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Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)

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A young woman travels to Texas to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward.

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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 Tom Thomas

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Evil wears many faces.

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Rated R for strong grisly violence and language throughout | See all certifications »

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4 January 2013 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,744,470 (USA) (4 January 2013)

Gross:

$34,334,256 (USA) (22 February 2013)
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Has the distinction of featuring a total three different actors portraying Leatherface: Gunnar Hansen as the one from the archive footage, Sam McKinzie as a young Leatherface, and Dan Yeager as the main one. See more »

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11 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The only really good thing about this movie is that it picks up right where the original left off, with a new opening scene featuring many of the original actors, but sadly, they're barely used. After that it skips ahead to a new sort-of sequel, even though the time span doesn't make sense (It goes from 1974 to 2012, even though the main character, who was a baby back then, is in her 20s, but there's iphones and modern music too.) The characters are all bland and barely developed, including leatherface himself. The action scenes are just decent or really dumb, like the scene at the carnival. The gore switches from practical effects to bad CGI at points, and it's hard to take seriously. The movie is very straightforward, even for this genre, and there are some gaping plot holes and a twist ending that is so unbelievable that it actually upset me a bit.

You should only watch this movie if you want to laugh at how bad it is. Other than that, don't bother.


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