The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

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Corrected entry: This movie is suppose to be about cannibals yet during the movie they never say anything about cannibalism.

Correction: They don't really SAY anything, but there are many things that are cannibalism. Like when the girl runs from Leatherface to the Sheriff Office, there are things roasting in the fire (human things...), and the Grandpa sucking on the girl's bloody finger also counts.

Correction: Are you serious? There's clues all over the place that they're cannibals. Human bones being all over the house is just one example.

Corrected entry: In the opening narration, the word "chainsaw" is spelt incorrectly, as two words instead of just one.

Correction: Not a mistake - look on IMDb to find that it is known as both "Texas Chain Saw" and "Texas Chainsaw".

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Corrected entry: To avoid lawsuits the makers of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" put a piece of tape over the brand logo on the chainsaw that Leatherface used, and it is still a mystery what brand of chainsaw was used in the movie.

Correction: The chainsaw used in this film was a Poulan 306A, with a piece of black tape covering the Poulan logo in order to avoid a possible lawsuit. (Source: Interview with Tobe Hooper).


Revealing mistake: After the crazy man cuts his own hand, he laughs and waves the knife. Watch carefully and you can see the hose behind the blade the blood came through. (00:13:40)


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Hitchhiker: My family's always been in meat.

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Trivia: During the big chase scene Marilyn Burns was running so slowly that Gunnar Hansen stopped to cut tree branches so he wouldn't outrun her.

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Question: What happens to the guy in the yellow shirt, who hits Leatherface in the face with the wrench? The main character leaves with the guy in the truck but the yellow shirt guy doesn't. And we don't see him get killed, it just goes to Leatherface doing his dance. Are we supposed to assume that he dies?

Answer: The yellow shirt guy keeps running off screen while the main character jumps into the back of the truck. Since Leatherface's attention was solely on her, it's assumed the guy survives seeing as no one left in the Family is in pursuit.

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