After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
United States of America
Jessica Biel (Erin), Jonathan Tucker (Morgan), Erica Leerhsen (Pepper), Mike Vogel (Andy), Eric Balfour (Kemper), Andrew Bryniarski (Thomas Hewitt (Leatherface)), R. Lee Ermey (Sheriff Hoyt) more..., David Dorfman (Jedidiah), Lauren German (Teenage Girl), Terrence Evans (Monty Hewitt), Marietta Marich (Luda Mae Hewitt), Heather Kafka (Henrietta), Kathy Lamkin (Tea Lady in Trailer), Brad Leland (Big Rig Bob), Mamie Meek (Clerk)
Kim Henkel (Screenplay), Tobe Hooper (Screenplay), Scott Kosar (Screenplay), Jeffrey Allard (Executive Producer), Michael Bay (Producer), Ted Field (Executive Producer), Mike Fleiss (Producer) more..., Andrew Form (Executive Producer), Steve Jablonsky (Original Music Composer), Daniel Pearl (Director of Photography), Glen Scantlebury (Editor), Bradley Fuller (Executive Producer), Bobbie Mannix (Costume Design), Greg Blair (Production Design), Scott Gallagher (Art Direction), Randy Huke (Set Decoration), Kathy Kiatta (Costume Supervisor), Matthew Cohan (Associate Producer), Joe Dishner (Co-Producer), Kim Henkel (Co-Producer), Tobe Hooper (Co-Producer), Pat Sandston (Associate Producer), Debbie Cortez Haber (Art Department Coordinator), Joe McCusker (Construction Coordinator), Shane Patrick (Leadman), Logan Cooper (Location Scout), Kara Sutherlin (Standby Painter), Peter Simonite (Additional Photography), Jeffery J. Tufano (Camera Operator), James Marks (Camera Technician), Theda Cunningham (First Assistant Camera), Van Redin (Still Photographer), Kelly Nelson (Key Hair Stylist), Jay Flood (Additional Music), Steve Allen (Carpenter), Scott Stoddard (Makeup Effects), Russell E. Scott (Picture Car Coordinator), Sara Mineo (Post Production Assistant), Tami Goldman (Post Production Supervisor), Corissa Smith (Scenic Artist) and others.
Focus Features, New Line Cinema, Next Entertainment, Platinum Dunes, Chainsaw Productions LLC, Radar Pictures
The film opening with the discovery at a cemetery.