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Pet Sematary II (1992)

The ancient Indian cemetery with the power to raise the dead returns and influences the lives of new residents.

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The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather. Written by Michael "Rabbit" Hutchison <rabhutch@spacestar.net>

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Raise some hell. See more »

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Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for strong horror violence, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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28 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Pet Cemetery II  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,583,000 (USA) (30 August 1992)

Gross:

$17,092,453 (USA)
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Trivia

In an interview, Mary Lambert commented that the real reason why she wanted to make this sequel was "I really wanted to get into the idea of what goes on in a teenage boy's head, on why they do stupid things. Because that's the kind of stupid thing a teenage boy would do! Louis Creed buries his son because of an intense desire, a feeling of guilt that it's his fault that the boy died, but Edward Furlong's character buries Clancy Brown in Pet Sematary because he's a teenage boy and he's stupid! For teenage boys, the blood is not going to their brain; it's going somewhere else." See more »

Goofs

(At around 58 minutes) Yolander is working on a pug taxidermy. He states that the dog would look more interesting with blue eyes and he pops out the brown glass eyes. When he puts the pug down on his desk to retrieve a blue glass eye the dog still has the brown eyes in place. See more »

Quotes

Gus Gilbert: Life's full of lessons Drew Buddy, no ones above them. Not you, Not me. Now get in!
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References Pet Sematary (1989) See more »

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Poison Heart
By Dee Dee Ramone and Daniel Rey
Performed by Ramones
Courtesy of Radioactive Records
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Better than expected
2 August 2008 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

So i sat myself down today to watch the sequel to the famous movie "Pet sematary" and expected a half-assed thing made only to drain a little extra money from the Pet sematary fans. I was positively surprised though as the plot was interesting(A widower vet moves to the village from the first movie together with his son to start a new life) and so was the characters. The actors was also good and performed excellent especially the guy who played Gus(cant remember his name). He manages to actually behave like a gleeful psychotic man without going so far that his performance would evoke laughter instead of shivers. His performance is without doubt the best part of the movie. This movie is more gory than the original movie and has less of the psychological terror elements that were a big part of the first movie although this is rarely taken too far, a few moments of the movie features over-the-top goriness but not enough to make it ridiculous in any way. To sum it up: Pet sematary 2 is a good horror movie featuring both psychological terror as well as gore, the simple yet interesting plot as well as the performance of the actors makes this a movie well worth seeing.


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