The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Next Generation (The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Next Generation (The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre) (1994)

More of an updated remake than a sequel to 1974's Texas Chainsaw Massacre, this slasher outing differs from its original in that it is gorier and adds an angle of international conspiracy. Once again, the story centers on one young… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 20, 1999
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon
Variety

Zellweger makes Jenny the most formidable scream queen since Jamie Lee Curtis went legit.

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Mike Clark
USA Today

The kind of cinematic endeavor where you suspect both cast and crew were obligated to bring their own beer.

Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

Actually a fairly serviceable slasher flick up until a head-scratching last fifteen minutes that introduces and then fails to explain a series of plainly stupid plot twists.

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Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

From electric cattle prods to human infernos, it's an tough, rough ride.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey try to out-bad-act each other in the luridly abysmal third sequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Not just a complete failure as a sequel, it's one of the five or ten worst films from the whole of the 1990s.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Without much wit of its own, Kim Henkel's tyro film is just what the polished Scream makes fun of.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A sloppy, poorly written, lazily conceived mess from start to finish.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

For the most part you stare at the screen and wonder how anybody involved thought this could possibly have been any good.

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Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Where to start with this film? The bad acting, story, directing? At the time of its release, this was the film that ruined the series.TCM next generation is… More
Steve K
I actually saw this turkey in the theater.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Pretty well a remake of the first Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie, except done badly. Leatherface is now dressing up like a woman. Matthew McConaughey is playing… More
jd cryptic
This one SUCKED. Not funny. Corny in the worst way possible. Silly and just flat out dumb. Kim Henkel (who helped Hooper write the original TCM) directed this… More
James Alvarez
I know I have said a lot of bad things about Land of the Dead, but this movie is far worse. I demand that you see this so-called remake and vommit as you watch… More
Anthony Lawrie
This film is a bit nasty. No horror, no suspense, it?s not even frightening, it?s just violent and unnecessary. Turning Leatherface into a transvestite was a… More

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