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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Doctor Louis Creed (Dale Midkiff) moves his family to Maine, where he meets a friendly local named Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne). After the Creeds' cat is accidentally killed, Crandall advises Louis to bury it in the ground near the old pet cemetery. The cat returns to life, its personality changed for the worse. When Louis' son, Gage (Miko Hughes), dies tragically, Louis decides to bury the boy's body in the same ground despite the warnings of Crandall and Louis' visions of a deceased patient.

Cast: Dale Midkiff , Fred Gwynne , Denise Crosby , Brad Greenquist , Michael Lombard , Blaze Berdahl , Miko Hughes , Susan Blommaert

Director: Mary Lambert

Genres: Horror

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Pet Sematary (1989)

Release Date: April 21st, 1989|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • March 08, 2010 KerryC
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    Aw c'mon Kip! While it wasn't as scary & deep as the book, it was pretty darned good. Seeing Gage still be cute, yet terribly afflicted by evil & that voice "I wanna paaay wif yeee-ew Daddy!" really gave this flick the mega-creepy factor. Also Fred Gwynne & even the soundtrack (the oil truck barreling down the road to The Ramones' :Sheena is a Punk Rocker") really added to the greatness of this King classic. The talk of it's being remade makes me wanna' hurl, but that's Hollyweird for ya'; nothing original & CGI out the wazoo!

  • September 21, 2008 Keke
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    It was okay... It was nothing compared to the book though.It wasn't nearly as scary as the book, but it did give me a few creeps...

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