The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) Synopsis
Teenagers (Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker) meet a family of cannibals in 1973.
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Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Has no pretensions about sneaking up on you -- it simply charges, motor humming and blades flying, carving the spot where masochism and...
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63

Premiere

By Addison MacDonald
Manages to pull off an adequate amount of scares, when compared to most horror flicks in theaters this Halloween season.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The film delivers with enough consistency to warrant a qualified recommendation for those seeking a few extra scares at this time of the...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
This particular reconceptualization actually does an impressive job of capturing the nasty dread of the original. It certainly is a vast...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The gruesomely unnecessary remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is such a smorgasbord of slimy grunge that to call the movie gross...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As the eviscerations ensue, the truth becomes undeniable: This is easily the most gruesome, most pointless, episode of "Scooby Doo" ever.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Director Marcus Nispel, a rock video vet making his feature debut, knows how to ratchet up the tension. His remake is a far, far...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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The remaining twisted population that likes this kind of movie will enjoy a horror film that is surprisingly stylish.
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The new version has a few jolts, some occasionally effective smoke-and-mirrors photography and a lead (7th Heaven's Jessica Biel) who could...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Chainsaw is produced by Michael Bay (Bad Boys I and II), which explains its soullessness. But nothing explains the flaw in this bad boy: How...
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if u haven't seen this movie, please read this!

By CradleOfFilth52493
this film is supose to b a remake of th 1974 version but i luv this film as a horror film but i dont like this film as a remake but those who r around 35 or oldr may not like this film too much since...

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true story

By loganlamberson
texas chainsaw massacre is based on a true story about ed gein...

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what on earth!!!?

By kaylanr89
This movie absolutely SUCKS!!!!! Scary? Please! A Joke? Very much so. In my 24 years of living this makes #3 on my worst movies list. I should've known it wouldn't be good when I saw Trey Songs was...

By Movie geek 1997
Acting sucks plot in general stupid I'm 15 years old and that stuff didn't scare me at all...

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Rated R | For Language, Drug Content, Strong Horror Gore and Strong Horror Violence
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Common Sense Media says not for kids Hard to do worse than this extremely gory mess.
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