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Pet Sematary II
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Pet Sematary II -- The zombie-raising cemetary is back to its old tricks, this time, with new inhabitants.

Overview

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Richard Outten (written by)
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Release Date:
28 August 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Raise some hell. See more »
Plot:
The ancient Indian cemetery with the power to raise the dead returns and influences the lives of new residents. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Dark horror enlivened by flashes of humor and good performance by Clancy Brown... See more (114 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Edward Furlong ... Jeff Matthews

Anthony Edwards ... Chase Matthews

Clancy Brown ... Gus Gilbert

Jared Rushton ... Clyde Parker

Darlanne Fluegel ... Renee Hallow
Jason McGuire ... Drew Gilbert

Sarah Trigger ... Marjorie Hargrove
Lisa Waltz ... Amanda Gilbert
Jim Peck ... Quentin Yolander
Len Hunt ... Director
Reid Binion ... Brad
David Ratajczak ... Stevie
Lucius Houghton ... Puppeteer

Wilbur Fitzgerald ... First Assistant Director
Elizabeth Ziegler ... Steadicam Operator
Ken Fisher ... Assistant Steadicam
Gil Roper ... Electrician

Robert Easton ... Priest

Judson Vaughn ... Reporter
Bruce Evers ... Mover
Janell McLeod ... School Teacher
Christy Dennis ... Susan
Rick Andosca ... Pathologist
Joe Dorsey ... Caretaker
Donna Lowry ... Newscaster
Emily Woodward ... Twins' Mother
Amanda Mitchell ... Screaming Twin
J.L. Parker ... Potato Truck Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bart Mixon ... Bumbling Technician (uncredited)

Directed by
Mary Lambert 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Richard Outten (written by)

Produced by
Ralph S. Singleton .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Governor 
 
Cinematography by
Russell Carpenter (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tom Finan 
 
Casting by
Sharon Bialy 
Debi Manwiller 
Richard Pagano 
 
Production Design by
Michelle Minch 
 
Art Direction by
Karen Steward 
 
Set Decoration by
Susan Benjamin 
 
Costume Design by
Marlene Stewart 
 
Makeup Department
Jeanine Greville-Morris .... makeup artist
Steve Johnson .... special makeup effects creator
Sylvia Mays .... additional makeup artist
Bart Mixon .... special makeup effects artist
Hiram Ortiz .... hair stylist
Judy Wilson Colonie .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Bill Johnson .... local makeup effects (uncredited)
Dan Platt .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Frank Bodo .... unit production manager
Andy Howard .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nancy Blewer .... second second assistant director (as Nancy Mahaffey)
Peter Chesney .... second unit director
Karen Ginsberg .... second assistant director: second unit
Jeffrey Wetzel .... first assistant director
John Wildermuth .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Kirsten Anderson .... art department coordinator (as Kirsten M. Anderson)
Holly Bacon .... lead person
Dwight Benjamin-Creel .... assistant property master
David A. Carpender .... property master (as David Carpender)
Danny Clavijo .... graphic designer
Gina B. Cranham .... set designer (as Gina Cranham)
Andrea Dietrich .... storyboard artist
Sean Fallon .... set dresser (as Sean 'Outlaw' Fallon)
Gary Graffrath .... property person (as Gary 'Rat' Graffrath)
Jackie Johnson .... construction foreperson
Jennifer Johnston .... set dresser
Mike King .... construction foreperson
Tony Kupersmith .... construction coordinator (as Tony Kuppersmith)
Alton McClellan .... assistant scenic charge painter
Peter McGoran .... property person
John Meredith .... greenperson
Swift Moseley .... greenperson
J.J. North .... property person
Paul Oliver .... scenic charge painter
Stephanie Ponder .... assistant property master
Bob Renna .... set dresser
Jonathan Short .... set designer
Cameron Striewski .... storyboard artist
Mary Angela Woodard .... set dresser
Timothy Dolph .... dead animal effects crew (uncredited)
Andrew Seward Duncan .... property assistant (uncredited)
Julia Starr Sanford .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Michael J. Benavente .... foley editor
Don Digirolamo .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Glass .... sound re-recording mixer (as Bob Glass)
John Haeny .... sound effects editor
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Kimberly Harris .... adr editor
J. Paul Huntsman .... supervising sound editor
Xavier Inguanzo .... boom operator
Sarah Jacobs .... foley artist
Chris Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Shirley Libby .... sound mixer
Myron Nettinga .... sound effects editor
Carolann Sanchez-Shapiro .... sound assistant
Adam Sawelson .... dialogue editor
Matt Sawelson .... dialogue editor (as Matthew Sawelson)
Peter Bergren .... temp sound effects editor (uncredited)
Richard Thomas .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
David P. Barton .... makeup effects supervisor: XFX Inc. (as David Barton)
Brent Binion .... puppeteer: XFX Inc.
Billy Bryan .... special effects technician: XFX Inc. (as Bill Bryan)
Jackie Caydam .... special effects technician: XFX Inc.
Peter Chesney .... special effects designer (as Peter M. Chesney)
'Video Bob' Cochrane .... special effects
Kyle Collingsworth .... special effects
Scott Coulter .... special effects technician: XFX Inc.
Robert Kato DeStefan .... special effects technician: XFX Inc. (as Robert DeStefan)
Diane Duncan .... makeup effects production coordinator: XFX Inc.
David Dupuis .... special effects technician: XFX Inc.
Preston Foerder .... puppeteer: XFX Inc.
Jim Hackett .... special effects (as James P. Hackett)
Jim Hanson .... special effects fabrication
Joel Harlow .... special effects technician: XFX Inc.
Jarn Heil .... special effects fabrication
Richard Huggins .... special effects
Bill Johnson .... additional makeup effects (as Bill 'Splat' Johnson)
Ralph Kerr .... special effects fabrication
Rick Lalonde .... special effects technician: XFX Inc. (as Rick LaLande)
Peter Linz .... puppeteer: XFX Inc.
Dean W. Miller .... special effects coordinator
Bart Mixon .... makeup effects supervisor: XFX Inc.
Phil Notaro .... special effects fabrication
Alex Renard .... special effects fabrication
Heidi Snyder .... special effects technician: XFX Inc.
Sandra Stewart .... special effects (as Sandy Stewart)
Trey Stokes .... puppeteer: XFX, Inc.
J.D. Streett .... special effects (as J.D. Street)
Renee Teeter .... special effects
Tanya Ridenour .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Brian Sipe .... special effects makeup and animatronics assistant: XFX Inc. (uncredited)
Kirk Skodis .... special effects technician: XFX Inc. (uncredited)
Shaun Smith .... special effects technician: XFX Inc. (uncredited)
Tommy Williamson .... animatronics assistant: XFX Inc. (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Donna Evans .... stunts
Terry Jackson .... stunts
Robert Keller .... stunts
David Paul Lord .... stunts
Bobby Porter .... stunts
John Robotham .... stunt coordinator
Ben Scott .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bramley .... still photographer
Marivee Cade .... rigging gaffer
Tony Cutrono .... director of photography: second unit (as Tony Cutrano)
Lynn Dodson .... lighting technician (as Lynn 'L.D.' Dodson)
Todd Dos Reis .... second assistant photographer
Ken Fisher .... steadicam assistant
Jerry Gorman .... first assistant photographer: second unit
Bruce Hansen .... video playback
Billy Hendricks .... lighting technician (as Bill Hendricks)
Mark Jackson .... first assistant photographer
Jeffrey A. Johnson .... second company grip (as Jeffrey Johnson)
Eugene B. Kerry .... set grip (as Eugene Kerry)
Bret Lanius .... second assistant photographer
Christopher Moriarity .... dolly grip (as C.J. Moriarty)
Lloyd Moriarity .... first company grip (as Lloyd Moriarty)
Dino Parks .... chief lighting technician
Vince Rapini .... chief rigger (as Vincent Rapini)
Joth Riggs .... video assist operator
David Robey .... assistant chief lighting technician
Tom Sullivan .... chief lighting technician: second unit
James Tomaro .... first company grip: second unit
Jack Vollers .... lighting technician: second unit
Thom Willey .... second assistant photographer: second unit
Elizabeth Ziegler .... steadicam operator (as Liz Ziegler)
Allen Barnwell .... electrician (uncredited)
Michael Kelem .... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Gary Kelso .... grip (uncredited)
Greg Morse .... 24 frame video (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Mark Fincannon .... location casting: Fincannon & Associates
Len Hunt .... extras casting: The Casting Network
Anne Mongan .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Craig Fincannon .... location casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charlotte Barfield .... wardrobe buyer
Kelli Barton .... costumer
Patsy Chaney .... wardrobe supervisor
Angela Clayton .... costumer
Kelly Mitchell .... costumer
Carmella O'Donovan .... costumer
Christine Orth .... assistant costume designer
Carleen Rosada .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Brian Katkin .... assistant editor
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Ofe Yi .... assistant editor
Donald Freeman .... final colorist (uncredited)
David Hamme .... assistant colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Karen Kory .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Eric Mofford .... location manager
 
Music Department
Sharal Churchill .... music production coordinator
Charles Martin Inouye .... music editor
Glenn Nishida .... music scoring mixer
 
Transportation Department
Cindy Parker .... transportation coordinator
J.L. Parker .... transportation co-captain
Janet Parker .... transportation co-captain
Stu Dodge .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Steve Alterman .... adr loop group
Pamela Anderson .... adr loop group
Todd Baggarly .... production assistant (as Todd 'King' Baggarly)
Charles Bartlett .... adr loop group
Charles Bazaldua .... adr loop group
Stephen Crocker .... production assistant
Douglas Deacon .... production assistant
Holly Dorff .... adr loop group (as Holly Ryan)
John Downer .... production coordinator
Robert Easton .... dialogue coach
Greg Finley .... adr loop group
Larry Garrison .... unit publicist
Madison Gray .... script supervisor: second unit
William Shane Grisco .... animal trainer (as William Grisco)
Rhonda Guthrie .... production assistant
Shelby Hofer .... production assistant
Deborah Loftis .... production assistant: second unit
Jesse Long .... script supervisor
Christina MacGregor .... adr loop group
Boone Narr .... animal trainer
Eileen O'Brien-Scotton .... assistant production coordinator
Mary Linda Phillips .... adr loop group (as Linda Phillips)
David Randolph .... adr loop group
Noreen Reardon .... adr loop group
Gary Schwartz .... adr loop group
Bryan Scott .... adr loop group
Vernon Scott .... adr loop group
Chuck Simmers .... production assistant
Suzann Sims .... production assistant: second unit
Timothy Stone .... assistant locations (as Tim Stone)
Cameron Striewski .... titles designer: Electric Filmworks
Jeanine Wilson .... production accountant
Christopher Didiot .... craft service (uncredited)
Sonya Lunsford .... payroll accountant (uncredited)
Lucas Moore .... set teacher: Atlanta (uncredited)
Stephen Roland .... craft service (uncredited)
Tony Venezia .... technical director: main title (uncredited)
Tommy Williamson .... puppeteer (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pet Cemetery II" - Canada (English title) (orthographically correct title), USA (orthographically correct title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong horror violence, and for sexuality and language
Runtime:
100 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Chile:14 | Finland:K-18 (1993) (theatrical rating) (uncut) | Finland:K-16 (1993) (video rating) (cut) | France:16 | Germany:18 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Iceland:(Banned) | Iceland:16 (cut) | Ireland:18 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:18 | Philippines:R-18 | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #31903)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
When production started, January 1992, the director Mary Lambert was set to filming in Maine, like the first one. But the producers switched production to Georgia because they were wary of Maine's winter weather around that time. Plus Georgia's topiary was similar to MaineSee more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The casket is too small for a woman.See more »
Quotes:
Gus Gilbert:You bury your own.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
ShitlistSee more »

FAQ

Why was the right side of Renee's face melting when she was caught in the fire at the end of the movie?
Is 'Pet Sematary II' based on a book?
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Dark horror enlivened by flashes of humor and good performance by Clancy Brown..., 13 November 2011
Author: Neil Doyle from U.S.A.

Some of the scathing reviews from those who preferred the original PET SEMATARY rather than this sequel, are misleading, no matter how well-intentioned these viewers were. This horror film, full of the kind of touches evident in any Stephen King story, is really much better than these reviews would have you believe.

The premise, of course, is a silly one--that burying dead animals or human beings in a specially cursed Indian sematary will bring them back to life, deadlier than ever in evil intent. But once you get beyond that, there's enough fright and scares invoked by the script and by the clever direction of Mary Lambert, particularly in sequences involving Clancy Brown. His return from the grave is marked by some really scary and howlingly funny moments that give the film a sense of life it otherwise would have lacked.

She has also directed her two youthful protagonists, Edward Furlong and Jason McGuire, in such a manner that she gets skillful performances from them. Furlong has a glowing presence that fits the material beautifully and McGuire has a naturalness that is refreshing and real.

And the story actually covers a lot of ground, everything from bad parenting to bullying from one's peers and lots of revenge motifs that lead to some truly harrowing moments. Alas, it's true that much of the action has a mean-spirited slant but all of it is somewhat softened by touches of real humor.

Worth a look if you enjoyed the first PET SEMATARY.

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