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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:
... Jenny (as Renee Zellweger)
... Vilmer
... Leatherface Slaughter
Tonie Perensky ... Darla (as Tonie Perenski)
... W.E. Slaughter
Lisa Marie Newmyer ... Heather (as Lisa Newmyer)
... Sean
Tyler Shea Cone ... Barry (as Tyler Cone)
James Gale ... Mr. Rothman
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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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

The hospital scene at the end features three actors from the original The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). John Dugan, who played Grandfather in the original film, is the cop. Paul A. Partain, who played Franklin Hardesty in the original film, is the orderly. Marilyn Burns, who played Sally Hardesty in the original film, is the patient on the gurney (credited as "Anonymous"). See more »

Goofs

In the car crash, the man is wearing a black shirt in the wide shot, but a white shirt in the close-up. 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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In the end credits, the "Patient on Gurney" actress was credited as ANONYMOUS. See more »

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Der Einzingerweg
Written by Debbie Harry and Robert Jacks
Performed by Debbie Harry, Robert Jacks, Kaye Klier
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honestly one of the best movies I've ever seen
10 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

You couldn't make a worse movie if you tried. This movie does everything wrong, leaves out HUGE parts of the plot line, and has some of the worst acting i've ever seen. This combination is basically the perfect storm for making one of the most poorly made and crappiest movies of all time. The thing is, thats what makes it freaking hilarious. The craptasical nature of this movie combined with the COMPLETE seriousness with which it is delivered is perfect. Honestly, when i say you couldn't make a worse movie, i mean you couldn't make a funnier one. This movie is one of the best comedies I've ever seen, hands down. Can we say matthew mcconaughey and a TV remote operated bionic leg? Yeah, best movie of 94 and truly kickstarted renee zelweger's career


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