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10 Best Doll Horror Movies

Dolls are objects that always bring joy to anyone, especially children, when playing with them. Dolls are shaped cute, attractive with cheerful colors, unique characters from animals or cartoon characters that you will definitely like. However, what if the doll is not a cute doll but a spooky doll that spreads a threat?


Horror stories starring ghostly dolls possessed by spirits, spreading terror and some even killing people around are becoming more and more popular with movie genre lovers. horrified. Many doll-themed horror films have succeeded in instilling terror in the audience. What movie do you mean? Here are 10 doll-themed horror movies compiled by Bacaterus.

10 Doll Themed Horror Movies

Chucky (1988-2017)

  • Release year: 1988
  • Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
  • Directed by: Tom Holland
  • Actors: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent
  • Production company : United Artists

This is the most popular doll-themed killer thriller franchise of the past 30 years. With Chucky as his symbol, Chucky is able to bring about the terror of a knife-wielding living doll, terrorizing those around him and killing anyone he wants.

The first film released in 1988 titled Child’s Play was well received so six sequels were made, with a final sequel in 2017 titled Cult of Chucky.

For the original story, a murderer named Charles Lee Ray (Brad Dourif) performs a voodoo ritual to transfer his soul into a doll after being shot by a detective named Mike Norris (Chris). Sarandon). The Child’s Game story was developed in the following films, with the main theme being Chucky’s revenge.

Magic (1978)

  • Release year : 1978
  • Genre: Drama, Horror
  • Directed by: Richard Attenborough
  • Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith
  • Production company : Joseph E. Levine Productions, Twentieth Century Fox

Venom is the performing art of ventriloquist, with puppets as the vehicle for representation as if the dolls could speak. Without moving our lips, we manipulate the voice of the stomach to fill in the sound of the doll so that the doll looks alive. This laid the groundwork for making a psychological thriller called Magic.

This film was released in 1978 and directed by Richard Attenborough. The film stars young Anthony Hopkins, a seasoned actor who has already succeeded as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs and as Odin in Thor.

It tells the story of a failed professional magician named Charles “Corky” Withers (Anthony Hopkins) who must come up with new ideas for his next gig in order to save his career. After a year of searching for new ideas, Corky returned with a wooden doll named Fats.

With Fats as a partner on the show, doing magic tricks and ventriloquism, Corky became very successful. But on the verge of success, Corky turns down the chance to become famous on the grounds that his psychosis will be known until he doesn’t want others to know that Fats is controlling him.

The Fats’ loss of control got worse and worse, sending Corky into a whirlpool of killing those around him.

Dead Silence (2007)

  • Release year : 2007
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Director : James Wan
  • Actors: Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg
  • Production company: Universal Pictures, Twisted Pictures, Evolution Entertainment

Still related to ventriloquists, Dead Silence is not about a ventriloquist but a young couple who find a package of ventriloquist dolls mailed to them without knowing the sender’s address.

Jamie (Ryan Kwanten) and Lisa Ashen (Laura Regan) find a wooden ventriloquist doll without knowing who sent it and with only Jamie’s writing on the package, they decide to keep the doll.

In short, Jamie leaves home to buy Chinese food, leaving behind Lisa and the wooden doll. Lisa, who was then playing with the doll, was suddenly met with extreme horror. When Jamie got home, he was shocked to see blood stains everywhere and heard Lisa scream from inside the room. Until Jamie finds the dead body of Lisa with her missing tongue.

Turns out the ventriloquist dummy sent to them was named Billy. Mary Shaw’s Cursed Doll from Jamie and Lisa’s hometown at Ravens Fair. Jamie, who realized this, eventually figured out the mystery and its relationship to the cursed doll.

The film is directed by James Wan, the director who created the successful “Saw” series with the iconic Billy the Puppet doll and the movie The Conjuring, famous for its Annabelle doll.

The Conjuring (2013)

  • Release year : 2013
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Director : James Wan
  • Actors: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston
  • Production company: New Line Cinema, The Safran Company, Evergreen Media Group

Alongside Saw and Dead Silence, James Wan has returned to the horror scene by including dolls as a source of fear in his films. Introducing the spooky doll that became an icon in this movie, Annabelle. Annabelle successfully portrays fear with a brief appearance in the opening film of The Conjuring Universe.

This doll movie is set in the 1970s, when Carolyn (Lili Taylor) and Roger Perron (Ron Livingston) and their two daughters move to a farm in Harrisville, Rhode Island. This family does not have peace in their new home but the mental turmoil they feel, especially their two daughters.

Carolyn has also contacted a few paranormal investigators, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga). Ed and Lorraine also conduct a psychic investigation in the house. Until the truth is discovered that the house where Carolyn and Roger and their children live is the house of a witch who committed suicide named Bathsheba.

The movie The Conjuring received a spectacular reception and a sequel to The Conjuring 2 (2016) and its spin-offs Annabelle (2014) and Annabelle: Creation (2017) and The Nun (2018) were made. . In 2020, a third sequel is planned for The Conjuring.

Annabelle (2014)

  • Release year : 2014
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Director : John R. Leonetti
  • Actors: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard
  • Producer: New Line Cinema, RatPac-Dune Entertainment

The spin-off of The Conjuring, due to its success, Annabelle got her own movie in 2014 with James Wan as producer and John R. Leonnetti as director on this film. This film is the second in the The Conjuring Universe franchise.

About a young couple Mia (Annabelle Wallis) and John Form (Ward Horton) live very harmoniously. Young couple feels happy when Mia is pregnant. Happiness also increases for Mia when John gives her a gift in the form of a doll. Unknowingly, the horror of the doll awaits them.

Annabelle was made on a low budget of $6.5 million but grossed a huge $257 million. At that level of earnings, it doesn’t do well with IMDb only giving it a score of 5.4 out of 10 and only a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 29% out of 100%.

The prequel to the Annabelle movie was made in 2017 with the title Annabelle: Creation by stating the origin story of the creation of the demon Annabelle doll.

The Boy (2016)

  • Release year : 2016
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Directed by: William Brent Bell
  • Actors: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell
  • Production company: Lakeshore Entertainment, STX Entertainment, Huayi Brothers Media

In 2016, a horror film called The Boy was released. The Boy itself was directed by an obscure director, named William Brent Bell, but the movie raised the director’s name and raised one of the next creepy doll icons named Brahms.

The Boy tells the story of an American girl named Greta Evans (Lauren Cohan) who chooses to come to England and become a nanny for the Heelshire family. However, she was shocked when she had to become the nanny for “a” ceramic doll named Brahms.

Greta, unable to refuse her contract, eventually agreed to be Brahms’ nanny. Time and time again he came to take care of Brahms. Greta loves her job more and more every day. But Greta doesn’t know why she has to become the caretaker of an inanimate object and other things that haunt Greta behind her back.

The Boy received a good reception from the audience when it grossed more than 64 million USD with only a production cost of about 10 million USD.

Dolly Dearest (1991)

  • Release year: 1991
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
  • Director : Maria Lease
  • Actors: Denise Crosby, Sam Bottoms, Rip Torn
  • Production company : Channeler Enterprises, Dolly Dearest Productions

Another “butcher” doll on this list besides Chucky, her name is Dolly. Dolly herself is a porcelain doll with a ghostly face in the 1991 film Dolly Dearest. Dolly Dearest is directed by Maria Lease. The film was released on DVD and was shown only in theaters in the US Midwest .

About a man named Elliot Wade (Sam Bottoms) and his family move to Mexico after owning a doll factory. The doll factory is located next to a tomb that has existed since the Mayan period. Once upon a time, archaeologists entered Mayan tombs and accidentally released evil spirits there.

After the evil spirit kills the archaeologists, the evil spirit escapes and takes possession of one of the dolls at Elliot’s factory, named Dolly. Dolly also spread terror in the Elliot family, causing riots and trying to kill those around Elliot. The spooky element is shown from Dolly’s scary face and the evil of the doll possessed by evil spirits is the main villain. Dolly Dearest is rated 4.7 out of 10 on IMDb.

The Doll Master (2004)

  • Release year : 2004
  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Director : Jeong Yong-ki
  • Actors: Kim Yoo-mi, Ok Ji-young, Shim Hyung-tak
  • Producer: Lotte Cinema, Cineclick Asia

Dolls with ball joints are dolls that are made of some kind of plastic and are usually made in a human-like fashion. Ball-joint dolls look a lot like humans from their hair, facial expressions, and even body posture. This doll looks very realistic, sweet but a bit spooky. In 2004 in Korea, a movie was made with ball jointed dolls called The Doll Master.

The Doll Master tells the story of Hae-mi (Kim Yoo-mi) and four others who are invited to an isolated doll museum to model doll making. They were greeted by a museum curator and a crippled doll maker. However, something went wrong after that.

Five invitees were faced with death. They have to deal with a red Kimono doll possessed by a spirit and want revenge for the past as it turns out that these five are descendants of the people who killed her in the past.

The Doll (2016)

  • Release year : 2016
  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Directed by: Rocky Soraya
  • Actors: Shandy Aulia, Denny Sumargo, Sara Wijayanto
  • Producer: Hitmaker Studios

The Doll is an Indonesian horror film that tells the story of dolls. Inspired by an urban legend in Bandung, The Doll presents the story of the revenge of a child killed in a robbery.

The story follows Daniel (Denny Sumargo), who finds a doll at his work project site and gives it to his wife, Anya (Shandy Aulia). However, his neighbor Nickel (Vitta Mariana) is shocked to discover Anya has the doll. Nickel, who knew the origin of the doll, immediately warned them, but the warning was ignored.

Anya and Daniel, who do not believe in mystical things, hold the doll. Until they sense mysterious things that disturb their lives. The Doll was made in 2016 directed by Rocky Soraya. There was a sequel to The Doll 2 in 2017 and its spin-off, Sabrina, aired in 2018.

Sabrina (2018)

  • Release year : 2018
  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Directed by: Rocky Soraya
  • Actors: Luna Maya, Christian Sugiono, Sara Wijayanto
  • Producer: Hitmaker Studios

Sabrina is a spin-off of the movie The Doll 2. It is still managed by director Rocky Soraya, who previously worked on The Doll and The Doll 2. This film retells the story of the Sabrina doll becoming the villain in The Doll 2.

The story begins after Maira (Luna Maya) marries her new partner, Aiden (Christian Sugiono). They live with Aiden’s grandson, Vanya (Richelle Georgette), who has lost her mother.

One day, Vanya, who misses her mother, Andini, plays a game called “Charlie’s Pencil”. But what happened was that the spirit Vanya summoned was not Andini but an evil spirit named Baghiah. The atmosphere turns tense, after the Sabrina doll possessed by Baghiah’s spirit comes back to haunt Maira and her new family.

The movies on the list can be a reference for those of you who want to see the fear created by dolls. Have the courage to see? If you are curious about horror movies other than doll thrillers, before watching, check out the pre-review, only on Salenhanh.

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