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Cujo is a 1983 movie with a runtime of 93
Director Lewis Teague,
Cast Dee Wallace,
Daniel Hugh Kelly,
A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town. Currently you are able to watch "Cujo
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based on novel or book,
trapped in car,
saint bernard dog,
Cujo Parent guide
- MPAA Reason
- BBFC Reason
- strong violence
- BBFC Ratings info
- CUJO is a horror film in which a dog bitten by a bat becomes rabid and subsequently traps a mother and her young son inside their car.
There are several scenes in which people are attacked by the rabid dog, and some of these scenes contain strong injury detail.
There is also a scene in which a man sexually assaults a woman; however, there is no strong detail.
The film also contains strong language ('f**k').
- Maturity Rating Reason
- Sex & Nudity
- Sex & Nudity Reason
- In one scene, a man tries to rape a woman but it gets interrupted.
A woman's bare buttocks is briefly seen as a man lifts up her dress.
A man talks about buying "broads" in Boston and about how he wants his neighbour to go with him.
There is a scene where a woman is getting out of bed with a man still in the bed and it is implied they had sex. No nudity shown.
No nudity, but a woman is having an affair with a man with she attempts to break off. In one scene he tries to have sex with her against her will, but it's interrupted.
- Violence & Gore
- Violence & Gore Reason
- A bat bites a dog on the nose; the dog is heard yelping in pain and its nose is later seen with a pink welt on it from the bite.
A rabbit is chased and nearly killed by a dog, but it escapes.
A man tears up pillows and other various fixtures of another person's house with a knife; the investigating police later discuss the possibility that the man kidnapped a woman and her son.
A woman is nearly raped (see "Sex & Nudity").
It is implied that a man beats his wife and son. The wife later takes her son on a "vacation" to visit her sister after winning the lottery (they left the man).
A dog is seen deteriorating from rabies: its eyes are seen dripping with yellow pus, its fur gets matted with mud and blood, and flies are seen buzzing around the dog.
A man threatens to "sic his dog" on another man (jokingly). The other man says that the dog couldn't catch him "even if he was coming at it with a straight razor in each hand".
A child has a bruise on his head and states that he got hit by a swing on the playground.
A rabid dog attacks and kills various people in gruesome ways, including a man having his throat torn out, a woman and her son being cornered in a vehicle by the dog, a woman having her legs and stomach injured by the dog, a man falling from a barn rafter and being disembowelled by the dog, and a man screaming and hiding behind a table as the dog kills him (offscreen).
A man pushes a woman when upset that she won't have sex with him again.
Gary Pervier has his throat ripped out by Cujo. It is fast and the camera is shaky so we don't see it happen. We do see the bloodied body of him later for a split second.
A woman has a shotgun and kills a dog with it (offscreen).
It is discussed via two characters and also on a news report that an artificial red-coloured breakfast cereal has made the consumers eating it appear to be exhibiting internal hemorrhaging. It turns out that what was thought to be blood was really just red food dye. A man angrily discusses customers "peeing and pooping red dye".
Three people are killed by a rabid dog; some blood is shown.
A woman beats a dog with a baseball bat and impales it with the broken end of the bat; the dog later breaks through a glass window and the woman shoots it.
- Profanity Reason
- Two uses of "I don't give a shit".
3 uses of "heiney" (in a rhyme sung between two main characters).
1 use of "bitch/son-of-a-bitch".
Three uses of the word "fuck". Milder swears are also used throughout.
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
- Men are shown drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes.
- Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
- The deaths may be intense for some viewers.
A boy almost dies of a heat stroke and dehydration Which may be intense for some viewers
A woman beats a dog (then later shoots it); this may be intense for some viewers.
Sunn Classic Pictures,
TAFT Entertainment Pictures,
United States of America,