Top 10 Pet Sematary Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Pet Sematary facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Pet Sematary film message.

During Elly's birthday party you can hear 2 guests talking "... a Saint Bernard... " "...it had rabies...", a shout out to 'Stephen King - Cujo'.

The truck driver that kills Ellie is distracted by a phone call from a woman named Sheena. This is a reference to the original movie in which the driver is distracted by the song "Sheena is a Punk Rocker" by The Ramones.
The truck driver that kills Ellie is distracted by a phone call from a woman named Sheena. This is a reference to the original movie in which the driver is distracted by the song "Sheena is a Punk Rocker" by The Ramones.

Pet Sematary Trivia

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  1. 1 Had Cats From Shelters Who Were Trained To Become Cat Actors

Pet Sematary Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When the wife and son are in traffic on the way to Boston, there's a mile marker for 'Derry', the town from 'IT'
    When the wife and son are in traffic on the way to Boston, there's a mile marker for 'Derry', the town from 'IT'
  • Ellie is watching an episode of Spongebob called "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost" where Spongebob and Patrick think they killed Squidward and his ghost is here to haunt them. Then towards the end of the episode Spongebob and Patrick try to give Squidward a proper burial.

  • A Scene where one of the characters is driving, a mile marker sign can be seen for the town of Derry. Derry is the town from the movie IT (2017) Both films were adapted from books written by Stephen King.

Pet Sematary Hidden Details

1 - When Rachel Creed is driving back to there house in Maine, the city sign for Derry is shown. Derry is the city the in which the other Stephen King story "IT" takes place.
When Rachel Creed is driving back to there house in Maine, the city sign for Derry is shown. Derry is the city the in which the other Stephen King story "IT" takes place.
1 - Ellie tells Jud (John Lithgow) her cat was named after Winston Churchill, stating he "was someone who lived a really long time ago". Jud replies "I know who Winston Churchill is" - this is a subtle nod to the fact that Lithgow portrayed Churchill in the Netflix TV show The Crown
Ellie tells Jud (John Lithgow) her cat was named after Winston Churchill, stating he "was someone who lived a really long time ago". Jud replies "I know who Winston Churchill is" - this is a subtle nod to the fact that Lithgow portrayed Churchill in the Netflix TV show The Crown
1 - After Ellie (Jet? Laurence) blows her candle out, you can hear Jud (Jon Lithgow) in the background of mixed voices say "Saint Bernard" and "Cujo", a subtle nod to another of Stephen King's novels.
After Ellie (Jet? Laurence) blows her candle out, you can hear Jud (Jon Lithgow) in the background of mixed voices say "Saint Bernard" and "Cujo", a subtle nod to another of Stephen King's novels.
Pet Sematary poster
Pet Sematary poster

Pet Sematary Plot

After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Pet Sematary. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Horror, Thriller
Director Mary Lambert
Stars Dale Midkiff, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby, Brad Greenquist
IMDB score 6.6