The Texas Chainsaw Massacre2003
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
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as Sheriff Hoyt
as Teenage Girl
as Old Monty
as Luda May
as Tea Lady in Trailer
as Big Rig Bob
as The Old Man
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Critic Reviews for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
An initially promising, but quickly disappointing retread of Tobe Hooper and Kim Henkel's hugely influential horror classic.
'Inspired by a true story' presumably adds to the sordid thrills; maybe we should look forward to entertainments about Nazis torturing children.
You'll have to overcome resentment towards this unnecessary remake before you can be properly terrorised but, on its own terms, it plays well.
Here's a slice of advice: Go to the video store and rent the original.
The best one can say is that his version is not slavishly in thrall to Hooper's: boring, fright-free and pointless, maybe, but not craven.
Audience Reviews for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
As good as horror films get!
This decent remake is not half as terrifying and shocking as the original masterpiece (how could it be?), while Jessica Biel pales in (an unfair) comparison with Marilyn Burns, whose absolute terror was evident there, but the movie does have its good moments.
Boring and tedious easily describe one of the poorer horror remakes in the 21st Century. With the lead characters doing nothing but swearing and screaming for the entire film, what's the point of trying to make the audience sympathize with them? Aside from R. Lee Ermey as the corrupted sheriff, the opening with the crime scene is the only aspect of the this feature that's worth watching.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Quotes
|Sheriff Hoyt:||I smell bullshit.|
|Erin Hardesty:||I didn't go to Mexico to watch you get s**t-faced for four days.|
|Kemper Hardesty:||That's what you do in Mexico!|
|Sheriff Hoyt:||Get her in there God damn it she's deader than a God damn doornail.|
|Sheriff Hoyt:||Lift her up and just kind of pull her over your way there. She ain't gonna bite you. She's deader than a goddamn doornail.|
|Erin Hardesty:||What's wrong with you fu**ing people?|
|Sheriff Hoyt:||(smiles) - Nothing wrong with us.|
|Sheriff Hoyt:||(smiles) Nothing wrong with us.|