Bryanston Distributing | Release Date: October 1, 1974 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
75
METASCORE
Generally favorable reviews based on 5 Critics
Positive:
4
Mixed:
1
Negative:
0
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Despite the heavy doses of gore in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Tobe Hooper's pic is well made for an exploiter of its type... Sharp sense of composition and careful accumulation of detail also help enliven the crude plot, and the acting is above par for this type of film.