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).


Continuity mistake: After the hitch-hiker smears blood from his hand all over the side of the teenagers van, in the very next shot as we see the van riding away down the road, the blood has disappeared from the side. (00:16:40)

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Old Man: Look what your brother did to the door! Ain't he got no pride in his home?

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Trivia: Only one person actually gets killed with the chainsaw: Sally's brother.

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Question: In the trivia it says that the name Leatherface is only said once or twice. Well, I can't recall the name being used at all. What scenes were the name used?

Answer: The name "Leatherface" is used in the scene set in the hotel, and the waterfall scene. The grandmother says "leatherface" right after she says "Maryana, crank up the chain saw" in the waterfall scene. She actually says it in a whispering tone, so you have to turn the volume up to the max.

I think you're referring to either a remake or sequel. In this film (the original made in 1974), there is no living grandmother that speaks, scene set at a hotel, character named Maryana, or a waterfall scene.


Answer: At the dinner table scene when the hitchhiker is arguing with the old man, he says "me and Leatherface do all the work." There's a lot of shouting going on so it's easy to miss.

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