The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Film

Main Details
Premiere Date 1974-10-01
Countries
Alternative Titles
  • El loco de la Motosierra (Argentina (video title))
  • El Loco de la Motosierra: La Masacre de Texas (Argentina)
  • Teksaški masakr motornom pilom (Bosnia and Herzegovina (Croatian title))
  • O Massacre da Serra Elétrica (Brazil)
  • Тексаското клане (Bulgaria (Bulgarian title))
  • Le massacre à la scie (Canada (French title) (video title))
  • El loco de la Motosierra (Chile (video title))
  • Teksaški masakr motornom pilom (Croatia)
  • Texaský masakr motorovou pilou (Czech Republic)
  • Motorsavsmassakren (Denmark)
  • Moottorisahamurhaaja (Finland (informal title))
  • Texasin moottorisahamurhat (Finland)
  • Motorsågsmassakern (Finland (Swedish title) (informal title))
  • Massacre à la tronçonneuse (France)
  • Blutgericht in Texas (Germany)
  • O shizofrenis dolofonos me to prioni (Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title))
  • Ο σχιζοφρενής δολοφόνος με το πριόνι (Greece)
  • A texasi láncfűrészes mészárlás (Hungary)
  • Non aprite quella porta (Italy)
  • Akuma no ikenie (Japan)
  • 悪魔のいけにえ (Japan (Japanese title))
  • Kruvinosios skerdynes Teksase (Lithuania)
  • Masacre en cadena (Mexico)
  • La masacre de Texas (Mexico (DVD title))
  • Masacre en el infierno (Mexico (video title))
  • Masacre en Texas (Mexico (alternative title))
  • De kettingzaag (Netherlands (alternative title))
  • Motorsagmassakren (Norway)
  • Una matanza sin igual (Peru)
  • Una masacre sin igual (Peru)
  • Teksańska masakra piłą mechaniczną (Poland)
  • Massacre no Texas (Portugal)
  • Teksaški masakr motornom testerom (Serbia)
  • Texaský masaker motorovou pílou (Slovakia)
  • Техасская резня бензопилой (Soviet Union (Russian title))
  • La matança de Texas (Spain (Catalan title))
  • La matanza de Texas (Spain)
  • Motorsågsmassakern (Sweden)
  • Teksas Katliamı (Turkey (Turkish title))
  • Техаська рiзанина бензопилою (Ukraine)
  • Headcheese (USA (working title))
  • Leatherface (USA (working title))
  • Stalking Leatherface (USA (working title))
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary (USA (reissue title))
  • El loco de la motosierra (Uruguay (original subtitled version))
  • Masacre en Texas (Venezuela)
  • Blutgericht in Texas (West Germany)
  • Das Kettensägenmassaker (West Germany)
  • Massaker 73 (West Germany (bootleg title))
Category Feature Film
Genres
Credits
Director Tobe Hooper
Writer (Screenplay) Kim Henkel
Writer (Screenplay) Tobe Hooper
Writer (Story) Kim Henkel
Cast Marilyn Burns as Sally
Cast Allen Danziger as Jerry
Cast Paul A. Partain as Franklin
Cast William Vail as Kirk
Cast Teri McMinn as Pam
Cast Edwin Neal as Hitchhiker
Cast Jim Siedow as Old Man
Cast Gunnar Hansen as Leatherface
Cast John Dugan as Grandfather
Cast Robert Courtin as Window Washer
Cast William Creamer as Bearded Man
Cast John Henry Faulk as Storyteller
Cast Jerry Green as Cowboy
Cast Ed Guinn as Cattle Truck Driver
Cast Joe Bill Hogan as Drunk
Cast Perry Lorenz as Pick Up Driver
Cast John Larroquette as Narration (voice)
Cast Levie Isaacks as Radio Announcer (uncredited)
Associate Producer Kim Henkel
Producer Tobe Hooper
Executive Producer Jay Parsley
Associate Producer Richard Saenz
Music Score Wayne Bell
Music Score Tobe Hooper
Cinematographer Daniel Pearl
Film Editor Larry Carroll*
Film Editor Sallye Richardson
Art Director Robert A. Burns
Make-up: Grandfather's W. E. Barnes*
Make-up Artist Dorothy Pearl*
Production Manager Ronald Bozman*
Assistant Director Sallye Richardson
Boom Man / Post-Production Sound Wayne Bell
Re-Recording Mixer James A. Corbett
Dubbing Mixer Jay Harding*
Rerecording Paul Harrison
Dubbing Mixer Buzz Knudson*
Location Sound Recording Ted Nicolaou
Commentary Re-Recordist Jesse Mestas as (uncredited)
Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Home Video Version Michael J. White as (uncredited)
Re-Recording Mixer (Restorated Version) Patrick Yacono as (uncredited)
Special Effects Dean W. Miller as (uncredited)
Stunts Mary Church
Stunt Driver Perry Lorenz
Additional Photography Tobe Hooper
Lighting Lynn Lochwood*
Cameraman Assistant J. Michael McClary
Assistant Cameraman Lou Perryman
Grip Rod Ponton
Key Grip Linn Scherwitz*
Script Girl Mary Church
Production Assistant George Baetz
Production Assistant Jerry Bellnoski
Production Assistant Jim Crow
Production Assistant Paula Eaton
Production Assistant Tom Foote
Production Assistant Paulette Gochnour
Production Assistant Sally Nicolau*
Production Assistant Charlie Loving
Production Assistant N. C. Parsley*
Production Assistant Robert Pustejovski*
Production Assistant David Spaw
Production Assistant Ray Spaw
Notes Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths and must survive the terrors of Leatherface and his family.

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