History Film / TheTexasChainSawMassacre1974

17th Feb '18 9:36:37 AM Purplestuff2003
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{GeinDecoration}}: Like the CannibalLarder example above, anthother TropeCodifier.
17th Feb '18 9:35:16 AM Purplestuff2003
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* GeinDecoration: Like the CannibalLarder example above, anthother TropeCodifier.

to:

* GeinDecoration: {{GeinDecoration}}: Like the CannibalLarder example above, anthother TropeCodifier.
30th Dec '17 6:45:21 AM Bloodworm
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* GeinDecoration: Like the CannibalLarder example above, anthother TropeCodifier.
28th Dec '17 7:28:34 PM HulkingFlick
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* FanService: A third through the film, Kirk unbuttons his shirt down to his navel exposing his sweaty chest.
24th Nov '17 11:56:23 PM Lionic
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Some sources have also noted its resemblance to "Sawney", as in the (probably-aprocyphal) cannibal clan led by [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sawney_Bean Sawney Bean]] in mediæval Scotland.

to:

** Some sources have also noted its resemblance to "Sawney", as in the (probably-aprocyphal) (probably-apocryphal) cannibal clan led by [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sawney_Bean Sawney Bean]] in mediæval Scotland.
25th Oct '17 7:49:26 AM GaryKing95
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* SignatureScene: Leatherface twirling around, waving his chainsaw in frustration as he realizes his victim got away.
21st Oct '17 11:02:35 PM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Despite the controversy it caused, the film was a success and spawned [[Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre a franchise]].

to:

Despite the controversy it caused, Controversial upon release, the film was a success and spawned went on to spawn [[Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre a franchise]].



** [[spoiler: As shown in [[TheTexasChainsawMassacre2 the sequel ]] the family is still roaming free several years later.]]

to:

** [[spoiler: As shown in [[TheTexasChainsawMassacre2 [[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacre2 the sequel ]] sequel]] the family is still roaming free several years later.]]



* CarFu: Nubbins gets SquashedFlat by a truck.

to:

* CarFu: Nubbins gets SquashedFlat driven over by a truck.



* DevelopingDoomedCharacters: Sort of inverted. At the start of the film the dialogue sets up the themes of the film pretty well, and Franklin looks like he's going to be a pretty interesting lead character. But as soon as they leave the van he becomes a bitter crybaby and everyone else shamelessly treats him like shit. No other characters have their personalities explored at all.
** Actually Jerry is shown to be far more articulate and intelligent than his friends.

to:

* DevelopingDoomedCharacters: Sort of inverted. At the start of the film the dialogue sets up the themes of the film pretty well, and Franklin looks like he's going to be a pretty interesting lead character. But as soon as they leave the van he becomes a bitter crybaby and everyone else shamelessly treats him like shit. No other characters have their personalities explored at all.
** Actually Jerry
Aside from Jerry, who is shown to be far more articulate and intelligent than his friends.friends, no other characters have their personalities explored at all.



** Franklin Hardesty isn't an idiot, but he isn't very swift.



* GoodSamaritan: An unnamed trucker plows down Nubbins to save Sally as he begins to slash her. He then knocks Leatherface down with a pipe wrench before fleeing.

to:

* GoodSamaritan: GoodSamaritan:
**
An unnamed trucker plows down Nubbins to save Sally as he begins to slash her. He then knocks Leatherface down with a pipe wrench before fleeing.



** In the form of foreshadowing: [[spoiler: Once Sally reaches the gas station, Leatherface disappears all of a sudden. The station's owner is his father figure, the Cook.]]
** What ultimately happened to Sally Hardesty?
21st Oct '17 7:42:16 PM evilwillhunting
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* MaleGaze: Pam's red shorts get a lot of camera shots.
21st Oct '17 7:32:22 PM evilwillhunting
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Actually Jerry is shown to be far more articulate and intelligent than his friends.
21st Oct '17 7:26:58 PM evilwillhunting
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Lampshaded by Drayton (The Cook). He is not pleased at all and beats his brother for it.
This list shows the last 10 events of 85. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Film.TheTexasChainSawMassacre1974