A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Violence & Scariness
Over-the-top violence and gore.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that teens will want to watch Bride of Chucky because of its affiliation with a long-running horror franchise beginning with Child's Play. The film is filled with over-the-top violence and gore and is permeated with sexual innuendo. Characters curse, runaway from home, dress scantily, practice voodoo, have sex, and kill one another. Additionally, one character is coded as gay in a very stereotypical way. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
In movies like this one, viewers see the horror genre begin to implode, and it is definitely fun to watch. Horror film franchises, much like the supernatural killers they focus on, often just won't die; Bride of Chucky is the fourth installation in the Child's Play series, and it will not be the last. Nonetheless, not all sequels are bad, and this one successfully takes the low road to self-parody. Self-referential to an extreme, the movie pokes fun at itself and the entire horror genre.
As Tiffany, Jennifer Tilly demonstrates her ability to play a campy role to the hilt – obsessing about marriage and Martha Stewart while committing acts of unspeakable violence. The film's over-the-top plotline is echoed by a visual aesthetic that often seems to borrow from John Waters.
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