Corrected entry: This movie, Norman Bates in "Psycho", and Buffalo Bill in "Silence of the Lambs", were all based on one man, Eddie Gein. He was from Plainfield, Wisconsin (USA), and was caught November 17, 1957. He confessed to killing 2 women, robbing 8 graves, and was found guilty. It was later overturned "by reason of insanity". He was sentenced to an asylum where he died of cancer.
Corrected entry: When they stop at the side of the road where the girl is walking, the car stops right beside her, but in the next shot the car is a couple of feet away.
Corrected entry: In the scene where Leatherface is chasing the blonde guy through the yard, through all the sheets, he cuts his leg off with the chainsaw. Seconds later, he's carrying the blonde guy on his shoulders and into the house. Watch as he's walking down the hallway, not a single drop of blood drips from the severed leg onto the floor. Several arteries and many veins run through the leg and not a single drop of blood? Blood should be gushing or at least dripping a lot from the stub that's left of the leg.
Corrected entry: On the DVD, you can see some sort of equipment. It happens after the sheriff takes the body and Pepper says, "Do you think we should clean it out for him?" Then the blond guy says, "Sure, be my guest." You can see something in the top left corner of the screen. It looks almost like a feather duster end, but it is probably a microphone.
Corrected entry: In the scene with the hitch-hiker, it appears that the girl is walking in the same direction as the town, which is somewhat at odds with her comments of "I gotta get away", "I wanna go home" and "I won't go back there". She should be walking the opposite direction in order to get away from Leatherface and company.
Corrected entry: When the Sheriff is wrapping up the body, why doesn't he recognize the girl?
Corrected entry: When the kids are going down the road in the van and almost hit the girl that is walking, she is going in the same direction as them. But after they pick her up and they continue on their way (the same direction that they were going to begin with) she says they are going in the wrong direction and need to turn around. But if they are going in the wrong direction then why was she going the same direction as them instead of going the opposite way as them on the road.
Corrected entry: When the blond guy has his leg cut off he runs through the garden with shoes on, and when he is carried back to the house his shoe (on his remaining leg) is still on. When you see him in the basement of the house there is his bare foot right in front of the screen. Hardly a subtle mistake.
Corrected entry: There isn't a wheelchair ramp for the old guy at the house. In the scene where Jessica Biel and her friend without the glasses go looking for her boyfriend, the old man is on the ground outside while Jessica Biel is distracting him. After Biel goes into the house, the old man gets inside with his wheelchair pretty easily considering that he has no legs, there is no ramp, and he is still on his wheelchair.
Corrected entry: At the start, one of the couples is in the back. Kissing and what not. The nerd guy with glasses goes on about AIDS and STD's but this film is supposed to be set in 1973. It was many years later when these facts were found out.
Corrected entry: Why would Leatherface attack the police car at the end of the movie? He knows that it belongs to R. Lee Ermy.
Corrected entry: We eventually find out that the girl at the beginning of the movie gave birth, and the family stole the baby for themselves. However, when she is first picked up, it is clear she had just given birth within the past 24 hours, and when we see the baby, it is certainly too old to be a newborn.