The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2-DVD Widescreen Special Edition)

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DVD Features:

  • Removable Metal Faceplate!
  • Evidence Kit inside!
  • Alternate Ending and Opening
  • Audio Commentaries
  • DVD-Rom Features
  • Severed Parts - Deleted scenes Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre Ed Gein: The Ghoul of Plainfiend - Shocking documentary on the real killer
  • Screen Tests
  • Art Galleries
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • "Suffocate" Music Video
  • Audio: English [CC]
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: New Line Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Special Edition
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 EX - English
    • Dolby Surround Stereo - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Music Video: "Suffocate" by Motogrator
    • Alternate Scenes (Ending and Opening)
    • Audio Commentaries (3):
      1. Marcus Nispel - Director, Michael Bay - Producer
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
    • TV Spots (7)
    • Documentary:
      1. "Making of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE"
      2. "The True Story Behind the Film/Ed Gein: The Ghoul of Plainfield"
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Art Galleries
    • Evidence File With Crime Scene Photos
  • DVD-ROM Features:
    • Script-to-Screen Feature
  • Additional Products:
    • Collectible and Removable Metal Plaque

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Entertainment Reviews:

Total Film - 12/01/2003
"...CHAINSAW eventually revs up and bites right to the bone..."
USA Today - 04/02/2004
"[A] slicked-up remake of director Tobe Hooper's minimalist classic."

Description by OLDIES.com:

A group of friends takes a detour while traveling through the back roads of Texas and encounter a chainsaw-wielding maniac. What happens next is beyond anyone's darkest imagination and will leave you speechless and horrified.

From filmmaker Michael Bay (Pearl Harbor, Bad Boys II) and starring Jessica Biel ("7th Heaven") comes this year's most hardcore and terrifying film.

Product Description:

Tobe Hooper's TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE appeared like a nightmare in 1974, establishing a whole new genre of horror film. Thirty years later, the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE is back. Directed by well-known commercial and video director Marcus Nispel, and produced by Michael Bay (ARMAGEDDON, PEARL HARBOR), this remake begins in the same place as the original. Five friends are driving through Texas on their way to a concert in Dallas. But when they stop to pick up a hitchhiker, their trip takes a turn for the worse. The friends--Erin (Jessica Biel), Kemper (Eric Balfour), Morgan (Jonathan Tucker), Pepper (Erica Leerhsen), and Andy (Mike Vogel)--have no idea what they're in for when they ask the local sheriff (R. Lee Ermey) for help. It isn't long before the blood begins to pour and the notorious chainsaw of the maniacal, murderous Leatherface starts to roar.

Although considered relatively low budget (9.5 million) by 2003 moviemaking standards, Nispel's remake is worlds away from the no-budget feel of Hooper's original. Where that film left much of the actual gore off camera, Nispel and Bay up the ante by showing every death in all its gruesome detail. They also up the dramatic ante, building to a final act that is relentless and terrifying.

Plot Keywords:

Haunted Houses | Murder | Remake | Road Trips | Teenagers | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release Date: October 17, 2003

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  • Sales Rank: 63,938
  • UPC: 794043703126
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