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Runtime: 83 min

Genres: Horror | Mystery | Thriller

Languages: English

Countries: USA

A group of teenagers on the road in Texas stop off at the wrong farm and encounter a family gone awry. Once abattoir workers, the decay of the Southern rural economy has left them unemployed, and the directionless father and sons take to using their butchering skills on passing people. One by one, the kids encounter members of the grisly family.

Directors (1)

Writers (2)

Kim Henkel (story and screenplay) and
Tobe Hooper (story and screenplay)

Composers (2)

Tobe Hooper (music score)
Wayne Bell (music score)

Editors (2)

J. Larry Carroll (as Larry Carroll)
Sallye Richardson

Cinematographers (1)

Actors (17)

Allen Danziger Jerry
Ed Guinn Cattle Truck Driver
Edwin Neal Hitchhiker
Gunnar Hansen Leatherface
Jerry Green Cowboy
Jim Siedow Old Man
Joe Bill Hogan Drunk
John Dugan Grandfather
John Henry Faulk Storyteller
John Larroquette Narrator (voice)
Marilyn Burns Sally Hardesty
Paul A. Partain Franklin Hardesty
Perry Lorenz Pick Up Driver
Robert Courtin Window Washer
Teri McMinn Pam (as Teri Mcminn)
William Creamer Bearded Man
William Vail Kirk