Lords of Salem parents guide

Lords of Salem

Release date April 19, 2013

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? The MPAA rated Lords of Salem R for disturbing violent and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

Lords of Salem
Rating & Content Info

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.

Why is Lords of Salem rated R? Lords of Salem is rated R by the MPAA for disturbing violent and sexual content, graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

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).

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Lords of Salem
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta R for detailed violence and portrayals of sexual activity.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

Lords of Salem is directed by Rob Zombie and stars Sheri Moon Zombie, Meg Foster, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips.

Rob Zombie began his career as a musician. Sheri Moon Zombie, who plays Heidi, is his wife.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Lords of Salem movie is September 3, 2013. Here are some details…

Lords of Salem releases to home video on September 3, 2013.

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Rob Zombie also directed the R-rated remakes of Halloween in 2007 and Halloween II in 2009.

If you are looking for some fright factor with out all the gore, violence, and women in desperate situations, try Rear Window, The Others or The Arrival.