Child's Play 2 is an American horror film of the supernatural thriller and slasher genres. It is the first sequel in the Child's Play film series and follows the events of the 1988 movie, also named Child's Play. It is succeeded by the 1991 sequel, Child's Play 3. The film was directed by John Lafia with a script written by franchise creator Don Mancini. It was produced by Universal Pictures and released theatrically in the United States on November 9th, 1990. The film stars Alex Vincent, reprising the role of child Andy Barclay from the first film. It co-stars Jenny Agutter as Joanne Simpson, Gerrit Graham as Phil Simpson, Christine Elise as Kyle and Brad Dourif reprising the role of the sardonic voice behind everyone's favorite Good Guy - Chucky!
Child's Play 2 was ranked number 1 at the box office over it's opening weekend, kicking off the 1990 holiday season. It grossed $10,718,520 over it's opening weekend (Nov. 11-13th) and was screened at 1,996 theaters. 
A VHS copy of Child's Play 2 can be seen in Jerry Seinfeld's apartment on his titular comedy series Seinfeld. Grace Zabriskie, who plays Grace Poole in this film made recurring appearances on Seinfeld as Mrs. Ross.