Motion Pictures and Television show that have been filmed in Salem


--Motion Pictures--

The Scarlet Letter (1934) Larry Darmour Productions

At the end of the 17th century a impetuous woman of noble birth but poor arrives in Boston when it was just a village rather than a city. As she is married to an old doctor she tries to change her life.
Stars: Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright and Henry B Walthall

Hocus Pocus (1993) Walt Disney.

 In the year 1693, sisters, Winifred, Mary and Sarah were executed for their unforgivable witchcraft. They captured and sucked the life out of children. Just before their execution, Winifred made a curse - a curse that when a virgin lights the black flame candle on Halloween light, in their house, they shall return ... 1993, 300 years later, Max decides to light the candle in order to scare his irritating sister Dani (Thora Birch) and his wannabe girlfriend Alison . Now, the three Witches are back ready for a night of fun, magic and horror in the now modern area of Salem
Stars: Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Omri Katz, Vinessa Shaw and Thora Birch

What's The Worst That Could Happen? (2001) MGM, Hyde Park Films

A billionaire catches a thief robbing his mansion. To get even with him, he takes the thief's lucky charm ring, telling the cops that it's his own ring. Depraved of his good luck charm, and faced with a future of bad luck, the thief begins wreaking revenge on the tycoon. So, the story becomes a battle of wills as the thief tries to get his most treasured possession, his luck, back from a man who has everything.
Stars: Danny DeVitio and Martin Lawrence

 

Bride Wars (2009) 20th Century Fox

Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.
Stars: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen


--Television Shows--

Bewitched (1970) ABC

In season seven Samantha and Darren are invited to Salem where things get sticky.
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick Sargent

This Old House (1995) PBS

The "This old House" crew tackles an early colonial on Federal Street. to bring it back to its former glory.
Stars: Steve Thomas, Norm Abram and Tom Silva

Penn & Teller's Bullsh**! (2003) Showtime

Comedic magician's Penn Jillette and Teller deliver a high-octane, weird, wacky, entertaining journey through some bizarre territory that no one else is brave enough to touch. This episode comes to Salem with the help of three "witches" debunks the ouija board.
Stars: Penn Jillette and Teller.


Motion Pictures and Television shows about Salem

--Motion Pictures--

The Witch of Salem (1913)

In this silent movie, A young Puritan boy in Salem, Massachusetts falls in love. When the object of his affection is accused of witchcraft, hysteria envelopes the town and the boy must find a way to prevent his beloved from being burned at the stake.
Stars: Charles Ray and Clara Williams

Maid of Salem (1937) Paramount Pictures

Young lovers fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
Stars: Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray

Salem Witch Trials (2002) Alliance Atlantis Communications, CBS

This 2002 mini series retells the story of the 1693 witch hysteria is retold.
stars: Kirstie Alley, Shirley Maclaine and Rebecca De Mornay


--Television Shows--

City Confidential (1998) A&E television Networks

This series looked at the murder of Martha Brailsford. the story of her mysterious disappearance and the lobsterman who found her.
Stars: Paul Winfield (Narrator)

Unsolved History (2003) Morningstar Entertainment, Discovery Channel

This series took a new look at the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. It includes a reenactment of the events. They look at possible causes of the hysteria.
Stars: Rachael Binder