‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ gets 4K Steelbook release

Dark Sky Films is releasing a director-approved 4K restoration of Tobe Hooper’s THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE on UHD for the first time in a special SteelBook release.

Violent, confrontational, and shockingly realistic, director Tobe Hooper’s THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE terrified audiences in a way never thought possible when it was unleashed on a politically and socially tumultuous America in 1974. Facing a storm of controversy, censorship, and outcry throughout its troubled release, this masterpiece of horror has stood the test of time to become a landmark motion picture and cultural milestone.​

Details of the set include:

  • All new 4K UHD release​
  • Dolby Vision HDR / HDR10​, Dolby Atmos
  • Includes exclusive poster​
  • Blu-ray extras disc includes brand new never-before-seen feature length documentary. Over 400 min of special features

Special Features


Including four commentary tracks :​

  • Writer-Producer-Director Tobe Hooper, Actor Gunnar Hansen, Cinematographer Daniel Pearl
  • Actors Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, and Paul A. Partain, and Production Designer Robert Burns
  • Writer-Producer-Director Tobe Hooper ​
  • Cinematographer Daniel Pearl, Editor J. Larry Carroll and Sound Recordist Ted Nicolaou ​


  • NEW Feature-Length Documentary: The Legacy of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Cinefamily Presents FRIEDKIN/HOOPER: A Conversation About The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Between William Friedkin and Tobe Hooper​
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Shocking Truth
  • Flesh Wounds: Seven Stories of the Saw
  • A Tour of the TCSM House with Gunnar Hansen
  • Off the Hook with Teri McMinn
  • The Business of Chain Saw: An Interview with Production Manager Ron Bozman
  • Deleted Scenes & Outtakes
  • Grandpa’s Tales: An Interview with Actor John Dugan
  • Cutting Chain Saw: An Interview with Editor J. Larry Carroll
  • Blooper Reel
  • Outtakes from “The Shocking Truth”​
  • Horrors Hallowed Grounds: TCSM
  • Dr. W.E. Barnes Presents “Making Grandpa”
  • Still Gallery
  • Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots

The set is due for release February 28th 2023

Pre-order now on Amazon USA

Check out our Texas Chainsaw franchise interviews:

Bill Moseley (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2)

R. A. Mihailoff (Texas Chainsaw Massacre III)

Todd Tucker (Illusion Industries – Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2022)

Review: Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022 film)


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