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Pet Sematary Two (1992)

Preceeded by: Pet Sematary (1989)

Director:
Mary Lambert

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Horror

NORWEGIAN TITLE
De levende døde 2

RUNNING TIME
102 minutes

Producer:
Ralph S. Singleton
Screenwriter:
Richard Outten


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Chase Matthews Anthony Edwards ½
Geoff Matthews Edward Furlong
Gus Gilbert Clancy Brown
Drew Gilbert Jason McGuire ½
Marjorie Hargrove Sarah Trigger

 

Review

This unnecessary sequel to the 1989 original sees the same director and largely the same plot. The only fresh aspect is that the characters are replaced, with young Edward Furlong (from Terminator 2: Judgement Day) serving as our protagonist. Despite some small alterations, Pet Sematary Two is painfully predictable. And the main antagonist, town sheriff Gus Gilbert (Clancy Brown), is the definition of a stereotype. Perhaps this could have been a fairly effective story if not for the fact that we've seen it all before – to which the filmmakers' only response is piling it on.

Copyright © 01.09.1996 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
(English version: © 06.10.2021 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang)