Texas Chainsaw Massacre Movies In Order [Correct Watch Order]

Texas Chainsaw Massacre tells the tale of Leatherface and his cannibalistic family who use Chainsaw to kill and feed on humans. Here is the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
  • Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
  • Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
  • Leatherface (2017)
list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

About Texas Chainsaw Massacre Movies Series

Texas Chainsaw Massacre Movies In Order: What Order Should I Watch The Texas Chainsaw Films?

How many Texas Chainsaw movies are there?

There are currently eight Texas Chainsaw movies. Between 1974 – 1995, four installments were produced by four different productions. In 2003, Platinum Dunes/New Line released a reboot film following a prequel. Later, Millennium Films/Lionsgate took the rights and produced two more Texas chainsaw films.

Do You Need To Watch Texas Chainsaw Movies In Order?

If you want to just enjoy the horror of Texas Chainsaw films, every film has its own plot and can be watched as standalone. But, if you want to understand the entire story of Leather face and his family from origin, it is important to watch Texas Chainsaw films in order.

What order should I watch the Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in?

Texas Chainsaw Massacre series involves prequel, reboots, and movies with a completely new timeline which makes the story of Leatherface very complex and difficult to understand. The easiest and simplest way to watch all Texas chainsaw movies is to watch them in release order. Here is the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

Texas Chainsaw Massacre MoviesDirectorRuntime
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)Tobe Hooper83 min
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)Jeff Burr101 min
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)Kim Henkel85 min 
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)Marcus Nispel 87 min
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)Jonathan Liebesman98 min
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)John Luessenhop91 min
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)Julien Maury92 min
Leatherface (2017)Alexandre Bustillo90 min
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) first movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

Sally with her brother Franklin and friends on their way towards Franklin’s grandfather’s house. find a hitchhiker and they decide to give him a lift. Soon the hitchhiker cuts his own hand and starts to behave creepily after which Sally and friends leave the hitchhiker on the road and goes to the gas station.

After reaching Franklin’s grandfather’s house, Pam and Kirk go to a nearby swimming pool while the rest goes inside the house. Pam and Kirk find an abundant house with a running generate and decides to ask the owner of the house for help but as Kirk goes inside the house, a leather mask-wearing man kills him.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)  second movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

Buzz and Rick gets chased by a tow truck while driving on the highway of Texas and suddenly Leatherface comes out of the pick up truck and kills both of them. After the incident, lieutenant Lefty starts to investigate on the case who is investigating mysteries chainsaw killings in the town from past thirteen years.

Vanita, a radio DJ who was on the call with Buzz and Rick while Leatherface attacked them gives the recording of their call to lefty but lefty ignores her. Vanita decides to broadcast the recording and when the cannibal family learns about this, they attack Vanita.

Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)  third movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)

Leatherface brutally kills Gina and remove the skin from her face, while Gina’s sister Sara watches everything. Later, Michelle and Ryan, a couple while they flee in their car through, gas station the last chance, they witness a hitchhiker, Tex killing the gas station owner Alfredo.

After the incident, Michelle and Ryan get lost and while Ryan is changing the car’s tire, Leatherface attacks them but both of them manage to escape. soon both of them meet, Banny, another survivor, and three of them tries to move out of the town.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)  fourth movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)

After the senior prom, four friends Jenny, Heather, Barry, and Sean go for a drive in their car but by mistake takes a wrong turn and reaches a remote place further their car gets crashed which injures the other driver.

Sean looks after the driver while Jenny, Heather, Barry goes to find help and reaches the rural real estate office occupied by Darla, an insurance agent. Soon, Sean and the injured driver gets killed and the rest three friends get trapped in the death game of Leatherface

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)  fifth movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

While Erin with her four other friends are driving through their way in Texas, suddenly a girl appears who is in distress. Erin thinks that the girl is disturbed and takes her inside the van but the girl shoots herself after warning Erin and her friends that they are going to die.

In search of the police officer, Erin, and her friends goes to an abundant mill in the town where they get the address of the house of a police officer. Erin goes inside the house to call the police officer meanwhile her friend who is waiting for her outside the house gets killed by Leatherface.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) sixth movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)

In 1939, in a slaughterhouse in Texas, a Lady gives birth to an infant with some skin disease. A young woman named Luda finds the infant in the dustbin and takes the infant to her home. Luda names the infant “Thomas” and rises him like her own child.

Everyone makes fun of Thomas because of his abnormal face due to a facial skin disease. In 1969, due to a chronic disease, everyone starts to live in the town but Thomas and his family continue to live in the town. When Thomas goes to the slaughterhouse, the owner of the slaughterhouse makes fun of Thomas, and Thomas in retribution kills him.

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) seventh movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)

This movie is a direct sequel to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and picks the story from the end of the first installment. After sally manages to escape from the cannibal family’s house, she reports everything to the local police.

The local police kill the entire cannibal family and burn their house but a guy name Gavin protects the cannibal family’s infant child and adopts her with the name heather. after many years, Heather learns that she is adopted and decides to go to Texas new town to learn about her past.

Leatherface (2017) eighth movie on the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release

Leatherface (2017)

In 1955, Sawyers family celebrating the brithday of Jed sawyers in which the Sawyers gifts Jed a Chainsaw. Later, Betty and Ted while driving on country road finds a kids wearing the mask of a pig face. chasing the kids, Betty reaches to a old barn where the Sawyers family kills Betty.

after the incident, Betty’s father, a sheriff takes Jed into custody shifts, Jed, to a mental institute. After 10 years, an incident happens in the mental institute due to which many patients manage to escape.

List of All Texas Chainsaw Massacre Movies In Order According to different Timelines.

in 1974, the first installment of Texas Chainsaw Massacre released and the movie spawned into four direct sequels Over a 21-year period. Here is the list of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of the original timeline.

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
  • Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)

In 2003, Platinum Dunes/New Line released a reboot film for a modern audience that doesn’t have any connection with the previous installments. after the success of the reboot film, a prequel called The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. was released. List of all Texas Chainsaw Massacre reboot movies in order

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)

After two reboot films, Millennium Films/Lionsgate took over the franchise and ignoring 2 to 4 movies produced a direct sequel to the 1974 film Texas Chainsaw 3D in 2013. Four years later, another movie titled Leatherface – was released in 2017 to act as a prequel to the 1974 movie.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of release according to new timeline

  • Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  • Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
  • Leatherface (2017)

Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies in order of chronology according to new timeline

  • Leatherface (2017)
  • Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  • Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)

What is the scariest Texas Chainsaw Massacre?

Texas Chainsaw Massacre MoviesRatings on IMDb
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1995)3.3/10
Texas Chainsaw (2013)4.8/10
 Leatherface (2017)5/10
 Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)5.1/10
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)5.6/10
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)5.8/10
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)6.2/10
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)7.5/10

Other Popular Horror Franchises To Binge Watch

Conclusion

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *