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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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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:

$54,543,167, 20 May 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$109,616,191, 15 May 2019
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Color | Color (Deluxe)| Color (FotoKem)

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Church is found dead on Halloween in this version. In the book and 1989 film version he is killed on Thanksgiving Day. See more »

Goofs

When the tanker truck swerved to avoid Gage the trailer becomes detached from the tractor which leads to the tragic death. However, in real life this would not have happened, and the whole truck unit would have simply crashed into the ditch. See more »

Quotes

Jud Crandall: They said the ground was... bad.
Louis Creed: Sour. They said the ground was sour.
Jud Crandall: ...yes.
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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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Features SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) See more »

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Pet Sematary
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A great remake
4 April 2019 | by joleehyattSee all my reviews

I had high expectations for this and I have to say it didn't disappoint. It was better than the original and I enjoyed some of the changes they made fro the source material, and original film.

It made me jump in a few places and it was lovely to see John lithgow doing some fantastic acting. The little girl Ellie was also very good given her age and that cat is one grumpy sour-puss. (Pun intended)

It would have been full stars if one actor in particular had been dropped as I really don't see how they contributed anything to the storyline. Won't point fingers, as I'm confident when you have seen the movie, you'll know who it is straightaway.

Would watch again and recommend others to see it too.


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