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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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$5,765,562 (USA)
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Director Jeff Burr wanted to shoot the film in Texas using 16 mm film just like the original, but New Line rejected the idea because they already built the house in California. See more »

Goofs

At the climax, the chainsaw falls into a small lake/body pit and slowly begins to sink. First of all, the chainsaw's weight would have caused it to sink almost immediately, not slowly. Secondly, somehow the chainsaw continues running despite the fact that no one is giving it gas and it is partially submerged in water. See more »

Quotes

Kim: [finding a pit full of decomposed bodies] It's like them body pits we found up near Dong Tre... Just counting skulls, I'd say we're looking at 40 to 50 bodies here.
Scott: Jesus. This is fucked.
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Definitely 2nd best!
31 October 2002 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

There probably won't be a sequel ever to be better than the original, but this one comes pretty close! This one has the scare, suspense, and the right amount of humor you want in a horror movie. Right when the movie starts, your attention is grabbed when you hear the music score. The music really sets the mood, and I was really impressed at how well it was done.

Leatherface looks just as scary as part 1 because the human flesh mask is disturbing, the way he walks, and his facial expressions. The sound of that chainsaw is freaky anyway. The story is about a couple from California has car trouble during a road trip. Leatherface goes on a terrorizing rampage chasing them through the woods off a deserted road. The cool part is the couple meets up with a survivalist armed with a machine gun. It's frustrating watching a horror movie where the victim is completely helpless, but this one is cool the way his weapon beats the chainsaw! The chases are suspenseful, it's scary, and the ending. . . . you decide.

***1/2 out of *****


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