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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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Kim Henkel

Writers:

Kim Henkel (characters), Tobe Hooper (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Renée Zellweger ... Jenny (as Renee Zellweger)
Matthew McConaughey ... Vilmer
Robert Jacks ... Leatherface Slaughter
Tonie Perensky ... Darla (as Tonie Perenski)
Joe Stevens ... W.E. Slaughter
Lisa Marie Newmyer ... Heather (as Lisa Newmyer)
John Harrison ... Sean
Tyler Shea Cone ... Barry (as Tyler Cone)
James Gale James Gale ... Mr. Rothman
Chris Kilgore Chris Kilgore ... Rothman's Chauffeur
Vince Brock Vince Brock ... I'm Not Hurt
Susan Loughran Susan Loughran ... Jenny's Mother
David Laurence ... Jenny's Stepfather
Grayson Victor Schirmacher Grayson Victor Schirmacher ... Grandfather
Jeanette Wiggins 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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The legend is reborn. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for demented mayhem and torture, and for strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1995 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,235, 24 September 1995

Gross USA:

$185,898

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$185,898
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first film of the franchise where Leatherface does not kill someone with a chainsaw. See more »

Goofs

Between shots from when Vilmer leaves the kitchen (and throws the big broken part of door at the wall) and then when W.E leaves the kitchen seconds later, the trash over the hallway floor and the kitchen floor (cardboard, wood, paper) drastically differs position and location, and additional trash appears too. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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 »

Alternate Versions

The Canadian DVD release on the Lions Gate label is the uncut version, running just over 93 minutes. It bears the title "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" The Next Generation." See more »


Soundtracks

The Wolf At Night
Written by Eric Hokkanen
Performed by Erik & Erik
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the funniest horror flick i ever saw!!
2 August 2003 | by lefteyez54See all my reviews

well i have to say that this picture was by FAR the funniest horror film i have ever seen (beside 2002's Queen of the Damned) i love everything about it and watching it at 1:00 in the morning made me wonder if there really were psychopaths wandering around as they had in this AWESOME MOVIE


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