On one last road trip before they're sent to serve in Vietnam, two brothers and their girlfriends get into an accident that calls their local sheriff to the scene. Thus begins a terrifying experience where the teens are taken to a secluded house of horrors, where a young, would-be killer is being nurtured.
After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger.
After the first massacre in 1974, the townspeople suspected that the Sawyer family were responsible. A vigilante mob of enraged locals surrounded the Sawyer house, burning it to the ground and killing every last member of the family. Decades later, a young woman named Heather learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her grandmother. She decides to bring her friends along on the road trip to investigate her inheritance. On arrival, she discovers she has inherited a mansion, but is yet to uncover the terrors that lurk in the basement underneath it. Written by
Marilyn Burns, who played Sally Hardesty in the original film, plays Verna in this. This film and Butcher Boys (2012) were Marilyn's first movie roles in 28 years (excluding an uncredited Cameo in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation). See more »
At the beginning of the movie, when the Sheriff arrives at the house, the flashing blue police lights on his vehicle change between on and off between shots. See more »
Family's a messy business. Ain't nothing thicker than blood.
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After all the end credits there is one additional scene. See more »
January is the time of the year that I see as a dead period for great movie releases. As I look at box office results nothing seems to impress me, unless they are December releases or Oscar nominated movies. For the past two years, the first major release of the year was a horror film, and in 2013, Texas Chainshaw 3D was the example. Watching this movie I knew exactly what I was experiencing: an escapism flick. This is the kind of movie I view whenever I wanna have a fun evening getting off from watching blood splatter all over the place. The acting is as you'd expect average, the direction textbook horror and the film as a whole serves its purpose of arousing horror junkies who enjoy these films. I haven't watched all the movies of the series and I didn't watch it in 3D (which I hear wasn't that good), still I managed to enjoy myself, as i just sat back and spent a good time.
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