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Pet Sematary (1989) Poster

(1989)

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Followed by 

Version of 

Pet Sematary (2019)
Based on the same book

Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.

References 

Peter Pan (1953)
After Loius falls, he says "I lost my happy thought", a reference to what you need to fly in Peter Pan
The Omen (1976)
Antropophagus (1980)
Neck biting scene.
Aliens (1986)

Referenced in 

Siskel & Ebert: Miss Firecracker/K-9/Criminal Law/Scandal/84 Charlie Mopic (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "K-9" review.
The Ramones: Pet Sematary (1989) (Video)
Song lyrics and video content references film.
Resident Alien (1990)
Advertised on a marquee in Harlem.
Wayne's World (1992)
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Clyde tells some of the story at the halloween party when all the kids are sitting at the fire.
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993) (Video)
Character mentions Pet Sematary.
Big Bully (1996)
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Paws/The Alphabet Song/Is So Too (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Paws", The sign over the cemetery gate reads "S. King's Pet Cemetery."
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Casper vs. the Ultimate Fanboy/Field of Screams (1996) (TV Episode)
The sign over the cemetery gate during the closing credits reads "S. King's Pet Sematery."
Urban Legend (1998)
South Park: Spookyfish (1998) (TV Episode)
the Indian Burial Ground Pet Store is a reference to this movie
Silent Hill (1999) (Video Game)
Poster in the alley way
Everybody Loves Raymond: Pet Cemetery (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (2001) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by John Patterson, and the movie poster is shown.
Silent Hill 3 (2003) (Video Game)
A memo can be found in the hospital to a Dr. Midkiff and it is from a person named Crosby. In the movie Pet Sematary, Dale Midkiff plays a doctor (Dr. Creed) and his wife is played by Denise Crosby.
Darkhunters (2004)
Demonic cats
Freak Out (2004)
Poster visible in Merv's room.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Leslie's pet turtles, Church and Zowie, are an homage to two of the pets in Stephen King's Pet Sematary series of films.
Supernatural: Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (2006) (TV Episode)
Dean makes a reference on unholy ground and zombies like Pet Semetary
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
The little kid achiles tendon slice upon an old man is an obvious reference.
The Andromeda Strain (2008) (TV Mini-Series)
Leila guesses it during her game.
The Starter Wife: The Ex-Files (2008) (TV Episode)
Molly is told her movie is "dead like that cat in Pet Semetary."
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Andromeda Strain: Episode #1.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a character trying to guess a movie title in a game of Charades.
Wake Wood (2009)
Both films involve desperate parents who are granted another chance to resurrect their child so as to properly say goodbye to them.
Fanboy & Chum Chum: The Janitor Strikes Back/Dollar Day (2009) (TV Episode)
Fanboy and Chum Chum accidentally "power down" Yo's digital pet cat. To revive the electronic pet, they bury it in the Digital Pet Cemetery - but that only makes it return as a terrorizing digital zombie.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
A poster for this movie is shown when a segment on Cujo looks at other horror movies written by Stephen King.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Stephen King's original novel is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Satan's School for Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
"...probably advising to stay away from the pet semetary."
Neues aus der Anstalt: Der heiße Herbst des Widerstandes (2010) (TV Episode)
The CDU/CSU party congress gets compared to "Pet Cemetery"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.128 (2011) (TV Episode)
Kristen Bell says it's her favorite scary film outside the "Scream" series
Holliston: The Hooker: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam and Joe are hosting Pet Semetary on their show The Movie Crypt.
Frankenweenie (2012)
During the scene where Sparky's silhouette startles a woman as she is hanging up clothes on a clothesline. Is the same as when young Judd's dog startles his mother after coming back to life.
The Cinema Snob: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2013) (TV Episode)
"And make sure you stay away from the pet cementary."
Bob's Burgers: O.T.: The Outside Toilet (2013) (TV Episode)
"Suit Cemetery"
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen.
Rick and Morty: Something Ricked This Way Comes (2014) (TV Episode)
A guy comes by Rick's uncursing business to pick up his undead cat and wife.
Ominous (2015) (TV Movie)
Boy is run over and is evil when he is brought back to life
Justice League (2017)
Flash mentions it when they are bringing Superman back to life.
Fresh Off the Boat: King in the North (2018) (TV Episode)
Jessica and her neighbor visit a pet cemetary while trying to track down Stephen King.

Featured in 

The Ramones: Pet Sematary (1989) (Video)
Clips featured.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part III: 60-41 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 32 on the list
Cinemania: Stephen King: O vasilias tou tromou (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
film clip with Stephen King
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: New Nightmare (2011) (TV Episode)
another of Miko Hughes' childhood horror roles.
Phelous & the Movies: Noel (2016) (TV Episode)
another film in which Beau Berdahl appeared
Trailer Trauma 3: '80s Horror-Thon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.

Spoofed in 

Madhouse (1990)
When Bernice's cat returns from the dead the first time, his appearance is an obvious reference to Church when he does the same.
South Park: The Wacky Molestation Adventure (2000) (TV Episode)
The scene in which the kindergarteners say "we already played with our parents, now we want to play with you" is a parody of a scene from this movie
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
South Park: Butters' Very Own Episode (2001) (TV Episode)
The creepy old man from this movie appears to tell Butters the road to South Park.
South Park: Asspen (2002) (TV Episode)
The old man from Pet Semetary shows up.
The Fairly OddParents: Ruled Out/That's Life (2002) (TV Episode)
Revived dead animals with changed behavior are a topic on this episode
South Park: Marjorine (2005) (TV Episode)
The whole plot about the old farmer who warns Butters' dad not to bury him in the old burial ground
Family Guy: Peter's Two Dads (2007) (TV Episode)
Peter buries his dad in a Pet Cemetery
South Park: Insecurity (2012) (TV Episode)
The old man with the Maine accent in the bar is a spoof of Fred Gwynne's Jud.

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