Pet Sematary


1h 43m 1989

Brief Synopsis

The Creed family settles into their idyllic home in the countryside only to discover that it sits next door to a pet cemetery - built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbor, Jud Crandall, hides the cemetery's darkest secret...until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cementerio de animales, Cementerio de mascotas, Cementerio viviente, Cimitero Vivente, Jurtjyrkogården, Simetierre
MPAA Rating
Genre
Horror
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Ellsworth, Maine, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

The Creed family settles into their idyllic home in the countryside only to discover that it sits next door to a pet cemetery - built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbor, Jud Crandall, hides the cemetery's darkest secret...until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected.

Crew

Robert Ahmanson

Other

James Alexander

Other

Steve Alterman

Other

David Leroy Anderson

Special Makeup Effects

Lance Anderson

Makeup

Ray Aragon

Visual Effects

Herb Ault

Grip

Pamela Basker

Casting

Terrence Beasor

Other

Jean Beauvoir

Song

Beth Bergeron

Adr Editor

Frank Bodo

Unit Production Manager

Tony Bongiovi

Song

Jonathan Brandis

Other

Katharin Briggs

Set Decorator

Betzy Bromberg

Other

Phil Bulla

Music

Beverly Burton

Props

Catherine Cavadini

Other

Lindsay D. Chag

Casting Associate

Karen Chalk

Accounting Assistant

Fern Champion

Casting

Peter Chesney

Effects Coordinator

Stephen H Chesney

Other

Tom Chesney

Other

Phillip Christon

Assistant Director

Suzanne Cobb

Lighting Technician

Blake Cornett

Sound Editor

Scott Coulter

Film Lab

Joan Cunningham

Assistant Director

Gregroy J Curda

Foley Mixer

Robin D'arcy

Other

Dins Danielsen

Art Director

Laura Dash

Stunts

Donna Davidge

Assistant

Gordon Davidson

Sound Editor

Gordon Davidson

Sound Editor

Kelly Deco

Other

Joe Deoliveira

Production Assistant

Andrea Dietrich

Storyboard Artist

Robert P Dracup

Lighting Technician

Ken Dufva

Foley Artist

Bill Dunn

Location Manager

Giles Dunning

Assistant Camera Operator

Judi Durand

Other

John Blake Dutro

Special Makeup Effects

Robert Elhai

Assistant

Caren Elin

Other

Mark Elson

Sound Editor

David Emerson

Other

T Erdelyi

Song

Deborah Fallender

Other

Jeff Farley

Film Lab

David Fein

Foley Artist

Leigh Feitelberg

Camera Assistant

Joseph Foss

Craft Service

Ellen Freund

Property Master

Mitchell Galin

Coproducer

Jessica Gallavan

Adr Editor

Mark Gambino

Grip

Donna Garrett

Stunts

Rusty Geller

Steadicam Operator

Matthias Gohl

Music Arranger

Elliot Goldenthal

Music

Michael Gornick

Location Scout

Steve Hagberg

Construction Coordinator

Michael Z. Hanan

Production Designer

Dan Hanley

Editor

Rhonda Hardwick

Props

David A Harp

Assistant Camera Operator

Barbara Harris

Other

Scott E Hart

Animal Trainer

David Blake Hartley

Location Manager

Michael Herbick

Sound

Robert Herron

Stunts

Michael Hill

Editor

Carlene J Hirsch

Other

Cliff Hirsch

Other

David L Horton

Foley Editor

Linda Housworth

Assistant

Ken Hudson

Camera Assistant

John Huneck

Camera Operator

Leslie Huntley

Production Supervisor

Neil Hyman

Transportation Captain

Charles Martin Inouye

Music Editor

Joel Iwataki

Music

Parker Jacobs

Other

Harvey Jason

Other

Adam Jones

Film Lab

Catherine Jones

Production Assistant

David Kagen

Dialogue Consultant

Stephen King

Source Material (From Novel)

Stephen King

Screenplay

Patricia Klawonn

Set Designer

Beth Koenigsberg

Production Coordinator

Karen Kory

Assistant Editor

A. Welch Lambeth

Transportation Coordinator

Gregg Landaker

Sound

Jane C Lang

Sound Editor

Michael Langley

Assistant

Melania Lewis

Assistant

Jesse Long

Script Supervisor

Randall Lorenze

Foreman

Larry Mann

Sound Editor

Ken Marschall

Matte Painter

Steve Maslow

Sound

Rosane Mccarron

Assistant

David Mccharen

Other

Ginger Mcguire

Assistant

Cathy L Mckenney

On-Set Dresser

Brian Mcmillan

Animal Trainer

Raymond Mcneel

Assistant

Ryan Mcwhorter

Other

Jennifer Meisle

Other

Ileane Meltzer

Wardrobe Supervisor

Steven Mercurio

Music Conductor

Patrushka Mierzwa

Boom Operator

Dean Miller

Other

Ingrid Noad

Costumes

William O'brien

Transportation Captain

J Offer

Apprentice

Hiram Oortiz

Hair

Hiram Oortiz

Makeup

Christine Orth

Assistant

Linda Phillips

Other

Bill Pierson

Dolly Grip

Stephanie Pilk

Set Decorator

Nurit Prag

Production Assistant

Heather Pumphrey

Production Assistant

Jan Rabson

Other

Dee Dee Ramone

Song

David Randolph

Other

Robert Raring

Color Timer

Michael Reidy

Set Designer

Daniel Rey

Song

Tim Reynolds

Props

Bruce Richardson

Sound Editor

John Robotham

Stunts

Manya K Rubinstein

Other

Richard P Rubinstein

Producer

Philippa Salisbury

Other

Jim Savoie

Production Assistant

Marcus Schaub

Apprentice

Gary Schwartz

Other

Ben R Scott

Stunts

Lagloria Scott

Other

Penina Segall

Other

Ralph Singleton

Associate Producer

John Small

Assistant Camera Operator

Shirley Sonderegger

Assistant

Peter Stein

Director Of Photography

Peter Stein

Dp/Cinematographer

Dawn Steinberg

Casting Associate

Hamilton Sterling

Sound Editor

M Stewart

Costume Designer

Sue Swan

Casting Associate

Kevin Swigert

Other

Abigayle Tarsches

Photography

Mary Thomas

Location Scout

Neal Thompson

Titles

Crystal Tiala

Construction

Stacy Heather Tolkin

Other

Susan Towner

Production Auditor

Ione Turner

Other

Mark F. Ulano

Sound Mixer

Diane Vilagi

Assistant

Christopher Warren

Effects Assistant

Gene Warren

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jon Warren

Production Assistant

Polly Wilkinson

Casting Associate

Jeanine Wilson

Accounting Assistant

Roy Wilson

Visual Effects

Butch Wolf

Foley Editor

Ron Woods

Property Master Assistant

Lynnanne Zager

Other

Tim Zinnemann

Executive Producer

Mark Zuelzke

Assistant Art Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Cementerio de animales, Cementerio de mascotas, Cementerio viviente, Cimitero Vivente, Jurtjyrkogården, Simetierre
MPAA Rating
Genre
Horror
Thriller
Adaptation
Release Date
1989
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Ellsworth, Maine, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1989

Released in United States on Video October 12, 1989

Released in United States January 1990

Shown at Avoriaz International Fantasy Film Festival, in France January 13-21, 1990.

Began shooting September 15, 1988.

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1989

Released in United States on Video October 12, 1989

Released in United States January 1990 (Shown at Avoriaz International Fantasy Film Festival, in France January 13-21, 1990.)