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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 | Canada

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

Gross USA:

$54,724,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$112,399,944
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

When Louis does research on his MacBook about reanimation incidents in Ludlow, he comes across articles about Hanratty the bull and soldier Timmy Baterman. In this remake Baterman is updated from a WWII Veteran to a Vietnam Veteran, due to being set in the 2010s rather than the 1980s, in which the book and original Pet Sematary (1989) were set). See more »

Goofs

For the Halloween scenes, the outside foliage is seen clearly in full green, spring bloom, this would not be the case for late October (Autumn) in Maine/New England. See more »

Quotes

Ellie: So many trees.
Rachel: It's beautiful, right?
Louis Creed: It's definately not Boston.
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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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stick to the book or the 1989 film
5 August 2019 | by ozmartian77See all my reviews

I'm not going to say much... every "dark" scene looks like it was obviously film in an indoor studio rather than outdoors... anyone scared by this is a child to horror filmmaking.. why King endorsed this i will never know, unless its about the usal $$$... the original film kicks this one's butt in oh so many ways... as a BIG fan of the book this film left me dry in the mouth.. the actors do not reflect the book's in anyway... even if this were a retelling it fails to conjure any real scares, instead opting for cheesy scores at times it wants you to feel tension... it just does not work...


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