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
In the opening scene, Bill Moseley, who portrayed Chop Top in Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, portrays Drayton Sawyer, the cook from the first two films. See more »
The date that the farmhouse was burned and the family was killed was August 19th. However, as seen later in the film when Heather is looking at the newspaper, the story was on the front page of the paper dated August 19th. The event would have occurred after the newspaper was printed and distributed. See more »
[Pointing the gun at Leatherface]
Drop the fuckin' saw! I said, drop it! Put it down!
[Leatherface throws the chainsaw at Carl, missing him]
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After all the end credits there is one additional scene. See more »
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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