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Every Movie In The 'Child's Play' Franchise, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite movies in the Child's Play franchise.

These are the best Child’s Play movies the franchise has to offer. Chucky has been frightening audiences with his movies for more than a few decades now. All the Child’s Play movies are considered classics or memorable at the very least. That being said, one of them has to be the best of the Child’s Play franchise. Will it be the original Child’s Play movie that first came out in 1988 or maybe one of the follow-ups such as The Cult of Chucky that will make it to the top of the list? You can help decide with your votes.

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Child’s Play movies are there? Look below to see all the films and series featuring your favorite homicidal doll listed in order of popularity so new fans will know what to watch first. They are also listed with the years they were released so you can choose to watch them in chronological order as well.

Your votes will help determine the best movies in the Child’s Play franchise. Vote up the movies you loved and vote down the ones you didn't like to ensure the right film makes it to the top of the list.

Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Movie In The 'Child's Play' Franchise, Ranked
Photo: United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures
1 46 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 61% 

Worldwide gross: $31.2 million

Child's Play is a 2019 American horror film directed by Lars Klevberg, and a reboot of the 1988 film. A mother (Aubrey Plaza) gives her son (Gabriel Bateman) a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gabriel Bateman, Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry

Released: 2019

Directed by: Lars Klevberg

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Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Movie In The 'Child's Play' Franchise, Ranked
Photo: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists
2 8 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 67%

Worldwide gross: $44.2 million

Child's Play is a 1988 American horror film directed by Tom Holland, written by Tom Holland, Don Mancini, and John Lafia, and starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, and Brad Dourif. The official taglines of the film are "You'll wish it was only make-believe" and "Something's moved in with the Barclay family, and so has terror." The film was released on November 9, 1988 in 1,119 theatres and met with moderate success. It has since developed a cult following among fans of the horror genre. The film is the first in the Child's Play film series, and is the first movie to feature the killer doll Chucky. It was the only film in the series released by MGM/UA, as the rights to the ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Dinah Manoff, Jack Colvin, + more

Released: 1988

Directed by: Tom Holland

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Child's Play 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Movie In The 'Child's Play' Franchise, Ranked
Photo: Universal Pictures
3 2 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 40%

Worldwide gross: $35.8 million

Child's Play 2 is a 1990 American horror film, the sequel to Child's Play, written by Don Mancini and directed by John Lafia. It was released on November 9, 1990, exactly two years after the first film was released. Veteran actors Gerrit Graham and BAFTA-winner Jenny Agutter star as Andy's foster parents. The film also stars Alex Vincent, who returns as Andy Barclay; Christine Elise as Kyle; and Brad Dourif as the voice of Chucky. It is also noted for being the first film appearance of Adam Wylie. Set two years after the first film, the sequel uses more comic elements in regard to the Chucky character than its predecessor. Child's Play 2 was successful as a horror film; during its opening ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jenny Agutter, Brad Dourif, Beth Grant, Gerrit Graham, Greg Germann, + more

Released: 1990

Directed by: John Lafia

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Bride of Chucky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Movie In The 'Child's Play' Franchise, Ranked
Photo: Universal Pictures
4 42 VOTES

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%

Worldwide gross: $50.7 million

Bride of Chucky is a 1998 black comedy horror film distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the fourth installment in the Child's Play film series. The film is written by Don Mancini and directed by Ronny Yu. It stars Jennifer Tilly and Brad Dourif, as well as John Ritter, Katherine Heigl, and Nick Stabile. Unlike the first three Child's Play films, this film takes a more humorous turn and often into self-referential parody. It does not continue on with the concept of a child victim in possession of the doll, thus the absence of Child's Play in the title. Bride of Chucky follows the events of Child's Play 3 in continuity, but not tonally or in a continuation of those films' overall plot. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Tilly, John Ritter, Boris Karloff, Brad Dourif, + more

Released: 1998

Directed by: Ronny Yu

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