Movies like Cujo 1983

A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

If you already watched and love Cujo, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Cujo.

1 They Live 1988

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

Ray Nelson (short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning"), John Carpenter (screenplay) (as Frank Armitage)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

2 Jeepers Creepers 2001

A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad move! Opening a Pandora's Box of unspeakable evil, the pair must flee for their lives -- with a monstrous "shape" in hot pursuit.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Victor Salva

Writer:

Victor Salva

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.2

3 The Omen 2006

A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John Moore

Writer:

David Seltzer

Country:

United States of America
5.5

4 Child's Play 1988

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tom Holland

Writers:

Don Mancini (story), Don Mancini (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

5 Friday The 13th 1980

Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Sean S. Cunningham

Writer:

Victor Miller

Country:

United States of America
6.5

6 Hellraiser 1987

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Clive Barker

Writer:

Clive Barker

Country:

United Kingdom
7

7 The People Under The Stairs 1991

When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Country:

United States of America
6.4

8 Leprechaun 1993

A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to survive the wrath of the Leprechaun, Tori and her friends scramble to find the only weapon known to kill this Irish monster...a four-leaf clover.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mark Jones

Writer:

Mark Jones

Country:

United States of America
4.8

9 Wishmaster 1997

The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Robert Kurtzman

Writer:

Peter Atkins

Country:

United States of America
5.8

10 Creepshow 1982

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

George A. Romero

Writer:

Stephen King (original screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

11 Creepshow 2 1987

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry. And in the third, a hit and run woman is terrorized by the hitchhiker she accidentally killed...or did she really kill him?

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

Michael Gornick

Writers:

Stephen King (stories), George A. Romero (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

12 House On Haunted Hill 1999

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

William Malone

Writers:

Robb White (story), Dick Beebe (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

13 Joy Ride 2001

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Drama

Director:

John Dahl

Country:

United States of America
6.6

14 The Fog 2005

Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now they're back – long-dead mariners who've waited a century for their revenge.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Rupert Wainwright

Writers:

Cooper Layne (screenplay), John Carpenter | 1 more credit »

Country:

Canada
3.7

15 The Return Of The Living Dead 1985

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

Dan O'Bannon

Writers:

Rudy Ricci (story), John A. Russo (story) (as John Russo) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

16 Re-Animator 1985

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

H.P. Lovecraft (story "Herbert West, Re-Animator"), Dennis Paoli (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

17 Pumpkinhead 1988

A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Stan Winston

Writers:

Ed Justin (poem), Mark Patrick Carducci (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

18 An American Werewolf In London 1981

Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

John Landis

Writer:

John Landis

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.5

19 The Howling 1981

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Joe Dante

Writers:

Gary Brandner (novel), John Sayles (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

20 The Fly 1986

When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

David Cronenberg

Writers:

George Langelaan (short story), Charles Edward Pogue (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
7.5

21 Gremlins 1984

When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror, Comedy

Director:

Joe Dante

Writer:

Chris Columbus

Country:

United States of America
7.3

22 The Wicker Man 2006

A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Drama

Director:

Neil LaBute (as Neil Labute)

Writers:

Neil LaBute (screenplay) (as Neil Labute), Anthony Shaffer

Countries:

United States of America, Germany, Canada
3.7

23 Poltergeist 1982

Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, when he realizes that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to help before it's too late.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tobe Hooper

Writers:

Steven Spielberg (screenplay), Michael Grais (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

24 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974

When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface, who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tobe Hooper

Writers:

Kim Henkel (screenplay by), Tobe Hooper (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5