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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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Tyler Shea Cone ...
Barry (as Tyler Cone)
James Gale ...
Chris Kilgore ...
Rothman's Chauffeur
Vince Brock ...
I'm Not Hurt
Susan Loughran ...
Jenny's Mother
David Laurence ...
Jenny's Stepfather
Grayson Victor Schirmacher ...
Grandfather
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 USA:

$53,111, 1 September 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$141,626
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Trivia

Final film of Robert Jacks, (who played Leatherface) who passed away on August 8, 2001. One day shy of his 42nd birthday. See more »

Goofs

When Vilmer is standing on Darla's throat, we see her laying across the floor horizontally away from him, but in the next shot, we see that she is laying vertically to him. 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 »

Connections

Followed by Leatherface (2017) See more »

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The Wolf At Night
Written by Eric Hokkanen
Performed by Erik & Erik
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Wow, one of the most bizarre horror franchises ever!
27 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

The latest Texas Chainsaw Massacre, is absolutely no rest from the bizarre first three horror films. Leatherface here is performed just like Gunnar Hansen's take in the 1974 granddaddy of all horror films, " The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." The actors seem to overact sometimes, it's pretty corny...still the humor and craziness of the flick are entertaining, as well as the music and atmosphere. Definitely the best film of the two leading stars, who would go on to become Hollywood heartthrobs. You'll have a lot of fun if you're a horror fan who likes to see some weird B-ish stuff.


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