With news that Chucky 7 is in the works, it seemed like a perfect time to celebrate horror’s most terrifying dolls; those puppets, dummies, artifacts, and toys who come to life and turn on their owners! Horror trends come and go, but scary dolls seem to be one of those tropes that continues to shock and alarm us, even as the world around us changes.
Check out the video below from WatchMojo.com (Top 10 Scary Movie Dolls) to appreciate just how far back the scary dolls motif goes. In addition to naming their Top 10, the WatchMojo.com folks throw in a handful of honorable mentions, making this a satisfying examination. Let us know in the Comments section whether your favorite scary doll made the list, or who you think deserved a spot.
I don’t think anyone will have trouble guessing the diminutive fiend who claims the #1 spot!