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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Edward Furlong
Anthony Edwards
Clancy Brown
Jason McGuire
Directors
Mary Lambert
Screenwriters
Richard Outten
Stephen King
Running Time
102 minutes

Pet Sematary Two
Kids bring dog back from the dead, but get more than they bargained for.


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Plot
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.


Verdict
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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