Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills one of the bikers and brings Chrissie's friends to the Hewitt homestead, where young Leatherface is learning the tools of terror.
- Genre: Horror, Thriller
- Studio: New Line Cinema, Next Entertainment, Platinum Dunes, Vortex/Henkel/Hooper, Texas Chainsaw Productions
- Keyword: war veteran, mass murder, chain saw, sadism, knife, psychopath, biker, prequel, murder, gore, serial killer, leatherface, slaughterhouse, slasher, chainsaw, torture, cruelty, series of murders, cannibal, severed foot, meat hook, severed hand, 1960s, graphic violence
- Cast: Jordana Brewster, Taylor Handley, Diora Baird, Matt Bomer, R. Lee Ermey, Lew Temple