Pet Sematary (2019) vs. Pet Sematary (1989) – Movie Review

Review of 2019 movie Pet Semetary contrasted with the 1989 original version. I watched both movies for the first time back-to-back.

Storyline: Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

Director: Kevin Kölsch, Dennis Widmyer
Writer: Stephen King (novel), Matt Greenberg (screen story by)

Stars:
Jason Clarke as Louis Creed
Amy Seimetz as Rachel Creed
John Lithgow as Jud Crandall
Jeté Laurence as Ellie Creed
Hugo Lavoie and Lucas Lavoie as Gage Creed
Obssa Ahmed as Victor Pascow
Alyssa Brooke Levine as Zelda Goldman

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release Date:
Runtime: 1h 41min
Production Companies: Di Bonaventura Pictures
Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures
US MPAA Rating: R
Canadian MPA Rating: 18A
Budget: $21 million

===== REVIEW SCORES =====

DANNYMALT SCORE: 6.0
IMDB Score: 6.3
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metascore: 57
CinemaScore: C+

Review Scores as of April 9, 2019.

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===== EXTRA INFO =====
Intro & Outro Music in video by Illinois Brass Band “Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Illinois_Brass_Band/Music_to_Summon_the_Spirits/

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