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Leatherface (2017)

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A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.

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Kim Henkel (based on characters created by), Tobe Hooper (based on characters created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Dorff ... Hal Hartman
Lili Taylor ... Verna
Sam Strike ... Jackson
Vanessa Grasse ... Lizzy
Finn Jones ... Deputy Sorells
Sam Coleman ... Bud
Jessica Madsen ... Clarice
James Bloor ... Ike
Christopher Adamson ... Dr. Lang
Dimo Alexiev Dimo Alexiev ... Drayton
Nathan Cooper ... Farnsworth
Dejan Angelov Dejan Angelov ... Nubbins (as Deyan Angelov)
Boris Kabakchiev ... Young Jed
Lorina Kamburova ... Betty
Hristo Milev Hristo Milev ... Young Nubbins
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Storyline

A violent teen and three others kidnap a young nurse while escaping from a Texas mental institution. Pursued by a vengeful sheriff, the disturbed young man embarks on a murderous rampage that shapes him into a legendary killer known as Leather face. Written by ahmetkozan

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prequel | texas | chainsaw | nurse | barn | See All (256) »

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Leatherface: The origin story of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre". See more »

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2017 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Texas Chainsaw 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,476,843
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This isn't the first installment to use the title Leatherface (2017). There is also Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990). See more »

Goofs

The credits incorrectly list one of the songs as " 'It's Over' Performed by Patti Ma Salle." The artist's name is not "Patti Ma Salle", is it "Patti La Salle." See more »

Quotes

Verna: Okay now, make a wish. You ready for your present?
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Gonna Have A Good Time
Written by Cristophe Deschamps, Eric Staczan
Published by Justement Music (SACEM)
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Dull and underwhelming, not directly bad, just barely OK.
24 September 2017 | by Finfrosk86See all my reviews

This movie in itself is not exactly bad. It looks alright, has some OK gore, decent acting for the most part, some slightly interesting characters. It doesn't suck. But as a origin story to one of horror's biggest icons? Eeeh, yeah. It's not great.

Actually, right off the bat the biggest problem with this movie strikes me. When you're making an origin story to such a famous character, you should make sure that the story you make up and make into a movie is really awesome. Unfortunately, it's not. We see Leatherface's family and stuff, and it's just meh. The opening scene is just not very interesting. What follows though, isn't bad. They have some kind of story to tell here, not relying too much on TCM- lore, and I thought it was somewhat entertaining.

You wouldn't have to cut a lot here to make this movie totally unrecognizable as a Leaterface origin-story, though. That's a shame. And it's also pretty tame, I'm sorry to say. Actually really tame. Like I said initially, the origin story to such a gruesome character should really be a lot more horrific, gruesome and ghastly. It's not. It's pretty watered down. I think the die hard fans of Leatherface will be disappointed with this. But who knows, I may be wrong.


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