Directed by Lewis Teague, and written by Stephen King (novel), Don Carlos Dunaway, and Lauren Currier, "Cujo" is a Horror/Thriller film, released in the USA on August 12 of 1983 . Dee Wallace is starring, alongside Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Christopher Stone, Ed Lauter and Kaiulani Lee.

Who Let The Dog Out?
Directed by:
Lewis Teague
Stephen King
Written by:
Don Carlos Dunaway and Lauren Currier
Robert Singer and Daniel H. Blatt
Associate producer:
Neil A. Machlis


Donna Trenton (Dee Wallace) is a frustrated housewife whose life is in turmoil after her husband Vic learns about her having an affair. Brett Camber (Billy Jacoby) is a young boy and a son of a mechanic, Joe, (Ed Lauter) whose only companion is a St. Bernard named "Cujo" who is bitten by a rabid bat and his behavior begins to change. While the dog begins to succumb to the disease, Brett and his mother leave for Connecticut to visit his mother's sister. When Donna and her young son, Tad (Danny Pintauro), [...]



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Who is the director of "Cujo"?

Lewis Teague is an American director, and actor.

Lewis Teague has directed movies such as "The Jewel of the Nile", released in 1985, "Alligator" (1980), "Navy Seals" (1990), "The Lady in Red" (1979), "Collision Course" (1989), and "Cat's Eye" (1985).


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What was the release date of "Cujo"?

"Cujo" was first released on Wednesday, August 10, 1983, in France.

Release date in the United States:
  • Friday, August 12, 1983
Release date in the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, November 18, 1983

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