• The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Release Date: October 17th, 2003

DVD Release Date: March 30th, 2004

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

In this remake of the horror classic, a group of young travelers -- including Erin (Jessica Biel), Andy (Mike Vogel) and Morgan (Jonathan Tucker) -- comes across an isolated rural home while driving through Texas. Unfortunately for them, the decrepit house is the residence of a family of deranged backwoods killers, most notably a hulking masked brute known as Leatherface (Andrew Bryniarski), who begins to hunt the stranded youths down. Will any of the friends survive the nightmarish ordeal?

Cast: Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leerhsen, Mike Vogel, Eric Balfour, Andrew Bryniarski, R. Lee Ermey, David Dorfman

Director: Marcus Nispel

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Next Entertainment Inc., New Line Cinema, Radar Pictures, Platinum Dunes

Distributors: New Line Cinema, Focus Features

Keywords: Escape, Survival, Pursuit, 1970s, House

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    The film delivers with enough consistency to warrant a qualified recommendation for those seeking a few extra scares at this time of the year. show more

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    This particular reconceptualization actually does an impressive job of capturing the nasty dread of the original. It certainly is a vast improvement over those previous remakes/sequels. show more

  • 75
    Robert K. ElderChicago Tribune

    Has no pretensions about sneaking up on you -- it simply charges, motor humming and blades flying, carving the spot where masochism and entertainment meet. show more

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