The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

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The idyllic summer's day that became a nightmare of fear and blood...

Directed By Tobe Hooper Tobe Hooper Starring Marilyn Burns Marilyn Burns  •  Jim Siedow Jim Siedow  •  Paul A. Partain Paul A. Partain  •  Gunnar Hansen Gunnar Hansen  •  Edwin Neal Edwin Neal Genres Cannibal Film  •  Exploitation Film  •  Horror  •  Slasher Film Studios &
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Other Titles The Texas Chainsaw Massacre [United States] Release Info 1974-10-01T00:00:00Z October 1, 1974
Color  •  83 minutes R Rated R
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Comments (7)

 
cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 5/4/2014 Reply  · 

One of my favorite slashers if you can call it one

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Danny237

Danny237 on 4/20/2015 Reply  · 

Why Gunnar Hansen (Leatherface) is not included on the cast ?

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TommyDoyle78

TommyDoyle78 on 5/24/2015 Reply  · 

Bottom 30!

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OneFuckTooMany

OneFuckTooMany on 12/17/2016 Reply  · 

Bottom 10...

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hambone88

hambone88 on 6/6/2021 Reply  · 

Bottom 20

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PiccoloKing

PiccoloKing on 11/1/2018 Reply  · 

Makes you uneasy. Too uneasy.

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IloveMovie243

IloveMovie243 on 11/3/2020 Reply  · 

This is not the gorefest it may sound like. The movie is extremely tame on violence, most of it is just off screen. And you barely see any dead body. Also don’t think this gonna jump right into the action, it builds up a lot of tension before crap gets real. So that’s probably what you need to know before going in. Cause then you can truly appreciate this masterpiece!

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