Unrated | | Comedy, Horror
Buzz and Ricks car they drive in the beginning is a 1981 Mercedes-Benz 380 SL [R107].
Dog will hunt. Get that bitch, Leatherface. Get that bitch!
Chop Top: Dog will hunt.
When Leatherface bursts out the record vault, sparks fly out of Chop-Top's plate before he touches it with the blade. Also, he wasn't in his way, so the way he was running, he wouldn't strike him.
Drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs is listed in the end credits as "Gonzo Moviegoer," but his scene was cut prior to the film's release. Briggs would later complain about the cut in his newspaper column, blaming it (with tongue firmly in cheek) on the Russian premier Mikhail Gorbechev.
A special edition has been released on video. This edition adds some footage originally shot for the movie but not included in the theatrical version. This rough footage has dialogue but no music or sound effects and the video quality is atrocious. The new scenes include:
$2,822,439 24 August 1986