Child's Play

More than a toy... he’s your best friend.


Child's Play
A re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play follows a single mother who gives her son a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature. Expect blood.

90 minutes.
No persons under 18 (Language, Violence, Horror).
Horror.

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Credits

Cast
Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, Tim Matheson, David Lewis, Beatrice Kitsos, voice of Mark Hamill
Director
Lars Klevberg
ScreenplayTyler Burton Smith, using characters by Don Mancini
MusicBear McCreary
CinematographyBrendan Uegama
EditingTom Elkins, Julia Wong
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2019
Produced byOrion Pictures, BRON Studios, Bron Creative, KatzSmith Productions, MGM, Oddfellows Entertainment, TF1 Studio

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror thriller
LanguageFairly frequent.
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceFrequent, very strong impact, blood details.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsContains scenes of horror.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for bloody horror violence, and language throughout.
Runtime90
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
5
Jump Scenes
4
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
2
Violence
5
Sex
2
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
34 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
163 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconChild’s Play updates an ’80s horror icon for the Internet of Things era, with predictably gruesome -- and generally entertaining -- results.
13
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
11
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey M. Anderson quote iconGory killer doll/slasher reboot is unexpectedly fun.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
66 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
5346 users
12
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
12
IMDB
9624 Netizens
13
The Movie DB
Community
12

Average .. 60%

12

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