#4 - "Cujo"

I know this pick seems a little more mainstream than the rest of the movies on this list but how can you leave off a classic movie as terrifying as "Cujo". This is still one of the few movies that makes me feel uneasy. Maybe it's the fact that no one bothered to tell 6 year old Danny Pintauro that the dog wasn't really trying to eat him. I've read rumors on-line that state that the young Pintauro was never told that the dog wasn't psycho. He was made to believe that Cujo was in fact really trying to kill him. The scene below kind of backs that up, in my opinion. Actress Dee Wallace does a great job of portraying the concerned and terrified mother and Pintauro's reaction to Cujo still gives me chills to this day. Little did he know that the St. Bernard was just trying to get to a chew toy being held up in the back seat by one of the animal trainers. Something tells me Pintauro grew up to be a cat person. 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.

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