Pet Sematary

Release Date: April 5th, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

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. When tragedy strikes, Louis turns to his neighbor Jud Crandall, setting off a perilous chain reaction that unleashes an unspeakable evil with horrific consequences.

Cast: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, Hugo Lavoie, Lucas Lavoie, Obssa Ahmed, Alyssa Brooke Levine

Director: Kevin Kolsch , Dennis Widmyer

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Alphaville Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Brooding , 2010s , Escape , Rise , House , Wife , Tense , Doctor , Family , Hospital

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Jim VejvodaIGN

    While some purists may balk at the changes and omissions made here, those simply looking for a horror movie as compelling as it is wicked should enjoy this new Pet Sematary. show more

  • 75
    Bobby LePireFilm Threat

    Pet Sematary balances humor, drama, and horror believably while exploring the inner turmoil of a seemingly ordinary couple; though the script does not go far enough in establishing their new life and dodgy special effects hurt some scenes. Happily, the cast makes up for these flaws with great turns, lead by Jeté Laurence, whose performance is reason enough to watch the film. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The book's creepy premise justifies this modern second look, which proves to be a solid if not earthshaking horror pic built around notably good performances. show more

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