A crushing disappointment for fans of the popular Stephen King novel on which it is based, PET SEMATARY takes a deeply disturbing premise--the collapse of the American family--and turns it into just another shock-a-minute horror show, with little in the way of character development,
thematic exploration, or even simple suspense. Dr. Louis Creed (Dale Midkiff), wife Denise (Rachel Creed), son Gage (Miko Hughes), and daughter Ellie (Blaze Berdahl) move from Chicago to Maine, where neighbor Jud Crandall (Fred Gwynne) tells the doctor about the strange history of the pet cemetery
and Indian burial ground that lie behind Creeds' house. When the family cat is hit by a tr...