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Company: Cannon Films
Length: 89 minutes
Director's Cut: 100 minutes
Collector's Edition: 111 minutes
Tagline: After A Decade Of Silence...
The Buzzz Is Back!
Budget: $4.7 million
Domestic Box Office: $8.0 million
Opening Weekend: $2.8 million
Sound Quality: Ultra-Stereo
Film Dates: June 1- July 4, 1986
Film Locations: Austin, Texas
Prairie Dell, Texas
Film Availability: VHS, DVD, BLU-RAY, DIGITAL
Soundtrack Availability: VINYL
2. RICK (Chris Douridas)- Pieces of him are found at crash scene
3. L.G. (Lou Perryman)- Beat to death with hammer; later skinned alive
4. DRAYTON (Jim Siedow)- Chainsaw to backside and later to back; blown apart by grenade
5. GRANDPA (Ken Evert)- Blown apart by grenade
6. LEFTY (Dennis Hopper)- Blown apart by grenade
7. CHOP-TOP (Bill Moseley)- Chainsaw to stomach, falls to death underground
*NOTE: There were several deaths cut from the film, including a group of COLLEGE PARTIERS and TWO MOVIEGOERS during the Sawyers' hunt for prime meat. During these scenes, there was a head split in two, four arms lopped off, two legs severed, a hammer to the head, a decapitation, and a hand sawed off.
Film Total: 7
Series Total: 80
2. Crashes through wall
3. Kneed in stomach
4. Kicked in head
5. Chainsaw in stomach and out back
6. Mallet to head
Film Total: 6
Series Total: 51
STRETCH: "This is Stretch on KOKLA...red river rock and roll..."
LEFTY: "Hell...Hell's exactly what they raised..."
DRAYTON: "I got a real good eye for prime meat...it runs in the family..."
DRAYTON: "Whoops...one of those hardshell peppercorns..."
DRAYTON: "We're number one...the Sawyer's are number one!"
CHOP-TOP: "To a far-out fan!"
CHOP-TOP: "Look what you did to my Sonny Bono wig!"
CHOP-TOP: "Hey, lick my plate, you dog dick!"
CHOP-TOP: "Time for incoming mail!!!"
STRETCH: "How good are you?"
CHOP-TOP: "Did you get her, Bubba? Did you get that b*tch?!"
CHOP-TOP: "A bonus body!!!"
LEFTY: "Lord, help me beat this stranger that walks beside me..."
LEFTY: "It's the devil's playground..."
DRAYTON: "Look what your brother's done now!"
LEFTY: "I'll take you back to hell...I'll take you to hell!"
DRAYTON: "You've got one choice, boy...sex or the saw..."
DRAYTON: "Sex is, uh, nobody knows...but the saw...the saw is family!!!"
DRAYTON: "Bubba's got something to show ya here...look...a slurpee booty!"
LEFTY: "I'm the Lord of the Harvest!"
CHOP-TOP: "It's like death eatin' a cracker, isn't it?!"
LEATHERFACE- BILL JOHNSON
STUNT LEATHERFACE- TOM MORGA
LIEUTENTANT "LEFTY" ENRIGHT- DENNIS HOPPER
VANITA "STRETCH" BROCK- CAROLINE WILLIAMS
DRAYTON SAWYER- JIM SIEDOW
CHOP-TOP- BILL MOSELEY
GRANDPA- KEN EVERT
PATROLMAN- HARLAN JORDAN
DETECTIVE- KIRK SISCO
CUT-RITE MANAGER- JAMES N. HARRELL
L.G. MCPETERS- LOU PERRYMAN
BUZZ- BARRY KINYON
RICK- CHRIS DOURIDAS
GOURMET YUPPETTE- JUDY KELLY
YUPPIE- JOHN MARTIN IVEY
SPORTS ANCHORMAN- KINKY FRIEDMAN
ANCHORMAN- WIRT CAIN
T.V. COMMENTATOR- DAN JENKINS
GONZO MOVIEGOER- JOE BOB BRIGGS
GONZO MOVIEGOER- TWINKLY BAYOUD
GONZO MOVIEGOER- VICTORIA POWELLS
CHILI COOK-OFF JUDGE- ED GUINN
MAN IN HOTEL CORRIDOR- TOBE HOOPER
NARRATOR- DON LAFONTAINE
Directed By- Tobe Hooper
Written By- L.M. Kit Carson
Produced By- Menahem Golan & Yoram Globus
Associate Producer- L.M. Kit Carson
Co-Producer- Tobe Hooper
Executive Producers- Henry Holmes and James Jorgensen
Special Makeup Effects By- Tom Savini
Costume Designer- Carin Hooper
Music By- Tobe Hooper & Jerry Lambert
Unit Production Manager- Henry Kline
First Assistant Director- Richard Espinoza
Second Assistant Director- Mark Lyon
Production Designer- Cary White
Director Of Photography- Richard Kooris
Edited By- Alain Jakubowicz
Executive In Charge Of Production- Rony Yacov
Los Angeles Casting- Robert MacDonald & Bonnie Pietila
Austin Casting- Pat Orseth
Stunt Coordinator- John Moio
Stuntmen- Daniel Barringer, Bob Elmore
Larry Holt, Tom Morga, Beth Nufer
Jim Stephan, Allen Wyatt Jr.
Assistant Art Director- Daniel Miller
Leadperson Art- Jay Raymond
Set Decorator- Michael Peal
First Assistant Cameraman- Ralph Watson
Boom Operator- Henry Miller
Sound Mixer- Wayne Bell
Video Assist Operator- Samuel Crowther
Property Master- Michael O'Sullivan
Property Assistants- Anita Dallas, Terry Evans
Best Boy Electrician- Jon Lewis
Key Grip- Ferrell Shinnick
Dolly Grip- Bobby Lewallen
Gaffer- Phillip Curry
Rigging Gaffer- Doug Sutton
Rigging Best Boy- Dwight Cary
Costume Supervisor- Julia Gombert
Costumer- Karen Miller
Make-Up- Candi Duke
Hairstylist- Denise Carfagno
Special Effects Make-Up Crew- Jon Vulich
Mitchel DeVane, Gino Crognale, Shawn McEnroe
Bart Mixon & Gabe Bartalos
Model Maker- Tony Hooper
Production Coordinator- Tamara Carlisle
Location Manager- Sjon Ueckert
Production Accountant- Rachel David-Ames
Script Supervisor- Laura DeBolt Kooris
Still Photographer- Gary Farr
Unit Publicist- Scot Holton
Production Assistants- David Parks & Richard Rosser
Special Effects Coordinator- Eddie Surkin
Special Effects Leadman- Joshua Hakian
Special Effects Crew- Gerald McClanahan
Todd Smiley, Ray Beetz
Joe Quinlivan, Ken Sher
Mechanical Special Effects- Daniel F. Morris
Construction Coordinator- Pat Welsome
Post Production Supervisor- Michael R. Sloan
First Assistant Editors- Koby Dagan & Anne Couk
Second Assistant Editors- Iris Dagan
Chris Notarthomas & Anne Jordan-Bruton
Apprentice Editor- Linda Mitchell
Supervising Sound Editor- David Bartlett
Sound Editors- Allen Hartz, Jane Lang
Steve Shearsby, Richard Vandenberg
Richard Villa & Fred Wasser
Assistant Sound Editors- Bobbi Banks
Nick Barnar, Spike Allison Hooper
Sara Sheranian, Justin Vacco, Amy Vincent
Tony Wakefield, Ron Bartlett, Oscar Mitt
Apprentice Sound Editors- Brian Chic
Paula Greatbatch, Carolann Sanchez, Steve Schwalbe
ADR Editor- Jessica Gallavan
Foley Supervisor- Tracey Smith
Foley Editors- John Duvall
Albert Gasser & Marian Wilde
Foley Assistant- Karen Joseph
Re-Recording- Todd AO/Glen Glenn
Re-Recording Mixers- Christopher Jenkins
Terry Porter & Mel Metcalfe
Title Design- Wenden K. Baldwin & Kyle Seidenbaum
Main Titles & Opticals- Freeze Frame
Negative Cutting- Ron Vitello & Anne-Marie Vitello
Color Timer- Angelo Russo
Color By- TVC
Second Unit Crew-
Second Unit Directors- Newt Arnold & John Moio
Second Unit 1st Assistant Director- David Anderson
Second Unit 2nd Assistant Director- Leo Zisman
Second Unit Director Of Photography- J. Michael McClary
Camera Operator- Vince Baldino
First Assistant Cameraman- Brown Cooper
Sound Mixer- Paul Harrison
Extras Casting- Actors Clearinghouse
Cosmetic Lenses By- Felix Leal & Linda Lowenthal
Music Supervisor- Paula Erickson
Music Editor- Michael Linn
Soundtrack Available On I.R.S. Records
Special Thanks To- The Texas Film Commission
Joel Smith & Liz Kline
The Texas State Department Of Highways
And Public Transportation
The Texas Department Of Public Safety
The City Of Austin, Texas
The City Of Bastrop, Texas
The City Of Belton, Texas
Watson-Casey Companies, Artesia Waters, Inc.
B.H. & Associates, Inc., Big Red, Inc., Shiner Beer
Hotel Furniture Provided By- Haverty's Fine Furniture
Production Services & Equipment Provided By- Keylite-PSI
Recorded In Ultra-Stereo
Copyright 1986 Cannon Films, Inc. & Cannon International B.V.
All Rights Reserved
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