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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)

The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (original title)
A group of teenagers get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface and his insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jenny (as Renee Zellweger)
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Tonie Perensky ...
Darla (as Tonie Perenski)
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Lisa Marie Newmyer ...
Heather (as Lisa Newmyer)
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Sean
Tyler Shea Cone ...
Barry (as Tyler Cone)
James Gale ...
Mr. Rothman
Chris Kilgore ...
Rothman's Chauffeur
Vince Brock ...
Susan Loughran ...
Jenny's Mother
David Laurence ...
Jenny's Stepfather
Grayson Victor Schirmacher ...
Jeanette Wiggins ...
Woman Eating Chocolates
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Storyline

This is the twisted tale of Vilmer and his crazy family which includes the lovely Leatherface. They have pastime of killing and stuffing people. Unfortunately, Jenny and her friends run into Vilmer and his clan in the middle of the night in the middle of the woods. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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He's back. You're dead. See more »


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Rated R for demented mayhem and torture, and for strong language | See all certifications »

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21 October 1995 (Japan)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$53,111 (USA) (1 September 1997)

Gross:

$141,626 (USA)
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Trivia

Jim Siedow, who played Drayton Sawyer in both The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986), was offered the role of the grandfather, but he turned it down. See more »

Goofs

When the motorbike rides by, Jenny runs after it yelling "No, wait." In this shot Jenny has the flashlight in her right hand and the big red rose as part of her prom outfit is on her left breast. But the next shot is obviously flipped, as the torch is now in her left hand and the rose is on her right breast. See more »

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Narrator: August 18, 1973. News of a bizarre, chainsaw wielding family - reports which were to ignite the world's imagination - began to filter out of central Texas. Regrettably not one of the family members was ever apprehended and for more than ten years nothing further was heard. Then, over the next several years at least two minor, yet apparently related incidents, were reported. Then again nothing. For five long years silence...
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, the "Patient on Gurney" actress was credited as ANONYMOUS. See more »

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Ruby
Written by Jo Carroll Pierce (as Jo Carol Pierce)
Performed by Loose Diamonds
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10 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this was an amazing movie. it wasn't intended to be terrifying like the rest of the chainsaw massacres. but it totally made up for it with the twisted comedy and Matthew's outstanding performance. there was never a dull moment in this movie. if you like dark comedy and like the rest of the chainsaw movies, i totally suggest you watch this one. its the kind of movie that you can never get tired of. i may be the only one who apparently liked it but that shouldn't discourage you to go out and rent it. once again, Matthew's performance, i think, was one of his bests. after seeing "frailty," I've noticed that he plays a great crazy person. overall, very twisted, very entertaining. watch it.


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