Synopsis: A young mother buys her son a high tech “Buddi” doll with deadly consequences.
Director: Lars Klevberg
Runtime: 90 minutes
MPAA Rating: R
Netflix (US): No
Jump Scares: 16 (1 major, 15 minor)
Jump Scare Rating: Child’s Play has an underlying comedic tone which lessens the impact of most jump scares. Often the loud sound effect accompanying each jump scare is more startling than anything that happens on screen.
Jump Scare Times
3:53 – A person lands on the roof of a car behind two Vietnamese workers.
17:00 – Andy rolls over in bed and sees Chucky right in front of him.
24:20 – Shane closes the fridge door and is startled by Chucky who makes a scary face.
25:59 – There is a slight scare during the movie the kids are watching as a man bursts into a room holding a chainsaw.
28:44 – Shane turns around and sees Chucky standing on the bench.
33:12 – During a tense and quiet scene where Andy is walking towards Chucky, Karen suddenly walks past (the loud sound effect is very startling).
34:46 – Shane is startled by Chucky while urinating.
38:52 – A shadow moves past in the foreground.
41:27 – After seeing Shane’s skinned face, Andy is startled by Chucky who says “surprise”.
54:25 – There is a loud crash as Gabe watches Karen on the security camera.
54:57 – Gabe is suddenly cut on the leg.
1:05:34 – Chucky suddenly attacks Doreen after saying “Peka-BOO!”
1:11:15 – As Andy looks closely at the toy bear, he is suddenly grabbed on the shoulder (a few seconds later there is another slight scare as a balloon pops).
1:17:05 – As Andy looks for Chucky, a shadow moves past in the foreground.
1:18:51 – After Chucky says “when they’re all gone”, Andy is knocked out from behind.
1:21:43 – After the Buddi song starts playing again, Andy turns around and Chucky suddenly lunges at him.
(Major scares in bold)