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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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There's Roadkill All Over Texas See more »

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12 January 1990 (USA)  »

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Leatherface  »

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$5,765,562 (USA)
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Film trailer was done even before they even had a director and before the production started. 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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Benny: Yeah, militant lumberjacks - I see 'em all the time.
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Follows The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) See more »

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Poor and lame
9 October 1998 | by (Cornwall, England) – See all my reviews

The film is a poor successor to the texas chainsaw massacre. While a few effective sequences do exist (notably when we first meet the whole family) the overall effect is lame. The film is lit badly and at times tends to resemble the gloss of a T.V movie . The film gives up around half way through on its intentions to disturb, seemingly sensing its ineptitude. From here the film turns into a strange horror/action hybrid which is well below par. What surprises me most is the fact that this half baked turkey got banned in some countries.


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