Child's Play 2
Child's Play 2 (1990)

A derivative rehashing of its predecessor (which itself owes a heavy debt to Trilogy of Terror), this sequel details the plight of young Andy (Alex Vincent), who in the previous film narrowly escaped losing his soul to make room for… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 16, 1999
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Only in the highly orchestrated, surprisingly gory climax, wherein Chucky's plastic form takes on the sins of the flesh, is there a spark of originality.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Too much effort went towards giving Chucky life in this film, while other things like the writing, acting, and direction were left for dead.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

maybe i'm crazy but i liked it alot

Richard Harrington
Washington Post

An inevitable sequel that's not as good as its progenitor, but better than most movies with the numbers 2 through 8 in their titles.

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Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

The mystique might have faded, but the psychopathic Chucky is still an apt threat.

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Clint Morris
Film Threat

A Hip, equally satisfying sequel...Chucky's badder than ever!

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

In embracing its identity as a tacky horror movie, and totally scrapping the murder mystery angle that made the original so wobbly, it manages to be a darn sight more fun to watch.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a surprisingly effective sequel that's sure to please fans of this ongoing series.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Entirely standard sequel fare. Fans of the first one will be entertained on an infrequent basis.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
It only took one movie for Chucky to be hobbled by the high-wire act of balancing malevolence and wisecracking. In the inferior, kitschy 'Child's Play… More
Drew Smith
There are a few solid gore effects and surprising kills, but Chucky is an absolutely shit villain. Do people actually LIKE Brad Dourif's overwrought,… More
KJ Proulx
Going into "Child's Play 2," you definitely need to realize that these films are only going to get cheesier and you have to be in it for the… More
AJ Verser
Not as good as the first, but it's a good sequel as far as horror sequels go. It continues the story with the same two main characters, and in a realistic… More
Lady D'arbanville
[My predicted rating 2] I would have to say that Child's Play 2 was probably more entertaining than the first, not a great film, but watchable as part of… More
Chris Weber
Chucky is back! This time around he brings more humor to things, but it still retains a dark and menacing edge. The effects are pretty good, although the… More

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