The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974, USA) is a Slasher film directed by Tobe Hooper. It is followed by The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.
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- Included in: Quentin Tarantino's Top 20 | GCDb Top 20 | The Lucky 13: Slasher Film Classics
- Released in 1974
- Running Time: 83 min | Germany: 75 min (new longer Version)
- Production Co: Vortex
- Distribution Co: Bryanston Distributing (1974) (USA) (theatrical) | New Line Cinema (1980) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release) | Astral Films (????) (Canada) (theatrical)
- Directed by Tobe Hooper
- Written by Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper
- Starring Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail, Teri McMinn, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow, Gunnar Hansen
- Produced by Kim Henkel, Tobe Hooper, Jay Parsley, Richard Saenz, Louis Peraino
- Original Music by Wayne Bell, Tobe Hooper
- Cinematography by Daniel Pearl
- Film Editing by Larry Carroll, Sallye Richardson
Also Known As
- Akuma no ikenie (Japan)
- Bloodright in Texas (Germany)
- Blutgericht in Texas (Germany)
- Das Kettensägenmassaker (Germany)
- Leatherface (USA) (working title)
- La Masacre de Texas (Argentina)
- Masacre en Texas (Venezuela)
- Massacre à la tronçonneuse (France)
- O Massacre da Serra Elétrica (Brazil)
- Massacre no Texas (Portugal)
- La Matança de Texas (Spain) (Catalan title)
- La Matanza de Texas (Spain)
- Moottorisahamurhaaja (Finland) (informal title)
- Motorsågsmassakern (Sweden)
- Motorsavsmassakren (Denmark)
- Non aprite quella porta (Italy)
- Texasin moottorisahamurhat (Finland)
- The Devil of Punishment (Japan) (literal title) (English title)
- The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Finland) (video title)
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