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(2013) (Alexandra Daddario, Dan Yeager) (R)

Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Extreme
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Extreme
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Heavy
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) Heavy
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking Moderate
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Extreme

Horror: A young woman inherits a creepy Texas estate and discovers that her psychopathic, chainsaw-wielding cousin comes with the house.
A young woman named Heather (ALEXANDRA DADDARIO) is shocked to learn that she is adopted when she receives an unexpected inheritance from her biological grandmother. She was left an entire mansion in a small, remote Texas town. Eager to see her windfall, Heather takes a road trip there with her cheating boyfriend, Ryan (TREY SONGZ); her slutty best friend, Nikki (TANIA RAYMONDE); and Nikki's new boyfriend, Kenny (KERAM MALICKI-SANCHEZ). Along the way, they pick up a hunky hitchhiker named Darryl (SHAUN SIPOS).

It soon becomes clear that these young adults are not alone in the house. A disfigured, psychopathic killer known as Leatherface (DAN YEAGER), long thought dead, lives downstairs in a secret lair. He immediately starts to kill Heather's friends with a chainsaw, and then removes their faces to add to his hideous collection of masks.

Heather eventually learns that she is the killer's cousin and that her real family was killed by a local group of vigilantes led by local blowhard Burt Hartman (PAUL RAE), who has since become the town's mayor. She seeks help from her grandma's lawyer, Farnsworth (RICHARD RIEHLE); Carl (SCOTT EASTWOOD), a local cop with a secret; and the town's longtime sheriff Hooper (THOM BARRY). Eventually, their collective corruption overwhelms her and she has to seek the help of the one person she never thought she could trust.

Older teens will have some interest, especially males.
For strong, grisly violence and language throughout.

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