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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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Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
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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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Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$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

In order to resurrect the dead, they have to be buried by one person, but Gus is buried by two. See more »

Quotes

Renee Hallow: Jeff, I love you. Stay with me, Dead Is BETTER! DEAD IS BETTER! STAY WITH ME, OH GOD!
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Connections

Referenced in Duality (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Gush Forth My Tears
By William Holborne
Arranged and Performed by Miranda Sex Garden
Courtesy of Mute Records Limited
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Funny and bloody!
20 May 2003 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

Clancy Brown(Gus) is the man. He was hilarious in this. I know this movie isn't as good as the first but I don't think it was supposed to be. The first was dark, creepy and really awesome. This has wit and is funny not to mention enough gore to keep any horror fan satisfied. Watch it with not many expectations and you'll find it to be a laugh riot.


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