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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

X  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  22 August 1986 (USA)
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A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.

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Bill Johnson ...
Ken Evert ...
Harlan Jordan ...
Patrolman
Kirk Sisco ...
Detective
James N. Harrell ...
Cut-Rite Manager
Lou Perryman ...
L.G. McPeters (as Lou Perry)
Barry Kinyon ...
Mercedes Driver
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Gunner
Judy Kelly ...
Gourmet Yuppette
John Martin Ivey ...
Yuppie
Kinky Friedman ...
Sports Anchorman
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Storyline

Young DJ Vantia Block is hosting a music show when two renegade hoodlums phone her and start making trouble. The situation changes rapidly as the kids drive to a passageway and get sawed to pieces by Leatherface while the shocked DJ listens the kids' screams. Local sheriff approaches Block and convinces her to play the recording made from the phone call on radio, hoping that the killers would show up. Written by Winnowill <an209309@anon.penet.fi>

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After a decade of silence... The buzzz is back!

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Comedy | Horror

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22 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,700,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$8,025,872 (USA)
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Trivia

In an interview, Tobe Hooper said that cutting the film down to 90-100 minutes was a major priority for Cannon - so they could have more screenings per day and potentially make more money. See more »

Goofs

During the chainsaw fight, with Leatherface and Lefty on the big table, it is very clear that the chainsaw blades are immobile and not running at all. See more »

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Chop Top: NAM FLASHBACK!
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At the very end of the closing credits, a Texas Chainsaw Massacre logo appears briefly and the end title song is replaced by a loud chainsaw buzz noise. See more »

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White Night
Performed by Torch Song
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Produced by William Orbit and Laurie Mayer
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Another very bad film
12 April 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 is a sequel to the 1974 "hit film" (personally I think it's absolute pile of horse crap) however this took more of a comedy turn and this film was still awful. When I got these films, I was really looking forward to watching these, I have them all but so far I have only seen the first 2 and they are 2 of the worst films I have seen.

I don't recommend this film, from 1st minute to end there is a bunch of one dimensional characters that you really don't care about and Leatherface and his family just look stupid and it is ridiculous.

*/***** Very poor.


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