MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,216 this week

Salem Falls (2011)

TV Movie  -  Crime | Drama  -  19 November 2011 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 267 users  
Reviews: 5 user

A man with a troubled past tries to settle down in a small town, finds love and then ends up being the target of a witch hunt.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 356 titles
created 23 Apr 2011
 
a list of 6 titles
created 17 Apr 2012
 
a list of 94 titles
created 01 Jul 2012
 
a list of 76 titles
created 26 Mar 2013
 
a list of 47 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Salem Falls" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Salem Falls (TV Movie 2011)

Salem Falls (TV Movie 2011) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Salem Falls.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

An Officer and a Murderer (TV Movie 2012)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The riveting film is based on the true story of a powerful and respected military officer who committed numerous brutal crimes and was eventually brought down by a tenacious small town police detective.

Director: Norma Bailey
Stars: Gary Cole, Laura Harris, Rossif Sutherland
City Baby (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Between her best friend moving to Brooklyn, pressure to find employment from her pop (Daniel Baldwin), and juggling romances with an aging rocker boyfriend and a yuppie fling - Cloey is ... See full summary »

Director: David F. Morgan
Stars: Cora Benesh, Jillian Leigh, Richard Keith
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Prostitute. Hooker. Sex Worker. Whore. Candid and seductive, Angie is determined to set the record straight about sex. As she reveals herself, layer-by-layer, she also exposes the man who ... See full summary »

Director: John Winter
Stars: Katherine Hicks, Anya Beyersdorf, Valerie Bader
Shiner (2000)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.

Director: John Irvin
Stars: Michael Caine, Martin Landau, Frances Barber
Loves Her Gun (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Loves Her Gun is a romantic tragedy about a young woman who flees violence in New York for the laid back environment in central Texas. Once she settles into Austin she falls into the local ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Marslett
Stars: Trieste Kelly Dunn, Francisco Barreiro, Ashley Spillers
Everyday I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Shirley Henderson, John Simm, Shaun Kirk
The Auction (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One ... See full summary »

Director: Sébastien Pilote
Stars: Gabriel Arcand, Gilles Renaud, Lucie Laurier
Marina (2013)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Salvatore Granata is a rather poor man who lives with his wife, son and daughter in Calabria in Italy. One day Salvatore decides to move to Belgium to work in the coal mine of Waterschei as... See full summary »

Director: Stijn Coninx
Stars: Matteo Simoni, Cristiaan Campagna, Luigi Lo Cascio
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After a neighborhood tragedy, two adolescent brothers confront changing relationships, the mystery of nature, and their own mortality.

Director: Daniel Patrick Carbone
Stars: Ryan Jones, Nathan Varnson, Colm O'Leary
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A teen drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town.

Directors: Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly
Stars: Emory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, Kymberli Bryant
Sweet Alibis (2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Starting from a seemingly pointless case of a puppy's accidental death, from eating chocolate, the essentially incompatible pair unexpectedly digs up the clues to a series of mysterious deaths.

Director: Yi-chi Lien
Stars: Alec Su, Ariel Lin, Chung-tien Wu
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Nobuo Mizuta
Stars: Sadao Abe, Mao Inoue, Yutaka Takenouchi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Addie Peabody (as Sarah Sanguin Carter)
...
...
Amos Duncan
...
Roy Peabody
...
Jordan McAfee
...
Megan Saxton
...
Chelsea (as Zoe Belkin)
Thomas Mitchel ...
Chief Mitchell
...
Wes
...
Maggie
...
Delilah
...
Catherine
...
Carol
Doug Hughes ...
Reverend Meadwell
Edit

Storyline

Jack St. Bride was a teacher and soccer coach at a girls' prep school. Then one student's "crush" goes terribly wrong. He loses his job, and goes to prison. Eight months later Jack tries to move on and start over. He finds a job in Addie Peabody's diner and starts a relationship with the kind and beautiful owner. All this is set in Salem Falls, New England. When things start going well for Jack, a small group of teenage girls target him. Written by nancypo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

19 November 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jodi Picoult's Salem Falls  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Just too slow and not enough tension
1 April 2014 | by See all my reviews

Addie Peabody (Sarah Carter) has a drunk father who causes former teacher Jack St. Bride (James Van Der Beek) to crash his car. Jack is trying to move on with his life after a bad experience. Addie owns the diner and offers him a job. She can't let go of her dead daughter. Three girls Gillian Duncan (AJ Michalka), Megan Saxton (Allie MacDonald) and Chelsea (Zoë Belkin) are a covenant of witches. Gillian lusts after Jack thinking he's stuck in town because of a spell they performed. Gillian's father Amos (Rick Roberts) is on the rampage to get rid of Jack.

AJ plays it like a swooning teenager instead of something more dangerous. There are a lot of possibilities in this movie. I don't know what's in Jodi Picoult's novel. This could be a good thriller. This is more of a slow clunky romance with a horny clingy teenager causing criminal troubles. The pacing is way too slow for the first half with no tension at all. Once Rick Roberts gets involved, the movie improves a bit. It's too little too late. As a crime drama, it's a little too soft. Everything is done with such a soft touch. There isn't enough for me to recommend. And the ending twist is too twisty.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I still don't get why Jack's semen was found on the scene melissahelm30
I did not like this movie at all oephellia
Help identify song? J-ashleyb
BEST MOVIE EVER jsilverberg21
Gillian's hair budancer1002
Question about the book. tropixanne
Discuss Salem Falls (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?