Cujo (1983)

Cujo (1983)

Taglines: His bite is worse than his bark. Much, much worse…

Donna Trenton is a frustrated suburban housewife whose life is a turmoil after her husband learns about her having an affair. Brett Camber is a young boy whose only companion is a Saint-Bernard named “Cujo”, who in turn is bitten by a rabid bat. Whilst Vic, Donna’s husband is away on business, and thinking over his marital troubles, Donna and her 5-year-old son Tad take her Pinto to Brett Cambers’ dad’s car shop… the car fails, and “Cujo” is very, very sick…

Cujo is a 1983 American psychological horror thriller film based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name. It was directed by Lewis Teague, and written by Don Carlos Dunaway and Lauren Currier.[2] The plot revolves around a rabid St. Bernard dog trapping a mother and her child inside their vehicle and trying to attack them from the outside, and stars Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh-Kelly, Danny Pintauro.

Despite the film receiving mixed reviews and being a modest success during its theatrical release, the film has gathered a major cult following in the years since its release. A remake has been announced in 2015 and is currently in production.

Cujo Movie Poster (1983)

Cujo (1983)

Directed by: Lewis Teague
Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter, Billy Jayne, Sandy Ward
Screenplay by: Don Carlos Dunaway
Production Design by: Guy J. Comtois
Cinematography by: Jan de Bont
Film Editing by: Neil Travis
Costume Design by: Jack Buehler
Set Decoration by: John Bergman
Music by: Charles Bernstein
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: August 12, 1983