Two boys think it somehow would be a good idea to bring the dead back to life after discovering the handily live next-door to an ancient Indian burial ground. First thing they start with is their dead dog, but not only does that go horribly wrong but it's not long before other dead people start appearing, unsurprisingly the ones they wish had stayed dead.
With flashes of what might have been throughout, it's frustrating that Pet Semetary Two fails to deliver. You feel it could so easily have acknowledged and played with its B-movie status yet somehow it's left trying to be something it could never be, one of Stephen King's masterpieces.
Reviewed by Kim Newman
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