The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Movie review by Beth Pratt, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Hard to do worse than this extremely gory mess.

R 2003 98 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 42 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+


If you don't want to read the review here is my statement- Pull out this movie only if your son or daughter is mature and can handle brutal killings and disturbing storyline. Great for a sleepover or a party! This movie is not as scary as it is just disturbing. It is about a group of friends who are driving through the country and they come upon a girl just wandering on the road, the girl is deranged and kills herself in the car. And when they go to the local town to report it, things there seem fishy. When they all start to disapear they find out that everyone in the town is related, and there is a deranged killer who kills people with chainsaws and then cuts off their face and wears it. and if you are wondering, Yes there is a scene where Leatherface wears the face of the main characters boyfriend. This movie is very dark and violent and i would not recomend it to anyone with a weak stomach and even if they watch violent movies, not under the age of 16. The story itself is fine, it is a little bit strange at points, but satisfactory.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 18+

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

This movie is classic horror this really happened long time ago

This title has:

Great messages

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