"Why fight it, Andy? We're going to be very close. In fact, we're gonna be fucking inseparable."
Child's Play 2
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Title: Child's Play 2
Directed by: John Lafia
Written by: Don Mancini
Produced by: Robert Latham Brown; David Kirschner
Music by: Graeme Revell; Shirley Walker
Cinematography: Stefan Czapsky
Edited by: Edward Warschilka
Distributed by: MCA/Universal Pictures
Released: November 9th, 1990
Rating: R
Running time: 84 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $13,000,000
Gross: $28,501,605 (US)
Previous: Child's Play
Next: Child's Play 3 (1991)

Child's Play 2 is an American horror film of the supernatural thriller and slasher genres. It is the first sequel in the Child's Play film series and follows the events of the 1988 movie. It is succeeded by the 1991 sequel, Child's Play 3. The film was directed by John Lafia with a script written by franchise creator Don Mancini. It was produced by Universal Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on November 9th, 1990. The film stars Alex Vincent, reprising the role of child Andy Barclay from the first film. It co-stars Jenny Agutter as Joanne Simpson, Gerrit Graham as Phil Simpson, Christine Elise as Kyle and Brad Dourif reprising the role of the sardonic voice behind everyone's favorite Good Guy - Chucky!

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  • The tagline for this film is, "Look out Jack! Chucky's back!". A variation of this seen on some production posters is "Sorry Jack... Chucky's back!"
  • Child's Play 2 was ranked number 1 at the box office over it's opening weekend, kicking off the 1990 holiday season. It grossed $10,718,520 over it's opening weekend (Nov. 11-13th) and was screened at 1,996 theaters. [1][2]
  • This is the third film written by Don Mancini. It is his third horror film and his second film in the Child's Play series.
  • Actor Charles Meshack is credited as Charles C. Meshack in this film.
  • Actor Herbie Braha is credited as Herb Braha in this film.
  • Actor Billy Stevenson is credited as Bill Stevenson in this film.
  • Child's Play 2 marks the film debut of actors Adam Wylie and Christine Elise.
  • Actress Brigitte Roth, who plays orphan #1, is uncredited for her participation in her film. This is Brigitte's first, and to date, only known film role.
  • A VHS copy of Child's Play 2 can be seen in Jerry Seinfeld's apartment on his titular comedy series Seinfeld. Grace Zabriskie, who plays Grace Poole in this film made recurring appearances on Seinfeld as Mrs. Ross.

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