Pet Sematary II (1992)

R   |    |  Fantasy, Horror

Pet Sematary II (1992) Poster

A teenage boy and his father move to his recently-deceased mother's hometown, where they encounter the ancient Native American cemetery with the power to raise the dead.




  • Sarah Trigger in Pet Sematary II (1992)
  • Anthony Edwards in Pet Sematary II (1992)
  • Jason McGuire in Pet Sematary II (1992)
  • Clancy Brown in Pet Sematary II (1992)
  • Mary Lambert in Pet Sematary II (1992)
  • Darlanne Fluegel in Pet Sematary II (1992)

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25 March 2001 | michaelRokeefe
| A ghoulish tale. Evil just has trouble staying dead.
This is a sequel that has no connection to Stephen King. The only thing carried over from the original is the same location. Parts of this film are gory while violence over shadows the horror. This movie has been struck with a mean streak.

A young widower(Anthony Edwards)moves with his young son (Edward Furlong)to an old town in Maine. After hearing the legend of the pet cemetery where sometimes the dead are revived; he wants to take his mother from her grave and place her in the special burial ground in hopes of her rejoining the family. The boy's best friend's stepfather is proof that the legend is true. Some of the strangest scenes are funnier than they are scary. But don't rest easy for there are times you will flinch.

Also in the cast are: Clancy Brown, Jason McGuire and Lisa Waltz.

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When Drew enters the vet's office with Zowie on a leash, Zowie chases the kitten and the kitten runs under a surgical gurney to find safety. This scene was shot in cuts and the kitten was not actually there when the dog was doing the chasing. The kitten was filmed separately going from A to B, with one trainer releasing the kitten and a second trainer calling to the kitten with food as a reward. The actor opened the door, holding the leash, and the trainer then gave a verbal command to the dog to speak and then called the dog to him. The actor struggled with the dog, holding the leash, and then on cue, let the leash go as the dog ran out of frame. A scene was then filmed with the kitten under the gurney and Drew holding Zowie back as he tries to get to the kitten under the gurney. The kitten was never frightened or in any real danger as the dog likes kittens and the two animals are friends.


Renee Hallow: Jeff, I love you. Stay with me, Dead Is BETTER! DEAD IS BETTER! STAY WITH ME, OH GOD!


(at around 1h 30 mins) There is much more brain splatter on Jeff's face the second time he approaches the door (this time, holding the ax).

Alternate Versions

There is a good-quality workprint circulating as a bootleg which contains all the graphic violence (including a more graphic shot of the drill scene) which was cut from the U.S. release to earn an "R" rating.


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Plot Summary


Fantasy | Horror

Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,825,100 30 August 1992

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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