Pet Sematary
  Fan submitted reviews of Pet Sematary (Movie):
Posted By: Bailey - November 22nd, 2012 9:38:12 am EST

Probably the scariest movie I ever seen in my life. It's a pretty awesome movie, it held my interest from start to finish, although it had scenes that seemed almost too scary to be in a movie. It was extremely creepy... Someday, I plan to read the book. (Scary part: Zelda)

Posted By: Landa - August 14th, 2012 1:28:15 pm EDT

I will never get tired of this movie and any of his boooks even my son is getting addicted with his movies and his only 10 Stephen King, there are some strange things going on inside his cranium and i love the outcome of it!!!

Posted By: Church_came_back - July 9th, 2012 10:39:44 am EDT

the book was better judd and ellie and gage and rachel were not how i pictured them i thought church was brown missy dandridge dies norma crandall isnt in it the dead fall is not how i pictured it not as much detail (i was happy they didnt show chapter 15) rachel kills louis. in the book judd is like buster ellie is smaller and has shorter hair. gage has dark hair and a more baby face and rachel has long brown hair missy dandrige doesnt die and looks nothing like that not that old. at the end rachel doesnt kill him the end is "i heard the door creak open and heard footsteps. a hand rested on my shoulder. a voice full of gravel said darling" i thought the movie was good but the book was a lot better. im 13 and i really love stephen king books this is definately my favourite.....

Posted By: Molly - April 30th, 2012 2:32:33 pm EDT

I watched this movie on netflix one day, and was so interested by it that I felt I needed to read the book, even though I've never been a fan of reading. The book made me a fan of reading. I reckon this is probably one of the only instances where you can watch the movie before reading the book and still enjoy the book, because the book is a million times better. The movie is great but it leaves out way too much.It is the best book I've ever read though, it really messes with your head. Amazing.

Posted By: Leon - April 3rd, 2012 11:58:56 am EDT

Pet Semetary? On VHS? loved it! And who would have thought they would have chosen Fred Gwynn for the part of the neihghbor? The Priest you suppose?? Brilliant- and a SpectaculaR thriller. This a great way to have fun staying in touch EVERONE! Gotta Run leon

Posted By: 10 Year Old Fan - March 25th, 2012 2:18:39 pm EDT

this movie scared the shit out of me, but I loved it. When i got done watching it for the first time,( my mom was sitting next to me,BTW) I yelled out "THAT WAS AWESOME!!!". I am gonna order the book for my mom's b-day.

Posted By: Myintx - February 10th, 2012 10:15:16 pm EST

I remember reading the book when it first came out and then seeing the movie and being disappointed it wasn't as good as the book. That was years ago. I just saw the movie again this week on AMC. To me the movie was much better this time around since I had forgotten some of the details of the book and wasn't trying to compare the book and the movie :)

Posted By: Myintx - February 10th, 2012 10:12:05 pm EST

I remember reading the book when it first came out and then seeing the movie and being disappointed it wasn't as good as the book. That was years ago. I just saw the movie again this week on AMC. To me the movie was much better this time around since I had forgotten some of the details of the book and wasn't trying to compare the book and the movie :)

Posted By: Anonymous - February 3rd, 2012 10:14:06 am EST

this was the first stephen king movie i saw. i fell in love with him at first sight. he is a horror master.

Posted By: LpCc - October 16th, 2011 7:32:07 pm EDT

This was the first Stephen King movie i've ever seen! I love the indian burial ground!!

Posted By: Angie - July 17th, 2011 2:36:53 pm EDT

i really luv these movies iam your bigest fan when i was a kid my mother took me to your house and we took pics of us standing in front of your house i was reqlly hopeing to meet you but you was probley in your room working hard on your next movie or book.

Posted By: Creeping Death - June 20th, 2011 12:31:26 pm EDT

this movie sucked read the book!!!!!! the movie left out importanat parts

Posted By: Liz - May 23rd, 2011 5:20:14 pm EDT

Pet Sematary was my Stephen King first - it was the first of his movies I watched and it was the first book by him that I read.

Posted By: Olivia - April 23rd, 2011 3:41:31 pm EDT

This was such a great movie! It was quite suspenseful.. but the right amount. great classic :)

Posted By: DebSam - January 10th, 2011 11:30:28 pm EST

I long for a Pet Sematary two by Stephen King!!!!!!!!

Posted By: Anonymous - January 5th, 2011 8:56:12 pm EST



im in the middle of this book right now(gage has just died :( ) and that's awesome (but i didnt like the movie)

Posted By: S.K.Rules - January 4th, 2011 11:08:39 am EST

Just went on to imdb and found out there is going to be a remake of pet sematary and is set for release in 2012. Firestarter and maximum overdrive are also going to get a remake.

Posted By: Meow - November 20th, 2010 5:02:52 pm EST


Just a tip DON'T WATCH WHEN YOUR GRAY CAT IS SITTING ON YOUR LAP! When Church hissed at Louis in the garage I was to freaked out to let my cat sleep in my bed! But over all i loved the movie! The book on the other hand was much better I read the part when Gage died the first time at camp and people wouldent stop asking me why I was crying!

Posted By: Natalie - October 27th, 2010 12:48:56 am EDT

I still get into hysterics when I think about the part where Jud's tendon gets sliced. I love this movie though, and am proud to have it in my DVD collection.

Posted By: MrsPennywise96 - September 2nd, 2010 7:09:05 pm EDT
Such a moving movie - the book didn't make me cry; but that's only because The King didn't go into to the details of the truck killing Gage as much as the movie did. I mean, the book was all like, "and he had two months to live..." and in the next chapter, he was dead. However, my FAVOURITE book of all time, and my SECOND FAVOURITE horror movie.
Posted By: S.K.Rules - August 13th, 2010 7:40:27 pm EDT
really great movie, and to Kiba, if the cat looked more like a zombie then the ellie (and the others) would know about the burial ground and that would maybe have stopped gage getting buried there, and the boy who played gage was just 5yrs old at the time you can't put him to throw much, I thought that was great acting for a 5yr old.
Posted By: Kiba - May 13th, 2010 11:44:13 am EDT
It was great! The ending was chilling, and Louis looked almost just like I envisioned him in the book. The scene with gage getting killed was disturbing to say the least. Having said that though, I do have some thoughts. Church could have looked a lot more Zombie-ish, and the same thing with Gage. I found the whole Gage killing scene a little stupid, because he just looked like an angry little kid holding a scalpel. I mean COME ON! He was crushed by an 18 wheeler! Wheres the lurching motions that King decribed in the books? Overall, good movie. 7.5/10
Posted By: Gail - May 3rd, 2010 4:04:50 pm EDT
I thought the book and the movie were wonderful! At my age, I have read and watched most of Mr. Kings books and movies, this one scared me when I first watched it! Made me wary of Gray Cats for awhile!!
Posted By: Kyle - April 25th, 2010 2:45:43 am EDT
i lve your books and movies

Posted By: Anonymous - April 6th, 2010 1:34:42 pm EDT
i thought the movie was the best one i have seen in a long time and i cant wait to see it again
Posted By: Freak - March 29th, 2010 10:31:43 am EDT
the book and the movie were freakin awesome!!! scared the crap out of me at points in the movie though, hehe :P i
Posted By: Michelle - February 5th, 2010 11:52:03 am EST
i love the movie i am reading the book now
Posted By: Anonymous - February 4th, 2010 11:30:19 am EST
i thought the movie was heart breaking but good. I cried my eyes out when the little child died though.
Posted By: Irish Princess 81 - January 8th, 2010 10:27:38 am EST
I have to say that i really enjoyed this books very much. It was very scary and at times very creepy. I loved the film version of the book but it was very sad when gage died.

Posted By: Christopher - January 3rd, 2010 7:47:26 pm EST
Has there been a recent version of this movie? I read the book and it was amazing, and now I want to see the movie,but i never see it anywhere.
Posted By: Yelyaaclement - December 6th, 2009 7:14:37 pm EST
This was incredible. Just... strange. yet memorably incredible.
Posted By: SteveRocks - November 18th, 2009 7:40:51 pm EST
I fell in LOVE with the book and the movie was pretty good. I gotta admit, I'm not a fan of movies but the book made me afraid of toddlers.
Posted By: Dejolane - October 6th, 2009 1:54:26 pm EDT
I think the 1st one was the best.
Posted By: Anonymous - September 2nd, 2009 7:07:01 am EDT
hey people. I am a fan of StephenKking too. HE ROCKS!!!
Posted By: Pascow19 - August 20th, 2009 11:10:56 pm EDT
I think this movie is plain genious. Stephen King is one of the best horror movie writers of all time. I thought this movie was great. Victor Pascow is definatley my favorie character in the movie because I think he is just AWESOME...don't ask why I just do....if you ask me I think he's the best character of the movie. Anyway I just think this is one great horror movie because it's just plain awesome like pascow and it has a moral...and that moral is "sometimes dead is better" which Jud stated and I agree completly...this movie scared me to death when I firsted watched it....I was scared of Pascow and Zelda the most but mostly I watched more that week I grew to like Pascow but I'll always hate Zelda no matter what...Over-all this movie is one of my favorites and always will be and I just have to say they did an outstanding job on this and that is why I love it so much...and if you haven't seen it I recomend to watch it once again...VICTOR PASCOW IS AWESOME. BEST MOVIE EVER! PEACE OUT! :)
Posted By: Berly30542 - August 9th, 2009 1:29:06 pm EDT
The movie was great I loved it
Posted By: JRM - August 3rd, 2009 3:40:06 am EDT
I haven't read the book...but this movie absolutely frightened me when I was younger, and it may still. So original and terrifying. I'm going to be on the lookout for the book.
Posted By: Zerro - July 15th, 2009 9:04:36 am EDT
Two Words....Zelda...Goldman!.....scarriest stuff ever, i watched that movie for the first time when i was like 12, still gives me the creepers
Posted By: Jonathan Starling - June 21st, 2009 3:08:56 am EDT
I thought Pet Sematary was one of the best horror films I have ever seen and I would like to see it in action again.
Posted By: Anonymous - June 2nd, 2009 12:29:54 am EDT
This is my favorite King's movie. Only if you knew what I did to my sister after we watched it :) (evil.. no.. extremely evil grin). She did not want to take her shower for a week. I got basically all his books and all the movies/mini-series based on his book. Thank you S. King .. more mini-series please.. it's been a long time. Please... pretty please with whip cream and a cherry on top :) :) :)
Posted By: Dee - May 14th, 2009 4:39:01 pm EDT
I love all Stephen King's books I once had a collection of them all , but lost them. I would like to start my collection again.
Posted By: Candice - April 28th, 2009 10:54:37 am EDT
I loved this movie the book was awsome to. Stephen king is my favorite aurthor!!!
Posted By: Anonymous - April 28th, 2009 10:07:32 am EDT
Eerie. My cat does not like the trailer. The book was scarier although the resurrectred wife was gross-the kissing scene.
Posted By: Luke - March 29th, 2009 7:48:48 pm EDT
great movie loved the book as well stephan king is my allllltime favorite auther
Posted By: Anonymous - February 21st, 2009 1:45:44 pm EST
this was such a great movie it was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted By: Anonymous - January 21st, 2009 3:26:52 pm EST
stephen king is a great author some day i would like to write as good as him
Posted By: Anonymous - January 6th, 2009 11:39:17 am EST
Finished it and LOVED it! It made me think twice about my cat(who is now 16ish). Especially with him balding. Loved the book and all the twists and turns
Posted By: Shellie - January 5th, 2009 8:28:28 pm EST
If I could meet anyone in the world, it would be Stephen King. The man can write the S**T out of a book!! Pet Sematary happens to be my fave.
Posted By: ?????? - December 28th, 2008 12:54:44 pm EST
stephen king is a excellent writer he always pushes the right buttons to unnerve me especially when the little boy is under the bed, like at the beginning things are ok then bammmmmmm wierd thing s begin 2 happen.....
Posted By: ? - December 18th, 2008 3:10:41 pm EST
omg stephen king is very cool
Posted By: JackieMarie - December 11th, 2008 8:22:52 pm EST
The book was scarier. My cat, however, did not like Church's scowl in the trailer. Neither did I. What happened to Ellie? Did she stay with her grandparents? That she had a nightmare about Pascow was unnerving, so was he. The reincarnation of Creed was frightening. Wonderful movie. Oh, how come the beginning theme is the same one from Amilyville 1979, the children singing? Great movie.
Posted By: Rachel Wilson - December 8th, 2008 11:37:24 pm EST
omg...i saw this movie when i was 11 and now i'm 19 and it still gives me nightmares! when the little boy is under the bed...i still have to run a jump to get on my bed. i have to say this is one of the best movies i have ever seen i love steven king!!!
Posted By: Rachel Wilson - December 8th, 2008 11:35:38 pm EST
omg...i saw this movie when i was 11 and now i'm 19 and it still gives me nightmares! when the little boy is under the bed...i still have to run a jump to get on my bed. i have to say this is one of the best movies i have ever seen i love stephen king!!!
Posted By: Devon - October 5th, 2008 8:24:06 am EDT
ive read this book and i loved it i cant wait to see the movie i love stephen king and i ironicly named my cat winston church hill
Posted By: Tamara - September 29th, 2008 11:56:48 pm EDT
Just stumbled onto this site. Should have checked it out long ago. This movie was okay. It makes me laugh now actually. "no fair daddy" haha classic. Of course the book is better. People should really learn to read.
Posted By: Fallon - September 27th, 2008 11:54:59 am EDT
Hi stephen king i was wondering if your gonna make more movies you know scary or confusing ones that would be nice ohh yeahh....the reason why i went on your site cause i just finished watching Pet sematary...
Posted By: Portia - September 16th, 2008 8:36:27 pm EDT
This is definatley the Scariest book I have ever read in my life - not a big achievment with me being 15. I have red gruesom books, disturbing books, creepy books and damned disgusting books. This is the only book that I have ever read that has actualy instilled fear in me. I couldn't sleep for three days, it was bloody brilliant.
Posted By: Melissa - September 12th, 2008 12:31:04 am EDT
I may be totally biased because I loved the novel, possibly the best thing I have ever read in terms of plot, characterisation and sheer awesomeness, but I HATED this damn movie!!! Yes, p.s is a horror novel, but it's also full of drama and emotion and I thought the film treatment just turned it into another shlock-horror bit. The only part I liked was when Gage and Rachel's sister came back to haunt Rachel - that was atmospheric and scared me crapless, but apart from that I thought it was rubbish and not a patch on the novel that was supposedly it's inspiration. I realise movies can't go into thoughts and feelings in as much detail as novels can, but all of the moments that in the novel were so gut wrenching and horrific seemed in the movie to fly by like a semi-trailer driven by a speed freak.
Posted By: Kody Boye - September 6th, 2008 5:21:02 am EDT
One thing this movie does that others fail to do is actually give you something to think about. The novel was about death, and the movie is no different. I think that, through movies, an author's voice is better heard, since more people watch movies than read. Stephen left a valuable message in PET SEMETERY: Don't mess with things that aren't out of your power; every and anything has its time and place to finally cease to exist.


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