Child's Play (1988 movie)

1988 film by Tom Holland

Child's Play is a 1988 American supernatural horror movie set in Chicago. It was directed by Tom Holland. It stars Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent and Brad Dourif. The movie is about a serial killer doll named Chucky. It received moderate success upon release, and has gained cult following with the fans of horror.

Child's Play
Directed byTom Holland
Screenplay byDon Mancini
John Lafia
Tom Holland
Story byDon Mancini
Produced byDavid Kirschner
StarringCatherine Hicks
Chris Sarandon
CinematographyBill Butler
Edited byRoy E. Peterson
Music byJoe Renzetti
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
November 9, 1988
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$44,196,684[2]

The movie is the first in the Child's Play franchise. A reboot remake was released in June 2019.


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