Play, starring Chucky, was released in 1988.
Child's Play 2 was released in 1990,
Child's Play 3 in
Bride of Chucky in 1998. Basically,
these movies were about a nasty, murderous lunatic who
transferred his soul into a "Good Guy" doll after being
shot by a cop, whereby he then wreaks havoc in the lives
of all the unsuspecting children who simply want a doll for
their birthday or Christmas.