suitably spooky.more
Rating: R
Genre: Horror
Directed By: ,
Written By: Maria Lease, Rod Nave
On DVD: Sep 20, 2005
Runtime:
Trimark Pictures

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Cast

Samuel Bottoms
as Eliot Reed
Candy Hutson
as Jessica
Rip Torn
as Dr. Resnick
Ed Gale
as Dolly
Brass Adams
as Bob Larabe
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Critic Reviews for Dolly Dearest

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Three parts Child's Play, one part The Omen, and eleventy-million parts of plain old terrible.

Full Review… | October 16, 2005
DVDTalk.com

August 6, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Austin Chronicle

Audience Reviews for Dolly Dearest

Awful! ..and beyond boring. It's not scary or good. Don't waste your time, it's all too predictable.

theylovealexis
Alexis Nomm

Super Reviewer

Never underestimate those Dolls Movies. They can be very creepy. I think Movie was very under rated.

ScoopOnline
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

½

This movie scared the crap out of my little sister. She didn't play with her dolls for months.. I thought it was funny...

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