The Gwendy Dolls are the minor antagonists of 1998 DreamWorks film Small Soldiers. They are the childhood dolls of Christy Fimple, appropriated into miniature sentient killing machines by the Commando Elite
The GloboTech Industries having acquired the Heartland toy company, CEO Gil Mars tells remaining toy designers Larry Benson and Irwin Wayfair to develop actual live action toys capable of "playing back".
Christy Fimple, Alan Abernathy's neighbor and love interest, gifts Chip to her younger brother, Timmy. Later in the movie, Chip rebels and imprisons Timmy while mobilizing on the Fimple household. He then sees the many boxes of Gwendy Dolls and leads the Commandos to commandeer them so that they will have sentience like himself and the Elite. In a fairly bizarre sequence, they strip the dolls almost naked. It is possible from the actions of the Gwendy Dolls and the Elite that the dolls are their lovers. This is further implied when Chip assaults Christy's boyfriend named Brad when he kills a few of the dolls.
At Chip's orders, the Gwendy Dolls attack Christy upon returning home from a date and hold her hostage. They also attack Brad when he tries to rescue her, which leads to Chip's aforementioned assault on him. Alan and Archer later come in after seeing her hostage video. Alan is quickly subdued and restrained by the Gwendy Dolls, as well, while Archer gets Christy out of her bonds. Once free, she furiously stomps on some of the Gwendy Dolls and strikes the others with a twirling baton, both actions crushing them to bits, saying that she had always hated them, anyway (despite earlier implications from Timmy that their parents had always bought them for her during her youth whenever she asked for them). Alan, Christy, and Archer then escape from Christy's home.
Many of the surviving Gwendy Dolls are later seen advancing on Alan during the final battle with the Commando Elite at the climax of the movie. But they are quickly destroyed by Christy, who runs over them and many of the Commandos with a riding lawnmower. Those who are not mowed down are instead destroyed by the EMP created by Alan, who (minutes prior) forced Chip into some telephone wires.