One of our favorite things to do is watch scary doll movies as a family because then everyone jumps in our bed at night for the next three weeks and nobody gets any sleep. Extend the torture for as long as possible!
If you want to ruin yourself and your children for years to come, check out these top picks featuring creepy dolls that are guaranteed traumatize your littles for life. And then… be sure to pick up these fun replicas and bring them home to enjoy at your leisure – specifically made for cult fans.
Most creepy doll movies are campy, cheesy, and silly to watch – especially the old ones dating back to the 80s and 90s. But the newer ones are picking up the pace – which is nice to see. There is a time and place for all types of horror.
I love Chucky just as much as I love Annabelle. Each offers up something entirely different and I need both in my life. So, keep ’em coming!
The best doll horror movies are a bit unbelievable, leave you looking at inanimate objects differently at the end of the day, and offer up a few good laughs along the ride. Here are my tops picks that I believe you should add to your list the next time you have a bag of popcorn on hand.
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I think out of this entire list, Annabelle is probably the scariest doll, by far. The Conjuring series is definitely one to watch (minus The Nun – sorry). Very smart writing and an incredible cast. I loved her so much – in fact – that I bought a doll of my own and bought her home!
A BIG hint for fans is to wait until it’s NOT around Halloween. I pair around $99. Around Halloween, sellers jack her price up to almost $500.
Assailed by nightmarish visions, Alex Whitaker (Paul Le Mat) and his fellow psychics descend on the Bodega Bay Inn. There, they discover that their compatriot Neil (Jimmie F. Scaggs) has apparently committed suicide. But, as the gruesome visions continue, they sense that there’s still something sinister afoot.
My favorite part about rewatching old movies is remembering just how young I was when I watched them all for the first time. WHERE WAS MY MOTHER?
Can you believe that TARGET sells Blade from the Puppetmaster? I mean that store has everything!
Photographer Adam Stanheight (Leigh Whannell) and oncologist Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes) regain consciousness while chained to pipes at either end of a filthy bathroom. As the two men realize they’ve been trapped by a sadistic serial killer nicknamed “Jigsaw” and must complete his perverse puzzle to live.
Confession – I HATE the SAW series. I literally do. Creeps me OUT! I never got passed this one and I don’t even think I ever finished it. I’m not into torture porn.
Billy the Puppet can stay the hell away from me, but if you want to bring him home… you can and he will do his part to creep out all of your friends.
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll-maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they become the target of the doll-maker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.
Her again? Yes. This was the first horror movie I took my daughter to and she literally made a holy cross out of our two soda straws as we sat in the theatre in the dark. She was not ok. I took photos of her the entire time hysterically laughing. Does that make me a bad person? I loved every second. She did, too. 🙂
A young American named Greta (Lauren Cohan) takes a job as a nanny for an 8-year-old boy in a remote English village. To her surprise, Greta learns that the child of her new employers is a life-size doll.
This movie was MEH until that one scene at the end when you know who comes out of you know what and we were all like WHATTTTTT? I appreciated the idea of it all.
Expect to pay a pretty penny for this custom made doll replica from The Boy movie, but WOW! Isn’t it absolutely stunning?! Worth it if you are a true fan!
Child’s Play is an American horror franchise that comprises eight slasher films created by Don Mancini. The films mainly focus on Chucky, a notorious serial killer who frequently escapes death by performing a voodoo ritual to transfer his soul into a “Good Guys” doll.
If you want a Good Guy of your own, you are literally in luck! They make them now – both in the friendly version and in the not so friendly version. I am seriously considering getting one of these for Christmas. That and a few horror Christmas sweaters.
Of course, we could all just go and check out the real Chucky doll instead.
A young family is visited by ghosts in their home. At first, the ghosts appear friendly, moving objects around the house to the amusement of everyone, then they turn nasty and start to terrorize the family before they “kidnap” the youngest daughter.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched the Poltergeist series. I can’t tell you how scared I was when I finally got my braces on. I can’t tell you how certain I was that my house was built on top of an Indian burial ground. I can’t tell you how static on my television after all the shows turned off at night would scare the crap out of me. I just CANNOT tell you.
Another custom made doll. So, get ready to pay a pretty penny for it. If you are looking to spook children of the 80s, gear up with the clown from Poltergeist.
Available on eBay for a limited time – and rumored to be haunted (muah-ha-ha-ha-ha) – this clown is sure to keep you company at night and help tuck you in when you’re feeling cold.
What do you think about these scary doll movies? Have you seen them all?
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