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Texas Chainsaw Massacre - The Next Generation

original title: Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The

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  • Standard Version
  • Extended Version
Release: Mar 12, 2011 - Author: Eiskaltes Grab - Translator: Tony Montana - external link: IMDB
Compared are the Standard Version by Columbia TriStar and the Extended Version from Canada by Lions Gate.

There are 34 differences with a total length of 5 minutes and 31 seconds.


33 cuts = 7 minutes and 3 seconds.
1 alternate scene = +1 minute and 32 seconds.


The Standard Version was released in most of the countries worldwide, it's the most common version. According to the IMDB, the scenes were removed for the release in 1997. The German DVD for instance only contains the Standard Version as well do the US DVDs. The Japanese LD contains the Extended Version. The easiest way to get the Extended Version is buying the Canadian DVD because LionsGate released it there (English audio track, no subs). The front cover looks pretty much like the US DVD by Columbia Tristar but as mentioned the US DVD is just a release of the Standard Version.
0 Min
In the Standard Version, the year 1996 is being displayed. It's 1994 in the Extended Version.
no difference

2 Min
After Jenny called for her mother, the door opens and her stepdad comes in. They don't like each other. He gets rough and threatens her.
But the stepmom comes up the stairs and the stepdad lets go of her. Both show up at the stairs. She says everything was fine and he says sth. disparaging about Jenny's boyfriend to her. Then some pictures are being taken, which is also in the Standard Version, but the sound of the photographing is louder than the music in the Extended Version. (The noises are well known from the first TCM!)
In the Standard Version, the noises are barely audible.
76 sec



5 Min
Slightly extended shot of Barry.
1.5 sec



5 Min
Extended shot of Heather and Barry talking.
7 sec



5 Min
After Heather bumped into another car, Barry yells at her and says the car belonged to his dad.
6 sec



7 Min
Extended shot of the trip in the mist.
8 sec



7 Min
Missing shot of Jenny.
2 sec



8 Min
Extended shot of Harry.
1.5 sec

9 MinExtended shot of the woods before Jenny appears.
1.5 sec



9 Min
Slightly extended shot of Jenny.
1 sec



11 Min
Jenny and the others on their way to the house.
3 sec



15 Min
The Extended Version contains a scene of Sean being chased by a car, driven by Vilmer. After a while, Sean gets hit and Vilmer drives over his body several times. That scene is also in the Standard Version but later.
116 sec



15 Min
Now the scene of Sean getting killed by Vilmer. The Extended Version contains a longer shot of the gas station instead.
Standard Version: +104 sec
Extended Version: 12 sec



18 Min
Extended shot of Jenny standing at the path where Barry and Heather vanished. She anxiously hesitates before she follows the path.
16 sec



19 Min
Extended shot of Jenny looking at the biker passing by.
14 sec



19 Min
Extended shot of Jenny.
3 sec



22 Min
Jenny crouches down. Then an extended shot of Barry and Heather on the path.
28 sec



28 Min
Missing conversation between W.E. and Berry after he locked W.E. out.
12 sec



31 Min
After Leatherface put Heather on the meat hook, the shot of Jenny crouching in the corner is longer. The shot of the approaching truck is also in the Standard Version.
16 sec



34 Min
Jenny shot of Jenny running from the two truck.
3 sec



34 Min
Another missing shot of Vilmer chasing Jenny with the car.
4 sec



36 Min
Extended shof of Jenny in the wood. She's looking around.
8 sec



53 Min
Jenny and Darla are talking. They introduce to each other. When Vilmer comes in, the Standard Version is back in the game.
42 sec



59 Min
After Jenny hit the barrier with the car, the shot of the car is longer.
3 sec



60 Min
Extended shot of Leatherface putting make up on his lips.
10 sec



60 Min
He reaches for a perfume bottle.
5 sec



61 Min
Extended shot of Leatherface's phonograph.
10 sec



74 Min
Missing shot of the sun during the change of scenary to the plane.
2 sec



75 Min
Extended shot of Jenny running away.
3 sec



75 Min
Extended shot of Leatherface chasing the trailer.
2 sec



75 Min
Shortened shot of the leaving trailer.
3 sec

76 Min
Extended shot of thw overturned trailer.
4 sec



77 Min
Extended shot of Leatherface grieving for Vilmer.
2 sec



77 Min
After the limo passed, the shot of Leatherface with his chainsaw at the by the wayside is longer.
8 sec



79 Min
Extended shot of Jenny and the doc who walks across the hallway with a woman on the stretcher.
3 sec

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