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Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)

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A California couple and a survivalist encounter the cannibal family.

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A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat. Written by Mark J. Popp <poppmj@cadvision.com>

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When Tex points out that the road map was printed in 1973, this is a reference to the first film, which was filmed in and is based on events that supposedly took place in summer 1973. See more »

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When Michelle and Tex are at the gas station standing in front of the car talking, the camera crew is reflected on the grill of the car. See more »

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Tex: Come on sweetheart. Let's see what you got.
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Tex: We're hungry.
Benny: You never heard of pizza?
[swings at Tex and misses]
Tex: I like liver
[punches Benny]
Tex: and onions
[strangles Benny]
Tex: and pain! And pain! And pain!
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EXCELLENT!!!
19 December 1998 | by (Wallington, NJ) – See all my reviews

Two friends must deliver a car from coast to coast, but as they pass through the great southern state of Texas, things begin to get a little out of the ordinary. First, they are lured off the main highway to a deserted Texas road. And then here, they are stalked by the menacing Leatherface and his deranged family. Their only chance of escape, is a survivalist with enough fire power to blast Leatherface and the rest of the grizzly predators to hell. An excellent piece, definitely worth watching!!!


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