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as the Lords announce they will be performing a concert in town and the typically carefree Heidi grows increasingly withdrawn, Matthias senses that the sins of the past may be returning to haunt Salem.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

    Sheri Moon is always amazing, doesn’t disappoint, but that aside: Arty crap! Get back to your psychedelic, visceral I-don’t-know-if-I-can-watch-this roots! The 2 Firefly films and first Halloween remake are the BEST modern horror directing out there!

    September 11, 2014 at 10:49 pm

  2. 5
  3. Jessica Cox

    just watched this movie damn good movie and with all the stuff that happened in Salem you could believe this as true if you had an open mind. I loved it but would have liked to find out what happened to Heidi at the end of the movie.

    June 27, 2014 at 3:45 am

    • wckdtwstdsweetcandy

      Watching it right now and mthrfckr is it sooooo off from the book!!! And my man WROTE R AND DIRECTED THE FLIK! BUT STILLL…. WAAAATCHINNN….

      July 5, 2014 at 6:56 am

  4. 5
  5. Rockin Ronni

    Hi how can I see this movie??

    May 11, 2014 at 9:50 am

    • Purchase links are at the top right of the page under the movie poster. Or look on your countries version of Amazon and iTunes. Emma (RZs web manager)

      May 11, 2014 at 2:19 pm

  6. 5
  7. Endrin

    I love your movies are perverted as life itself

    May 11, 2014 at 8:48 am

  8. 5
  9. Jordan Cortes (Qliwzn)

    good night
    excuse me Mr Zombie, can you tell me what’s the name of the simbol? or what does it mean? I’m obsesed with it

    March 27, 2014 at 1:45 am

    • Jessica Cox

      I have seen the same symbol on the show Salem that airs on Sunday nights and I would love to know that answer myself. I would say you could look up the original Salem witch trials website and the answer would be there.

      June 27, 2014 at 3:48 am

  10. 5
  11. KERRIGAN Russell

    Very good I wish I can work for rob zombie an be in one of his movies I wood anything

    February 11, 2014 at 6:15 am

  12. 5
  13. Duane

    Loved the movie! Is there a Director’s Cut in the works?

    February 3, 2014 at 10:07 am

  14. 5
  15. Rune løv

    Please answer! Where can i buy in full size the picture she has in her bathroom?! The guy with the machinegun and mask that bleeds. Please i want it so bad!

    January 25, 2014 at 12:23 pm

  16. 5
  17. Savannah lemon

    I really want to see this movie! Iv’e been waiting ever since Halloween was out. My father was in love with your work!!! Awesome job.

    December 28, 2013 at 5:59 pm

  18. 5
  19. Movie watcher

    At the end of the movie “The Lords of Salem” it shows a few pictures of old Salem and it says something about an unexplained murder/suicide. Was that just part of the movie or was there any realness behind it?

    December 20, 2013 at 6:53 am

  20. 5
  21. yellow bird

    Great lil film…
    File this under: small but mighty, less is more.

    The slow pace was a fresh breath of air …from his other films,
    Like his other films – Again the soundtrack top notch, not to mention john-5.

    Another satanic movie is just what we need and this one done right!

    And it had freaky stuff-
    And ‘scratch your head’ stuff so-to-speak …like ‘what the fuck’!?

    December 19, 2013 at 3:36 pm

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