Toolbox Murders
Toolbox Murders (2004)

Tobe Hooper, who directed one of the truly iconic American horror films of the 1970s, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, offers his take on another well-remembered scare-fest of the era with this remake. Steve (Brent Roam) and Nell (Angela… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: January 1, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Russell Edwards

Toolbox may not renew the splatter genre in any significant way, but the chills and kills prove Hooper, when armed with the right script, can still tighten the fright screws.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Hooper creates a film that's almost as effective as his first big success - The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Toolbox Murders is Hooper's best work in years.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The movie does boast ridiculous elements to its story and logic, but it's so bad it's good.

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David Cornelius

In a genre where so many titles disappoint, Hooper makes sure that this one won't.

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Rod Gudino
Rue Morgue Magazine

Toolbox Murders is arguably the movie everyone has been waiting for Hooper to make since Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Saying The Toolbox Murders is the finest Tobe Hooper film since The Texas Chainsaw Massacre ... isn't saying much.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Hooper has dodged the lightning bolt of inspiration once again

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A truly vicious, gruesome and utterly ludicrous movie that exists only to make us jump in our seats.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
As far as remakes are concerned, Toolbox Murders is a pretty good film that captures the essence of the original, and modernizing them. In this version directed… More
Lady D'arbanville
I'm afraid I found this film pretty rubbish, certainly no chance of me watching it again
Emily Armstrong
Despite this cast's horror pedigree (Angela Bettis, Juliette Landau, etc.), there is really nothing special about this movie. It's just another… More
Steve B.
Tobe, what's going on, man? You're better than this...
Cassandra Maples
Tobe Hooper's 2003 version of the Toolbox Murders is a fun little movie. It's a bloody good time to watch, although it's not scary, but the fun… More
Justin Walker
I was actually mildly surprised and amused. Sure it has its moments of less then perfect acting and of course lines of cheesy dialogue, telling not showing, and… More

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