Child's Play
Andy Barclay has a new playmate who's in no mood to play.
( Horror )

Child's Play Poster

MPAA Rating:

US Runtime: 87 min

Premiere Date:
Nov 09, 1988   [USA]
Director: Tom Holland
Writers: Don Mancini   [story]
Don Mancini   [screenplay]
John Lafia   [screenplay]
Tom Holland   [screenplay]
Producers: Elliot Geisinger   [Co-Executive Producer]
David Kirschner   [Producer]
Laura Moskowitz   [Associate Producer]
Barrie M. Osborne   [Executive Producer]
Music by Joe Renzetti
Cinematography: Bill Butler
Edited by: Roy E. Peterson
Production Company: United Artists


Catherine Hicks
Karen Barclay
Chris Sarandon
Mike Norris
Alex Vincent
Andy Barclay
Brad Dourif
Charles Lee Ray/Chucky's Voice
Dinah Manoff
Maggie Peterson
Tommy Swerdlow
Jack Santos
Jack Colvin
Dr. Ardmore
Neil Giuntoli
Eddie Caputo
Juan Ramírez
Alan Wilder
Mr. Criswell
Richard Baird
News Reporter
Raymond Oliver
Dr. Death
Tyler Hard
Ted Liss
Roslyn Alexander
Robert Kane
Male TV Newscaster
Leila Lee Olsen
Female TV Newscaster
Ed Gale
Lena Sack
Bellevue Patient
Michael Chavez
Bellevue Patient
Jamie Gray
Bellevue Patient
Erin Munz
Bellevue Patient
Jana Twomey
Bellevue Patient
Suaundra Black
Bellevue Patient
Edan Gross
Friendly Chucky's Voice/Kid in Commercial
John Franklin
Walkabout Chucky Voice
Michael Patrick Carter
Voice of Kid in Commercial


Shelley Andreas
casting: Chicago
Donah Bassett
negative cutter
Howard Berger
chucky puppeteer
James Blanford
director of photography: second unit
Susan J. Bonno-Buckner
first assistant accountant
Billy Bryan
chucky puppeteer
Bundy Chanock
set medic
James R. Connell
camera operator
Allen Coulter
puppeteer: "Chucky"
Allen Coulter
mechanical crew
James Davis
transportation coordinator
Brad Dechter
George DiLeonardi
transportation coordinator: Chicago
Peter J. Donoghue
rigging gaffer: Chicago
Pete Emmet
unit publicist
Wayne Fitzgerald
title designer
Karen Golden
script supervisor
George Hill
key grip
Steven James
mechanical crew
Steven James
puppeteer: Chucky
David Kirschner
creator: Chucky doll
To Lee
2nd asst. camera
Frank Charles Lutkus III
puppeteer: "Chucky"
Frank Charles Lutkus III
mechanical crew
Mike Moyer
chief lighting technician
David Arthur Nelson
puppeteer: "Chucky"
Bob Noland
color timer
Arlon Ober
Sioux Richards
script supervisor: second unit
Mort Schwartz
costume supervisor
Don Smetzer
still photographer: Chicago
Peter Sorel
still photographer
Robert Ulland
steadicam operator: Chicago
Scott K. Wallace
additional film editor
N. Brock Winkless IV
chucky puppeteer
N. Brock Winkless IV
mechanical crew
Kevin Yagher
doll designer: "Chucky" doll

Special Effects:

Apogee Productions Inc.

Miscellaneous Companies:

Cinema Research Corporation
Goldwyn Sound Facility
sound re-recording
Ruby-Spears Productions
animated sequence
The Cast Supper

Filming Locations: (Now With Clickable Links To Location On Google Maps)


Tech Info:

Panaflex Camera and Lenses by Panavision
Color Info:
Color (Technicolor)
Sound Mix:
the double-d symbol Dolby
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1
Cinematographic Process:
Film Negative Format:
35 mm
Printed Film Format:
35 mm


  • Andy Barclay: Chucky says Aunt Maggie was a bitch and got what she deserved.
    Karen Barclay: Andy! How can you say such a thing?
    Andy Barclay: I didn't say it, Chucky did.
  • Chucky: Hi, I'm Chucky. Wanna play?
  • Chucky: We're friends 'til the end, remember?
    Andy Barclay: This is the end, friend!


  • Chucky's full name, Charles Lee Ray, is derived from the names of notorious killers Charles Manson, Lee Harvey Oswald, and James Earl Ray.

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