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Rob Zombie brings his macabre vision to this tale of a radio DJ named Heidi (Sheri Moon Zombie) who receives a record addressed from "The Lords". Listening to the album brings back strange memories of her traumatic past, along with grave fears for the future.

Why is Lords of Salem rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Lords of Salem is rated R for for disturbing violent and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of weapons violence, most in a disturbing fantasy context, with blood, suffering and wound detail shown.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of sexual assault, with no nudity but some detail shown.

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity (male genital nudity and some detail is shown).

- Frequent female frontal nudity in a non-sexual context.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity and vulgar expressions.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Infrequent portrayals of illegal drug use (shown in some detail).