About

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 one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface, who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must...

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Directed by

Tobe Hooper

Written by

Tobe Hooper (Screenplay)
Kim Henkel (Screenplay)

Runtime

83 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Who will survive and what will be left of them?

Cast

Keywords

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