Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary

DVD - 2006
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After moving to an idyllic home in the countryside, life seems perfect for the Creed family, but not for long. Louis and Rachel Creed and their two young children settle into a house that sits next door to a pet cemetery--built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbor, Jud Crandall, hides the cemetery's darkest secret until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected.
Publisher: Hollwood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2006]
ISBN: 9781415724668
1415724660
Branch Call Number: DVD PET SEM
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned

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emmckee
Nov 24, 2019

I can't imagine ever watching this movie and thinking it was good, even in 1989. The acting is horrible, except maybe the toddler, who was a better actor than most in this film. I enjoyed the book but after watching this version I'm not convinced I care to watch the remake.

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drogo
Aug 29, 2019

i'm waiting for my turn to rent this movie from the library. I've watched the version in which the daughter dies and Judson is a widower. I'm some what excited to watch this version having been told that it is far more in line with the book. Either way both the book and the movie are awesomely freaky and disturbing. I'm sure this version will be just as much so if not more.

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lindy919
May 17, 2019

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This movie is terrible in every possible way.
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chriscoleman
Jul 05, 2016

Still one of the scariest movies out there. A young family moves to a beautiful house, not realizing it's right next to a highway used by semi trucks. The inevitable happens, their toddler ends up walking out onto the road as a truck passes...and the neighbor shows them the local pet cemetery where animals that are buried come back to life. Truly terrifying. Be careful what you wish for.

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lukasevansherman
Oct 28, 2015

"Well sometimes, dead is better."
1989 adaptation of Stephen King's novel about an Indian burial ground (of course)In rural Maine that has the power to bring things back to life. Don't people know better? King did the screenplay and has a cameo as a preacher. I disagree with the reviewer who commended the pacing, as I think it's a bit uneven, especially in the family scenes. It does excel in creating a haunted atmosphere and has a strong, creepy conclusion. Character actor Fred Gwynne stands out as the eccentric neighbor. The Ramones did the title song and Mary Lambert directed. Followed by a sequel.

triptophan Jan 24, 2015

Scary movie. Rent Pet Sementary and watch as Stephen King scares you to pieces! The acting makes this dvd just as good.

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jazeebelle
Jun 07, 2014

This movie is so brilliantly paced and quite a well screen adaption of the book of the same name. With just enough creepiness to make you shutter. Love Fred Gywnne and the kid is actually quite a decent lil actor. (he wants to play with yooooooou.... watch it, you'll get the reference.

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Jake123
Apr 01, 2013

saw this movie on amc and i jumped out of my seat!!!

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bstudent
Jan 05, 2012

good story, kind of scary horror-more pg13 family oriented. perhaps the moral is: do what you know is right in the begining or else continue to lie and cover it up until you die...

Brian_Scott Oct 14, 2011

I took a girl out on a first date to see this movie, and the part where Church jumps out right after being buried, my date jumped out of her chair and into my lap. Great date movie. Ha Ha.

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Jake123
Apr 01, 2013

it will work this time! Because she just died, she just died a little while ago!

Victor Pascow: [echoes and fades away] Please! Louis! No!

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Lexikal
Sep 24, 2011

"The soil in a man's heart is stonier. " - Victor Pascow.

"The barrier was not meant to be crossed. The ground is sour. "
-Victor Pascow.

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Jake123
Apr 01, 2013

The Creed family has moved to a nice little community, but shortly after the move, their son is killed. Grief-stricken, the father fins out that there is a cemetery where you can bury your loved ones, and they can come back to life. He takes his son to this place, and he is brought back. It seems all is well again, until the son kills a person. That is where the father learns , "Not everything that comes back is the same." Now, he has to find a way to stop his son before he kills the whole town

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