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  • Official Trailer
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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

Sometimes, dead is better. Stephen King’s chilling novel of second chances is adapted anew. Louis and Amy Creed (Jason Clarke and Amy Seimetz) move their family to rural Maine. As the couple and their two young children settle in, they meet neighbor Jud Crandall (John Lithgow) and discover a mysterious burial ground for pets not far from their home.

Beyond that strange location, however, is another plot of land — and anything buried in this hallowed ground returns to a mangled semblance of life. When tragedy strikes, Louis Creed can’t resist the temptation to use that power to assuage his grief. His decision unleashes an evil which may consume the entire family.

Cast

  • Jason Clarke
  • Amy Seimetz
  • John Lithgow
  • Jeté Laurence
  • Hugo Lavoie
  • Lucas Lavoie
  • Obssa Ahmed
  • Alyssa Brooke Levine
  • Sonia Maria Chirila
  • Maria Herrera

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Verified Review
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The best part of the movie was seeing a highway sign that read “DERRY 20”.

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Tomas S
Verified Review

Just throw the whole movie in the TRASH 🚮🚮

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Chika J

Metacritic

30
Apr 5, 2019

I’m a pretty easy scare, but I sat through this Pet Sematary mostly unbothered. Which is certainly not the takeaway one should have from an adaptation of a Stephen King novel, let alone the one that King has said frightens him more than anything else he’s written. In this new film, you almost can’t see what he was so afraid of.

Richard Lawson
Vanity Fair
60
Apr 1, 2019

As with all Stephen King stories, there are resonant universal themes running through Pet Sematary; guilt, grief and trauma fuel this tale of a family who move to the countryside and become embroiled with an ancient evil. Yet these are buried deep under a mudslide of horror cliches — jump scares, creepy kids, expositional newspaper headlines — that reduce this to just another run-of-the-mill horror remake.

Nikki Baughan
Screen Daily
70
Mar 16, 2019

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.

Metacritic review by John DeFore
John DeFore
The Hollywood Reporter