A friendly St. Bernard named “Cujo” contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an adulterous man who’s forced by his lover’s husband onto a building’s hazardous ledge. Finally, Amanda is threatened by an evil gnome who throws suspicion on the family cat.
John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community’s top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the “graveyard shift” — from around midnight to dawn — and, along with a few others, he is charged with cleaning out the basement. This task strikes the workers as simple enough, but then, as they proceed deeper underground, […]