The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (franchise)

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is an American horror franchise. It is made up of eight horror movies, comics, and a video game adaptation of the original movie.

The franchise focuses on serial killer Leatherface and his psychotic family, who terrorize unsuspecting visitors to their territories in the desolate Texas countryside. They kill and eat them. The original movie was released in 1974, directed by Tobe Hooper.

The movie series has grossed over $235 million at the worldwide box office.

Movies[change | change source]

Box Office[change | change source]

Film Release date (US) Budget Box office Reference
United States Foreign Worldwide
1. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) October 1, 1974 $140,000 $30,859,000 N/A $30,859,000 [1]
2. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 August 22, 1986 $4,700,000 $8,025,872 N/A $8,025,872 [2]
3. Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III January 12, 1990 N/A $5,765,562 N/A $5,765,562 [3]
4. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation September 22, 1995
August 29, 1997 (re-released)[4]
$600,000 $185,898 N/A $185,898 [5]
5. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) October 17, 2003 $9,500,000 $80,571,655 $26,500,000 $107,071,655 [6]
6. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning October 6, 2006 $16,000,000 $39,517,763 $12,246,643 $51,764,406 [7]
7. Texas Chainsaw 3D January 4, 2013 $20,000,000 $34,341,945 $12,900,000 $47,241,945 [8]
8. Leatherface October 20, 2017 N/A N/A $887,392 $887,392 [9]
Total $50,340,000 $199,258,695 $52,543,035 $251,801,730

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  2. "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  3. "Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  4. "Re-release date". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  5. "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  6. "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  7. "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  8. "Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb.
  9. "Leatherface (2017)". The Numbers. Retrieved October 30, 2017.