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Pet Sematary (2019)

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Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Clarke ... Louis
Amy Seimetz ... Rachel
John Lithgow ... Jud
Jeté Laurence ... Ellie
Hugo Lavoie Hugo Lavoie ... Gage
Lucas Lavoie Lucas Lavoie ... Gage
Obssa Ahmed ... Victor Pascow
Alyssa Brooke Levine ... Zelda (as Alyssa Levine)
Maria Herrera ... Marcella
Frank Schorpion ... Rachel's Father
Linda E. Smith Linda E. Smith ... Rachel's Mother
Sonia Maria Chirila ... Young Rachel
Naomi Frenette ... Upset Student (as Naomi Jean)
Suzi Stingl ... Norma
Kelly Lee ... Nurse Kelly
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Storyline

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 nearby. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better.

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Sometimes Dead Is Better See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, bloody images, and some language | See all certifications »

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Details

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Official Facebook | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pet Sematary See more »

Filming Locations:

Montreal, Quebec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,502,775, 7 April 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,724,696, 30 May 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$112,399,944, 30 May 2019
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color | Color (Deluxe)| Color (FotoKem)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

When Rachel is returning home from Boston, there is a highway sign that says "Derry 20 miles". Derry is a town that appears in numerous Stephen King stories, most prominently in "IT." See more »

Goofs

During Louis's first trip to the burial ground, some lightning is seen near the horizon. Thunder follows about a second later. The lightning appears miles distant, and the thunder would have taken much longer to reach Louis's location. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Louis Creed: [places foot on Ellie's chest as she struggles, while he picks up a shovel and gets ready to end her with it] I thought we could be a family, I wanted us to be a family, but we can't!
Ellie: [stops struggling] But we can, Daddy. We can.
[Louis is suddenly impaled through his back with a steel rod by an undead Rachel]
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Alternate Versions

Paramount Pictures Australia submitted a 98 minute version of Pet Sematary which gained an MA15+ rating. Presumably this version was pre-cut in an attempt to gain a lower M rating. As with Overlord, Paramount Pictures Australia decided to release the uncut version instead which also gained an MA15+ rating. See more »

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Featured in Projector: Pet Sematary (2019) See more »

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Deep Grief
Written by Gerhard Narholz (as Otto Sieben)
Courtesy of APM Music
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User Reviews

 
Great little Easter egg!!
14 April 2019 | by aehadamsahSee all my reviews

I thought the movie was very awesome and one thing I just wanted to mention was that in the beginning of the movie, Ellie is watching a spongebob cartoon, and that specific spongebob episode was one where they believe Squidward is dead but he "comes back to life"...i just thought that was a great little foreshadowing thing that they put in there.


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