Restored to working order, Chucky resumes his murderous quest to sacrifice young Andy to escape his artificial body.
The lower budget sacrifices the first film’s Chicago photography and exploding buildings. Much of this entry takes place in Andy’s new foster family’s suburban home—which does not explode.
On the plus side, Alex Vincent seems more comfortable as Andy. His character’s still written as an idiot, but a less grating idiot. At least this entry revolves more around Chucky, who gets more screen time and exhibits a nice streak of black humor.
But the finale again proves lacking, with Andy and his foster sister playing hide-and-seek with Chucky in the most non-OSHA-compliant factory you’ve ever seen.