A botched bust on a pair of arms dealers inadvertently leads to the raising of a sixty-six-year-old demon with the power to bring toys to life as his personal minions. The demon is looking for a body to inhabit so he can increase his powers, and it just so happens that one of the police officers is pregnant with the ideal host. As the murderous toys close in on their victims, the officer must not only fight for her life, but for the soul of her unborn child.
This movie reminded me of Puppet Master, in some ways. The funny thing is, on the security guard’s TV, you can see Puppet Master II on loop. The movie, itself, was sort of like a mixture of Ghoulies and Puppet Master, except with toys and dolls. I thought it was an okay movie but nothing too great. I guess Demonic Toys didn’t become as popular as Puppet Master and Full Moon decided to stick with making sequels to Puppet Master, instead of creating more sequels to this one.
As for the storyline, I thought it was decent but it was boring, on most parts. There were a few good scenes but not many. I thought the beginning was dragged out too much and could have been shortened some. The best part was probably the end or maybe, at least, the last half. I just thought they did more talking through the movie, than anything else. I didn’t find this movie to be scary or anything, either.
As for the acting, I thought everyone played their part pretty well, for a B-Movie. The bad guy at the the beginning, who was shot, took a long time to die. Judeth’s boyfriend seemed to die faster, than most gun shots to the chest, in other films. Other than that, I thought everyone played their character roles decent and I didn’t notice any other errors. At least, none that I could recall.
The only good thing I really liked about this movie was the clown toy or the “Jack In A Box” clown. The baby doll was okay but was more funnier, than anything else. The robot and the bear weren’t too great. As for the bear, you can tell it was a puppet and not an actual toy. As for the robot, what’s so scary about a robot? In this film, nothing was scary about it and the laser beams it shot out looked really lame, in my opinion.
If you haven’t seen this movie, it’s worth watching, at least once. If you have seen Puppet Master and/or Ghoulies, you’ll know what to expect from this movie.
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