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The Lords of Salem [2013]

Plot Summary

A Salem, MA, radio DJ receives a mysterious record that unleashes a diabolical force of evil in this slow-burn shocker written and directed by Rob Zombie, and produced by Paranormal Activity’s Oren Peli. Back in 1696, Reverend Jonathan Hawthorne (Andrew Prine) condemned a coven of witches led by Margaret Morgan (Meg Foster) to death, burning them without remorse in the woods surrounding Salem. Just over 300 years later, the small town has become a beacon for anyone interested in the supernatural. Heidi Hawthorne (Sheri Moon Zombie), Herman “Whitey” Salvador (Jeffrey Daniel Phillips) and Herman Jackson (Ken Foree) are the hosts of a popular Salem radio show with a playful occult slant. One day, after interviewing noted author Francis Matthias (Bruce Davison) on the air, Heidi receives a package containing a record from a band named the Lords. The following day, when Heidi plays the record on the airwaves, a strange spell falls over the locals.

Later, as the Lords announce they will be performing a concert in town and the typically carefree Heidi grows increasingly withdrawn, Matthias senses that the sins of the past may be returning to haunt Salem. And he couldn’t be more right — something wicked has returned to this cursed town, and with each day that passes, Heidi slips ever deeper into its sinister grasp. Patricia Quinn, Dee Wallace, Michael Berryman, and Sid Haig co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Movie Credits

(in credits order – information from IMDb)

Sheri Moon Zombie Heidi Hawthorne
Bruce Davison Francis Matthias
Jeff Daniel Phillips Herman ‘Whitey’ Salvador (as Jeffrey Daniel Phillips)
Judy Geeson Lacy Doyle
Meg Foster Margaret Morgan
Patricia Quinn Megan
Ken Foree Herman Jackson
Dee Wallace Sonny
Maria Conchita Alonso Alice Matthias
Richard Fancy AJ Kennedy
Andrew Prine Reverend Jonathan Hawthorne
Michael Berryman Virgil Magnus
Sid Haig Dean Magnus
Bonita Friedericy Abigail Hennessey
Nancy Linehan Charles Clovis Hales
Flo Lawrence Sarah Easter
Brynn Horrocks Mary Webster
Suzanne Voss Elizabeth Jacobs
Susan Gray Martha Bishop
Torsten Voges Count Gorgann
Niko Posey Cerina Hooten
Julian Acosta Priest
Lisa Marie Priscilla
Brandon Cruz Ted
Gabriel Pimentel Amon
John 5 Halvard The Guardian
Piggy D. Butcher Olaf
Roger W. Morrissey Beezlebub
Barbara Crampton Virginia Cable
Michael Shamus Wiles Jarrett Perkins
Dustin Quick Masie Mather
James Messersmith Drug Dealer
Troy Troy (the dog)


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552 Responses

  1. The Duck Of Hellfire

    Love the book! Can’t wait for the film. Why is there so little advertising? I’ve seen maybe 2 or 3 ads in the last month.

    April 18, 2013 at 4:40 am

  2. 5
  3. Daniel Sawh

    Yo I’m in Canada and I’m really pissed because I don’t think this film is being picked up by any movie theaters in Toronto Ontario, Are you for real, There was no issue brinnig in the other Rob Zombie films What the hell, I’m looking super forward to this and by not get my fix :(
    P.S. Rob Zombie your a great director and I love listing to your director commentary your so insightful and helpful

    April 18, 2013 at 4:29 am

  4. 5
  5. eviljack13

    Lords is showing right down the street, and I cant find the cash. W.T.F. I am cursed.

    April 18, 2013 at 2:30 am

  6. 5
  7. Jessica

    I’M FURIOUS! I’ve been waiting since I first found out it was coming out at the Rob/Manson concert I went to awhile back.
    I’ve been counting down the days. it comes out a day before my birthday,
    Lords of Salem, get your ass to a theatre near me before I cry hysterically.

    April 17, 2013 at 11:57 pm

  8. 5
  9. Luke

    Theaters arount me aren’t showing this fml been waiting for what seems like forever WTF

    April 17, 2013 at 10:27 pm

  10. 5
  11. Brad Gunter

    Closest theater to me is 109.4 miles. Why? 37 theaters in between me and this one and not one is carrying it.

    April 17, 2013 at 9:06 pm

  12. 5
  13. Michelle Burger

    Grrr, so mad, been waiting to see this movie and NO theaters anywhere near me is playing it!

    April 17, 2013 at 8:53 pm

  14. 5
  15. LoJo

    I have been waiting for this.

    April 17, 2013 at 7:29 am

  16. 5
  17. Stephen Pike

    Can’t wait to see ‘The Lords of Salem’.
    Rob, you give me a reason to want to go to the theater.
    Keep up the excellent work.

    April 17, 2013 at 4:17 am

  18. 5
  19. Pamela

    Big THAN K YOU to Rob Zombie for giving a print of the film for the Salem peeps to see tommorrow night! Much love and appreciation for that xoxo

    April 17, 2013 at 1:22 am

  20. 5
  21. juan solo


    April 16, 2013 at 7:50 pm

  22. 5
  23. Chas Burchfield

    Can’t wait to see it!! I’ve been waiting a long time!

    April 16, 2013 at 4:32 pm

  24. 5
  25. Big Rick

    Thrilled to know that another Rob Zombie movie is coming! The man is a genius with a flair for style. Still looking for that ” Werewolve Chicks of the Third Reich”.

    April 16, 2013 at 6:59 am

  26. 5
  27. paige

    Does anyone know if it’s going to be released in any theaters in Ontario Canada?

    April 16, 2013 at 4:54 am

  28. 5
  29. yanira

    can’t wait to see his new film – book rocks – but then again everything he dose f**ken rocks so nothing new (right)

    April 16, 2013 at 4:24 am

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