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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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They don't come back the Same. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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:

$43,017,208, 16 April 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$81,868,097, 16 April 2019
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Color:

Color | Color (Deluxe)| Color (FotoKem)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

On April 16, 2018, it was announced that Jason Clarke had been cast in the lead role of Louis Creed. On May 4, 2018, it was reported John Lithgow had joined the cast in the role of Jud Crandall. In June 2018, it was announced that Amy Seimetz had been cast in the lead female role as Rachel Creed, that Jeté Laurence had been cast as the Creed's daughter Ellie, and that twins Hugo and Lucas Lavoie had been cast as Creed's son Gage. In October 2018, it was reported that Obssa Ahmed had been cast as college student Victor Pascow and Alyssa Brooke Levine was cast to play Zelda Goldman. Zelda was previously portrayed by stuntman Andrew Hubatsek in the 1989 film. See more »

Goofs

When Ellie begins climbing the barrier in the "pet sematary", she accidentally kicks what appears to be a hornets nest, and is stung on the leg. Judd appears and immediately removes the stinger, and applies a dab of mud as first aid. Hornets do not leave their stingers behind when they sting. Only bees do this. See more »

Quotes

Ellie: His name's Church. It's short for Winston Churchill. He's someone who lived a really long time ago.
Jud Crandall: I know who Winston Churchill is.
Ellie: Wow. You must be really old.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Shazam!/Pet Semetary (2019) See more »

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Sometimes Dead Is Better ( Score 9.5/10 ⭐ )
15 April 2019 | by ymyusedaSee all my reviews

Sometimes, dead is better. A brilliant adaptation of stephen king's bestselling novel from 1983. This movie is just amazing and the acting from everyone was great. If you want to see a film that will truly give you chills, you must watch Pet Sematary. This movie succeeds far more at being truly terrifiying experience !! Absolute horror perfection !!


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