The Texas Chain Saw Massacre poster


When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1974-10-01

Runtime 83 minutes

Budget $85k

Revenue $31m


TMDB 7.3


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jax89 shared a tip "Better than every John Carpenter movie combined, best use of framing and editing and shot composition in any film full stop"

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jax89 shared a tip "Also I think the rob zombie remakes are better shot than the original especially if you’re familiar with Larry Clarke"

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elizabeth_sanders_5655 shared a tip "Great movie"

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whiteyvandam shared a tip "You feel filthy after it's over and traumatized"

nysangel shared a tip "January 3, 2020"

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adrianthemermaid shared a tip "If you want to be really scared and uncomfortable, watch this"

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neozombie shared a tip "This has been my all time favorite movie since the first time I've seen it"

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alicia_hansen shared a tip "When you work in a haunted house it's pretty much required viewing. Probably the first in the super creepy genre."

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Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "So good… the dinner table scene is incredible"

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Doof shared a tip "Top ten horror movie"

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vic_gallagher shared a tip "Classic"

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crescent_moon_9566 shared a tip "This actually terrified me, it’s atmosphere makes your skin crawl. I love it."

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ecstasyleech shared a tip "My favorite killer"

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tealtearz shared a tip "classic slasher movie"

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addieixmarie shared a tip "Favorite classic horror movie! Every horror buff must see!"

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