The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

A group of young travellers stumble upon an isolated rural house and proceed to be hunted down in this remake of Tobe Hooper's classic 1974 slasher.

After picking up a traumatised young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a hulking, chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of psychopathic killers.

2003Rating: R18, Violence & horror98 minsUSA
Horror

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

An initially promising, but quickly disappointing retread of Tobe Hooper and Kim Henkel's hugely influential horror classic.

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Time Out

Time Out

The best one can say is that his version is not slavishly in thrall to Hooper's: boring, fright-free and pointless, maybe, but not craven.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

All the bad-rehash mojo from Friday the 13th to The Blair Witch Project has infected Scott Kosar's script.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A contemptible film: Vile, ugly and brutal.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The remake moves faster and sounds louder, but comes off as callous rather than creepy.

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