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Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)

X  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  12 January 1990 (USA)
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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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House from this film was also used in Alice Cooper 's music video House of Fire from his 1989 album Trash.Most of the family stuff seen in the film is in the video. See more »

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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 »

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Scott: [searching through a pit full of decomposing bodies] I think I'm gonna barf.
Kim: Not in front of them news assholes. Far side of those trees.
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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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