Top 4 Texas Chainsaw Massacre Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Texas Chainsaw Massacre facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Texas Chainsaw Massacre film message.

Gunnar Hansen really did cut open an actresses finger. Between cuts, he removed the tape on the knife to get a more realistic looking blood effect.
Gunnar Hansen really did cut open an actresses finger. Between cuts, he removed the tape on the knife to get a more realistic looking blood effect.
The power generator is a Wisconsin brand. Leatherface is based on Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein.
The power generator is a Wisconsin brand. Leatherface is based on Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The human skeleton in the house at the end of the movie was a real human skeleton. Due to the small budget, the art director found it cheaper then buying a skeleton prop.
    The human skeleton in the house at the end of the movie was a real human skeleton. Due to the small budget, the art director found it cheaper then buying a skeleton prop.
  • Harry Knowles Of Ain't It Cool News Had A Quick Cameo As A Severed Head

Texas Chainsaw Massacre poster
Texas Chainsaw Massacre poster

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Plot

After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding loon and his family of equally psychopathic killers.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Horror
Director Marcus Nispel
Stars Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leerhsen, Mike Vogel
IMDB score 6.2