Running time: 100 mins
Sometimes dead is better. But the shocking terror that plagued Ludlow, Maine, in "Pet Sematary" is still very much alive in this heartstopping sequel to the 1989 hit film written by Stephen King. After the death of his wife, veterinarian Chase Matthews (Anthony Edwards, TV's "ER") and his 13-year-old son Jeff (Edward Furlong, "Terminator 2: Judgment Day") move to Ludlow to rebuild their lives. Antagonized by the neighborhood kids, Jeff befriends another outsider. Drew Gilbert, who lives in fear of his cruel stepfather (Clancy Brown, "Highlander"). After Gus cold bloodedly shoots Drew's beloved dog, the boys bury the body in the local Indian burial grounds—a place rumored to have powers of resurrection. When evil is awakened, the boys realize that sometimes you should just let dead dogs lie.