Chucky (character)

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Charles Lee "Chucky" Ray is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Child's Play slasher film franchise.wikipedia
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Child's Play (franchise)

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Charles Lee "Chucky" Ray is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Child's Play slasher film franchise.
The films mainly focus on Chucky (voiced by Brad Dourif in the original films and Mark Hamill in the reboot), a notorious serial killer who frequently escapes death by performing a voodoo ritual to transfer his soul into a "Good Guys" doll.

Slasher film

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Charles Lee "Chucky" Ray is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Child's Play slasher film franchise.
Several slasher film villains grew to take on anti-heroic characteristics, with the franchises following the continued efforts of a villain, rather than the killer's victims (for example, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Chucky, Harry Warden, and Leatherface).

Brad Dourif

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He was created by writer-director Don Mancini and is portrayed by Brad Dourif in both live action and voice over.
He is also known for his roles as Chucky in the Child's Play franchise, and Gríma Wormtongue in The Lord of the Rings series.

Bride of Chucky

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In 1999, the Chucky character was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for the film Bride of Chucky. Bride of Chucky (1998) continues the story, with Chucky being resurrected by former accomplice and girlfriend Tiffany Valentine (Jennifer Tilly).
The film is written by Don Mancini and directed by Ronny Yu, and stars Jennifer Tilly (who plays and voices the title character Tiffany) and Brad Dourif (who voices Chucky), as well as John Ritter, Katherine Heigl and Nick Stabile.

Horror icon

The character has become one of the most recognizable horror icons, often mentioned alongside Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Ghostface, Leatherface, Pennywise, Pinhead, and Michael Myers, and has been referenced numerous times in popular culture.
Chucky from Child's Play went on to become an icon.

Child's Play (2019 film)

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For the 2019 remake of the same name, Mark Hamill voiced Chucky, having previously voiced the Charles Lee Ray version of the character in an episode of Robot Chicken.
The film stars Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, Tim Matheson, Ty Consiglio, Beatrice Kitsos, and Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky.

Andy Barclay

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Now living in the form of the animated doll, Chucky (voiced by Dourif) is given to young Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent) and begins terrorizing the family. In Cult of Chucky (2017), Chucky returns to torment a now institutionalized Nica, while a now adult Andy (Vincent) attempts to stop Chucky once and for all.
In reality the murders are being committed by the doll, which was possessed by serial killer Charles Lee Ray (aka Chucky).

Child's Play 2

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Chucky made his second appearance in the 1990 sequel, Child's Play 2.
It is the second film in the Child's Play franchise and set two years after the first film; the plot follows Charles Lee Ray (better known as Chucky) continuing his pursuit for Andy Barclay, who was placed in foster care, and transferring his soul into him after being resurrected.

Jason Voorhees

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The character has become one of the most recognizable horror icons, often mentioned alongside Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Ghostface, Leatherface, Pennywise, Pinhead, and Michael Myers, and has been referenced numerous times in popular culture.
Out of the ten monsters used in the survey—which included vampires, Freddy Krueger, Frankenstein's monster, Michael Myers, Godzilla, Chucky, Hannibal Lecter, King Kong and the Alien—Jason scored the highest in all the categories involving killing variables.

Child's Play 3

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In Child's Play 3 (1991), Chucky again returns from the grave eight years after the events of the previous film to terrorize a now teenage Andy (Justin Whalin).
The film is written by Don Mancini, and directed by Jack Bender, with Brad Dourif returning as the voice of Chucky.

Freddy Krueger

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The character has become one of the most recognizable horror icons, often mentioned alongside Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Ghostface, Leatherface, Pennywise, Pinhead, and Michael Myers, and has been referenced numerous times in popular culture.
The glove also appears in the 1998 horror-comedy Bride of Chucky in an evidence locker room that also contains the remains of the film's villain Chucky, the chainsaw of Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and the masks of Michael Myers from Halloween and Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th.

Seed of Chucky

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Seed of Chucky (2004) follows six years after the previous film when Glen/Glenda (voiced by Billy Boyd), the child of Chucky and Tiffany, brings his parents back to life.
The film is set six years after Child's Play 3 and Bride of Chucky and follows a young doll named Glen, the son of Chucky and Tiffany, resurrecting his parents, causing chaos.

Curse of Chucky

The 2013 film Curse of Chucky saw the series return to the straightforward horror elements found in the first three films.
It stars Brad Dourif as Chucky and Fiona Dourif as Nica Pierce, as well as Danielle Bisutti, A Martinez and Brennan Elliott.

Billy Boyd (actor)

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Seed of Chucky (2004) follows six years after the previous film when Glen/Glenda (voiced by Billy Boyd), the child of Chucky and Tiffany, brings his parents back to life.
In 2004, he starred as Glen, the son of Chucky (Brad Dourif) and Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly), in Seed of Chucky.

Michael Myers (Halloween)

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The character has become one of the most recognizable horror icons, often mentioned alongside Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Ghostface, Leatherface, Pennywise, Pinhead, and Michael Myers, and has been referenced numerous times in popular culture.
In 2005, a study was conducted by the Media Psychology Lab of California State University, Los Angeles on the psychological appeal of movie monsters—vampires, Freddy Krueger, Frankenstein's monster, Jason Voorhees, Godzilla, Chucky, Hannibal Lecter, King Kong, the Alien, and the shark from Jaws—which surveyed 1,166 people nationwide (United States), with ages ranging from 16 to 91.

Cult of Chucky

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In Cult of Chucky (2017), Chucky returns to torment a now institutionalized Nica, while a now adult Andy (Vincent) attempts to stop Chucky once and for all.
The seventh installment of the Child's Play franchise, following the 2013 film Curse of Chucky, it stars Brad Dourif as Chucky, with a supporting cast of Fiona Dourif, Alex Vincent, Jennifer Tilly and Summer H. Howell – all of whom are returning cast members from previous installments.

Child's Play (1988 film)

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Chucky made his first appearance in the 1988 film Child's Play. Child's Play creator and co-writer Don Mancini explained that Chucky draws heavily from the My Buddy dolls: "In my original script, he was originally called Buddy, and we couldn't use it because of the 'My Buddy' doll. The director went out and got a 'My Buddy' doll, a Raggedy Ann, a Raggedy Andy and one of those life-size baby infants. What I told [designer] Kevin Yagher was, I wanted something similar to a My Buddy doll. I described "Buddy" in my original script, now "Chucky", as wearing red-buttoned overalls, red sneakers, striped sweater, with red hair, blue eyes, and freckles. Kevin went off and sketched many designs of Chucky, until the final was picked. Yagher then built the first doll from those sketches and my details".
It is the first film in the Child's Play series and the first installment to feature the character Chucky.

Mark Hamill

For the 2019 remake of the same name, Mark Hamill voiced Chucky, having previously voiced the Charles Lee Ray version of the character in an episode of Robot Chicken.
In 2019, Hamill voiced the character Chucky in the Child's Play remake.

Tiffany Valentine

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Bride of Chucky (1998) continues the story, with Chucky being resurrected by former accomplice and girlfriend Tiffany Valentine (Jennifer Tilly).
Tiffany, like her love interest, Chucky, wants to transfer her soul to the human protagonist.

My Buddy (doll)

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Child's Play creator and co-writer Don Mancini explained that Chucky draws heavily from the My Buddy dolls: "In my original script, he was originally called Buddy, and we couldn't use it because of the 'My Buddy' doll. The director went out and got a 'My Buddy' doll, a Raggedy Ann, a Raggedy Andy and one of those life-size baby infants. What I told [designer] Kevin Yagher was, I wanted something similar to a My Buddy doll. I described "Buddy" in my original script, now "Chucky", as wearing red-buttoned overalls, red sneakers, striped sweater, with red hair, blue eyes, and freckles. Kevin went off and sketched many designs of Chucky, until the final was picked. Yagher then built the first doll from those sketches and my details".
My Buddy is one of several dolls said to be the inspiration for Chucky, the evil doll from Child's Play.

Kevin Yagher

Child's Play creator and co-writer Don Mancini explained that Chucky draws heavily from the My Buddy dolls: "In my original script, he was originally called Buddy, and we couldn't use it because of the 'My Buddy' doll. The director went out and got a 'My Buddy' doll, a Raggedy Ann, a Raggedy Andy and one of those life-size baby infants. What I told [designer] Kevin Yagher was, I wanted something similar to a My Buddy doll. I described "Buddy" in my original script, now "Chucky", as wearing red-buttoned overalls, red sneakers, striped sweater, with red hair, blue eyes, and freckles. Kevin went off and sketched many designs of Chucky, until the final was picked. Yagher then built the first doll from those sketches and my details".
He is the designer and executor of the Chucky doll.

Brock Winkless

He was best known as the puppeteer of Chucky in the 1988 horror film, Child's Play, and its sequels.

Nica Pierce

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The film takes place twenty-five years after the events of the first film, as Chucky torments Nica Pierce (Fiona Dourif).
One day a package arrives containing a Good Guy doll.

Edan Gross

Additionally, Gross was the voice of the Good Guy dolls in Child's Play, the "Corky doll" from the Cricket doll series, the title character of the animated series Little Dracula, Flounder on the animated series The Little Mermaid and Waif in the computer game Return to Zork.

John Lafia

As a credited screenwriter he was responsible for coining the name “Chucky” and contributing trademark dialog such as “Hi, I’m Chucky, wanna play?” Upon its release, Child’s Play was number one at the North American box office.