Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 33 mins

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'Texas Chainsaw 3D' is a horrifyingly gruesome and gory tale of a mindless murderer seeking to massacre anyone and everyone on his path. After the first massacre in 1974, the townspeople suspected that the Sawyer family were responsible. A vigilante mob of enraged locals surrounded the Sawyer house, burning it to the ground and killing every last member of the family. Decades later, a young woman named Heather learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her grandmother. she decides to bring her friends along on the road trip to investigate her inheritance. On arrival she uncovers she has inherited a mansion but is yet to uncover the terrors that lurk in the basement beneath.
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Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Trey Songz

Crew: John Luessenhop (Director), Anastas N Michos (Director of Photography), John Frizzell (Music Director)

Rating: A (India)

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Release Dates: 02 Aug 2013 (India)

Tagline: Evil wears many faces.

English Name: Texas Chainsaw 3D

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Did you know? In the opening scene, Bill Moseley, who portrayed Chop Top in Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, portrays Drayton Sawyer, the cook from the first two films. Read More
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as Heather Miller
as Ryan
as Jerry (archive footage)
as Drayton Sawyer
as Leatherface
as Bear Sawyer
as Gavin Miller
as Loretta Sawyer (as Dodie L. Brown)
as Hitchhiker (archive footage)
as Boss Sawyer / Leatherface (archive footage)
as Officer Marvin
as Grandpa Sawyer / Grandfather (archive footage)
as Hardware Store Cashier (as Jonathan Reed)
as Drunk High Schooler
as Verna / Sally Hardesty (archive footage)
as Supermarket Co-Worker
as Franklin Hardesty
as Burt Hartman
as Farnsworth
as Young Leatherface (as Samuel McKinzie)
as Hargrove / Bartender (as Scott Martin)
as Carl
as Darryl
as Arlene Miller
as Nikki
as Pam (archive footage)
as Sheriff Hooper
as Townie (as Anthony McCullough)
as Scared Girl
as Receptionist
as Kirk (archive footage)

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Datasat Digital Sound, Dolby Digital
Camera:
Red Epic
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
Shot in 3D
Archival Source:
QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies) [Digital]
Taglines:
Evil wears many faces.
Goofs:
Continuity
The film takes place in 2012. At the beginning of the film, Heather Miller is shown to have been a baby in 1973. This would make Heather at least 39 years old. However her character is obviously much younger than that (her actress Alexandra Daddario was only 26 years old at the time of filming).

Continuity
During the opening standoff, a Dodge Diplomat squad car is visible. Diplomats were produced from the 1980s into the early-'90s.

Continuity
The date that the farmhouse was burned and the family was killed was August 19th. However, as seen later in the film when Heather is looking at the newspaper, the story was on the front page of the paper dated August 19th. The event would have occurred after the newspaper was printed and distributed.

Continuity
When they pick up Darryl it's raining heavily. But when the camera points inside the car, it can be seen through the car window that there is no rain behind the car.

Continuity
At the beginning of the movie, when the Sheriff arrives at the house, the flashing blue police lights on his vehicle change between on and off between shots.

Continuity
When Kenny is dragged into the basement he drags the carpet on the stairs down with him. After Heather escapes from the basement a few minutes later the carpet is back on the stairs when she runs up them

Factual Mistake
When Heather is going through the evidence box at the Police station she finds a copy of the town newspaper. When she flips it over to read the headline the date is only partially there. August 19 is on there but the year is not.

Factual Mistake
When a character uses FaceTime to show other characters what he sees in the Sawyer house, his iPhone clearly focuses (indicated by the blue square in the center of the screen) which does not happen during a video call, indicating that he was only on his camera, and switched to it every time he was re shown.
Trivia:
Marilyn Burns, who played Sally Hardesty in the original film, plays Verna in this. This film and Butcher Boys were Marilyn's first movie roles in 28 years (excluding an uncredited Cameo in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation).

In 2007, Platinum Dunes announced they were abandoning the series following The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. In 2009, Twisted Pictures negotiated a multi-picture deal with Bob Kuhn and Kim Henkel, who own the rights to the series.

Originally, a plan for a new trilogy was pitched. The films would be released out of chronological order, with the second film coming out first and being set almost entirely in a hospital. The next film would be a prequel explaining the events that led up to the hospital scenario. The third film would complete the storyline. Fearing it was too ambitious and risky, the producers opted for a follow up to the original instead.

It was 106 degrees in Shreveport on the day that the fire stunts were performed inside the burning Sawyer house at the beginning of the film.

Gunnar Hansen, who portrayed Leatherface in the 1974 film, portrays a relative, Boss Sawyer, in the beginning of the film.

John Dugan, who portrayed Grandpa in the 1974 film, reprises his role in the opening scene of this film.

In the opening scene, Bill Moseley, who portrayed Chop Top in Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, portrays Drayton Sawyer, the cook from the first two films.

This film features 4 actors returning from previous installments, surpassing the record of 3 set by Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation.

Thom Barry's character, Sheriff Hooper, is named after Tobe Hooper, who wrote and directed the first two films.

Not screened in advance for critics.

A draft of the script had Leatherface's name being Jebadiah Sawyer. However, this was later changed to Jedidiah Sawyer. In the 2003 remake, Jedidiah is the name of a young member of the Hewitt family.

Has the distinction of featuring a total three different actors portraying Leatherface: Gunnar Hansen as the one from the archive footage, Sam McKinzie as a young Leatherface, and Dan Yeager as the main one.

Filmed primarily in July and August 2011, but unreleased until January 2013.

In May 2011, Lions Gate announced that it would be partnering with Nu Image to produce the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and that John Luessenhop would direct the film.

Just as in the original, the first victim is bludgeoned to death while wandering the house alone.
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D (Tamil)
Dubbed into: Texas Chainsaw Darinda (Hindi)