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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as the Lords announce they will be performing a concert in town and the typically carefree Heidi grows increasingly withdrawn, Matthias senses that the sins of the past may be returning to haunt Salem.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. matt mathis

    Why is lords of salem not playing in chattanooga tennessee I’m pretty p.o. about this

    April 20, 2013 at 4:54 pm

  2. 5
  3. hi from france

    hi sad this movie not in france theaters but dvd came out soon i’ll hope zombie crews teams or whatever …. thanks a lots zombies musics ,videos movies are really inspired thanks for you’re good job rock destory lives friends and fear are here to remember you for what you love rock ….
    french zombie and crew fan love soon

    April 20, 2013 at 1:15 pm

  4. 5
  5. Al Hayes

    I’m looking forward to seeing the new RZ film! As usual, you have cast the most amazing ensemble. Keep Sherri and Sid on the big screen, and show the other Hollywood hacks what real acting is!

    April 20, 2013 at 4:29 am

  6. 5
  7. Sarah

    I just saw it today… very interesting haha.

    April 20, 2013 at 3:31 am

  8. 5
  9. doyle nave

    tv says it is at theatre ,but online says release date is 4/26

    April 20, 2013 at 2:44 am

  10. 5
  11. I live in western kentucky and cant find The Lords of Salem showing in any theaters within a 100 miles of me. Where is it playing?????? Im willing to drive at least 2 hrs to see it. Is it playing in Nashville????

    April 20, 2013 at 1:23 am

    • John

      Stonybrook in Louisville

      April 20, 2013 at 11:21 pm

  12. 5
  13. The Saxon Finch

    Absolutely an amazing performance by Sheri Moon Zombie and Sir Rob Zombie despite being biased towards you at the showing i was still impressed by this film. Thank you Rob Zombie for this amazing film. I recall my favorite song ‘Lords of Salem’ so many years ago and now my favorite Film.

    April 20, 2013 at 1:19 am

  14. 5
  15. Rob Z you rock the world…if I cant see the movie at the theatres I’ll see it on dvd

    April 20, 2013 at 1:15 am

  16. 5
  17. ashley

    its so fucked up that this movie is not playing everywhere! fuck the distributors! so many people are pissed! including me! arrrrrggggggg! was so looking forward to it today…..

    April 20, 2013 at 12:37 am

  18. 5
  19. JK

    Any particular reason LOS isn’t being shown anywhere in the state of Alabama? The closest showing I couldfind was 3 hours away in GA. WTH is up with that????

    April 19, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    • Steph

      I was thinking the exact same thing. And not even in Birmingham? It’s not anywhere in Mississippi or Northwest Florida either. Got to go to Atlanta if I want to see it.

      April 25, 2013 at 4:35 am

  20. 5
  21. Pierre munha

    When is LOS coming to Montreal? Been waiting forever to see it – WTF?????

    April 19, 2013 at 11:23 pm

    • bob


      April 21, 2013 at 12:40 am

  22. 5
  23. JD

    Why isn’t The Lords of Salem being shown in any theaters in the Toronto area??? been waiting forever to see this movie, this is fucking bullshit!!!!!!

    April 19, 2013 at 10:33 pm

  24. 5
  25. bethnisue

    What the hell! Been looking forward to this movie all year. total let down. cannot find this showing anywhere.

    April 19, 2013 at 9:56 pm

  26. 5
  27. i been waiting almost threes years to see the lords of salem and their not showing it in wichita Kansas rob help!! Me :(

    April 19, 2013 at 9:05 pm

  28. 5
  29. Jacob Swanson

    I Think This Will Be The Scariest Movie Ever This Like You Think Of The History Of Salem Witch Trails I Think The Book Of Salem Haved Ben We Open & Me As A Fan Of You Rob Zombie You Are The Best Director Ever & Rock Star Too….
    Jacob Swanson

    April 19, 2013 at 7:40 pm

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