Child’s Play (1988): FYC

Read and download the Child's Play (1988) screenplay and script

Child's Play

See the plot, cast, facts, and script from the 1988 movie written by Don Mancini, John Lafia, and Tom Holland.

Here's what we have on the campy horror classic. And, you can also read and download the official screenplay, here, at 8FLiX.


"Child's Play" Plot Summary.

A single mother gives her son a much sought-after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Discover the "Child's Play" plot, cast, facts and more!

Before downloading the screenplay, have a look at this.

Meet the cast and writers of "Child's Play". Also, see the box office and budget data while you surf over to the official website and discover other sources. CLICK or TAP the SUPPLEMENTS button for more.

And, for the "Child's Play" script, CLICK OR TAP the DOWNLOAD PAGE button to go directly to the screenplay page.


Notable Cast
Catherine Hicks Catherine Hicks ... Karen Barclay
Chris Sarandon Chris Sarandon ... Mike Norris
Alex Vincent Alex Vincent ... Andy Barclay
Brad Dourif Brad Dourif ... Charles Lee Ray / Chucky (voice)
Dinah Manoff Dinah Manoff ... Maggie Peterson
Tommy Swerdlow Tommy Swerdlow ... Jack Santos
Jack Colvin Jack Colvin ... Dr. Ardmore
Neil Giuntoli Neil Giuntoli ... Eddie Caputo
Alan Wilder Alan Wilder ... Mr. Criswell

Writing Team

Tom HollandTom Holland...Writer (screenplay)
Don ManciniDon Mancini...Writer (story, screenplay)
John LafiaJohn Lafia...Writer (screenplay)

Box Office Data

(1988) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$6,583,963
Gross (US & Canada)...$33,244,684
Gross (World)...$44,196,684


The Child's Play (1988) movie poster


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb/Getty
Box Office...IMDb Pro

Looking For Something Else?

If you can't find what you're looking for here, send us an email. We take requests, too!

If you're searching for a specific movie or TV show/series, please let us know. 8FLiX has more than 10,000 scripts and screenplays. Not all are currently listed here. Eventually, they'll all be available to download (but certainly not in your lifetime). To avoid waiting decades for 8FLiX to add the script that you're looking for, send us an email. You still may have to wait, but it'll be days rather than generations.

Scroll to Top