THE MARK OF ZORRO (1920)
Kirk refers to the Hitchhiker's smeared blood on the van as 'the mark of Zorro'.
KILLER'S KISS (1955)
BLOOD FEAST (1963)
A girl dies after she is assaulted by a maniac and her face is skinned.
TWO THOUSAND MANIACS! (1964)
LADY IN A CAGE (1964)
THE WIZARD OF GORE (1970)
A sadistic killer mutilates and murders a pretty woman with a chainsaw.
THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (1972)
TERROR HOUSE (1972)
The victim's would-be rescuer being one of the family, the body parts in the freezer, the "slow" family member, the dinner scenes are all similar to TCM.
TAXI DRIVER (1976)
BLOODSUCKING FREAKS (1976)
Ralphus mutilates a girl with a chainsaw.
EATEN ALIVE (1977)
LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR (1977)
There is a review of the film hanging on the bookshelf of Martin's apartment.
TOURIST TRAP (1979)
A PERFECT COUPLE (1979)
One of the group members mentions the non-existent theme from 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.
CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST (1980)
Both films are set in a remote and isolated place, where a group of cannibals attacks, murders, dismembers and devours a group of friends.
MOTHER'S DAY (1980)
WITHOUT WARNING (1980)
Some scenes of this movie are inspired by TCM.
FRIDAY THE 13TH (1980)
MOTEL HELL (1980)
STUDENT BODIES (1981)
A killer considers using a chainsaw, but changes his mind.
LADY STAY DEAD (1981)
A killer uses a chainsaw.
THE EVIL DEAD (1981)
A girl is hung on a meat hook.
A psycho killer mutilates and murders his victims with a chainsaw.
A similar scene occurs at the gas station.
Hector The Toad dismembers Angel with a chainsaw.
SLEEPAWAY CAMP (1983)
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984)
BLOOD SIMPLE (1984)
NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984)
There is a scene where a zombie hits a man over the head with a wrench, looks around, pulls him outside and slams the door. This is just like TCM, when Leatherface hits Kirk over the head with a sledgehammer, then drags him inside and slams the door.
HORROR HOUSE ON HIGHWAY FIVE (1985)
DEAD END (1985)
A zombie with a chainsaw slices up an annoying fat kid in a wheelchair.
THE MUTILATOR (1985)
The hook scene is referenced.
MOVING VIOLATIONS (1985)
The movie poster can be seen in the window behind the two boys when they find their car destroyed.
A CUT ABOVE (1985)
THE NAIL GUN MASSACRE (1985)
Both films are set in Texas, and TCM is referenced in the title, mutilation scene, and the taglines: "Cheaper than a chainsaw!" and "Forget about that guy with the chainsaw".
ZOMBIE BRIGADE (1986)
The movie poster is shown.
NIGHT OF THE CREEPS (1986)
The character James Carpenter (JC) Hooper is named after directors John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper.
PRECIOUS IMAGES (1986)
SUMMER SCHOOL (1987)
The students are seen watching this movie in class. Also, the two horror-fan characters reference TCM almost constantly (one has the nickname "Chainsaw", explaining it's "as in Texas Massacre").
LUNCH MEAT (1987)
MORGAN STEWART'S COMING HOME (1987)
The title is mentioned when the chainsaw is shown.
PSYCHOS IN LOVE (1987)
Joe and Kate use many things to kill, including a chainsaw.
TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE (1987)
When Tim Madden and Capt. Regency are in the police car, Capt. Regency compares Madden's "nosebleed" to 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.
THE LOST BOYS (1987)
BAD TASTE (1987)
A chainsaw cuts at the door.
POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL (1987)
When Mahoney, Jones, Hightower and Tackleberry want to give the young cops a scare, they imagine a scene of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' killer resurrection.
HOLLYWOOD CHAINSAW HOOKERS (1988)
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers spoofs TCM, and also stars Gunnar Hansen.
THE BLOB (1988)
The characters watch the film 'Garden Tool Massacre', which spoofs TCM and features a man in a hockey mask.
HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN (1988)
WHOOPS APOCALYPSE (1988)
REMOTE CONTROL (1988)
There is a mini cardboard cutout of Leatherface seen at a video store in the movie.