Pet Sematary

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"Sometimes dead is better."
  • R
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.6  (95,325)
  • 38

The 1989 movie, "Pet Cemetery" is a film adaptation of Stephen King's spine tingling novel. The plot centers on the Creed family who moves from Chicago to the small town of Ludlow, Maine, so that Louis Creed can begin his new job at the University of Maine as a surgeon in the University Hospital. They befriend a neighbor, who tells them that there is a small pet cemetery located behind their new residence. A short time after that a student who has been injured in a car accident, warns Mr. Creed of the dangers of the pet cemetery right before dying. Later that night Louis has a dream in which he is visited by the student who died as a result of the injuries he sustained in a car accident and is again warned about the dangers of the land beyond the Cemetery. Louis wakes up the next morning to find his feet covered in dirt. When Louis' daughter's cat is killed by a truck out in front of their house they take the cat's body to the pet cemetery to give it a proper burial. However, the burial is not proper because later that night the cat comes back and attacks Louis with a force that is pure evil and smelling of death. A short time after that Louis' son is killed by a truck out in front of their house just as the cat was. Louis decides to bury his son in the cemetery behind their house, so that he can be close to the family. Although, several people try to dissuade him from doing this, he proceeds with the plan and buries his son in the cemetery anyway. This is the point you will learn that the land was once an ancient Indian burial ground and has been cursed. Legends say anyone who is buried there, cannot rest in peace, and is doomed to live forever. It is not very long before Louis' son is reanimated comes back to the house retrieves a knife and then proceeds to kill the next door neighbor, while his sister's cat watches with an evil look in his eye. This movie is a horror classic that is sure to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end. However, it is not recommended for small children as it may give them nightmares, especially if they have a pet cat.

Pet Sematary
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The 1989 movie, "Pet Cemetery" is a film adaptation of Stephen King's spine tingling novel. The plot centers on the Creed family who moves from Chicago to the small town of Ludlow, Maine, so that Louis Creed can begin his new job at the University of Maine as a surgeon in the University Hospital. They befriend a neighbor, who tells them that there is a small pet cemetery located behind their new residence. A short time after that a student who has been injured in a car accident, warns Mr. Creed of the dangers of the pet cemetery right before dying. Later that night Louis has a dream in which he is visited by the student who died as a result of the injuries he sustained in a car accident and is again warned about the dangers of the land beyond the Cemetery. Louis wakes up the next morning to find his feet covered in dirt.

When Louis' daughter's cat is killed by a truck out in front of their house they take the cat's body to the pet cemetery to give it a proper burial. However, the burial is not proper because later that night the cat comes back and attacks Louis with a force that is pure evil and smelling of death. A short time after that Louis' son is killed by a truck out in front of their house just as the cat was. Louis decides to bury his son in the cemetery behind their house, so that he can be close to the family. Although, several people try to dissuade him from doing this, he proceeds with the plan and buries his son in the cemetery anyway. This is the point you will learn that the land was once an ancient Indian burial ground and has been cursed.

Legends say anyone who is buried there, cannot rest in peace, and is doomed to live forever. It is not very long before Louis' son is reanimated comes back to the house retrieves a knife and then proceeds to kill the next door neighbor, while his sister's cat watches with an evil look in his eye.

This movie is a horror classic that is sure to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end. However, it is not recommended for small children as it may give them nightmares, especially if they have a pet cat.

Pet Sematary is a 1989 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 38.

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  • Release Date
    1989
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (95,325)
  • Metascore
    38