The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 4K Box Set comes from Second Look

The release includes new special features, art cards, and a 190-page hardcover book.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is one of the most famous horror films in history. the Tobe Hopper Directed Slasher was ahead of its time in many ways, introducing the terrifying Leatherface to the world. After almost 50 years of horror, the film finally comes to 4K Blu-ray in 2023 from Dark Sky Films. They’re not the only chainsaw game in town, though, as now Second Sight has announced a new 4K box set release for the iconic grindhouse slasher, due out in April.

The limited edition box set is packed to the brim with special features, including a handful of new additions that will have any classic horror fan salivating. New features include a presentation with additional restoration work, new audio commentary by Amanda Reys and Bill AckermanUHD presents in Dolby Vision HDR and a feature-length documentary produced by Second Sight entitled The legacy of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. There are also all the special features released in previous physical media editions of the film. This includes various audio commentaries, making-of featurettes, outtakes and deleted scenes.


However, the main selling point of this particular release is the box set itself. Like all releases of Second Sight to date, Texas chainsaw Comes in a beautiful hard case containing the original UK VHS artwork. Inside you’ll find nine collectible art cards (three exclusive to the Second Sight shop) and a massive 190-page hardcover book with over a dozen new essays. Second Sight has always done an amazing job. Your box sets for drive and Robert EggerThe witch to be the best examples. However, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a different kind of animal. It laid the foundation for what horror fans now know as the classic slasher genre. Before such Halloween, Friday the 13th, A nightmare on Elm Street and Scream, Leatherface gave fear a new terrifying name. To this day, thanks to Hooper’s brilliant direction and Daniel Pearl‘s chilling cinematography, Texas chainsaw remains one of the scariest movies of all time. His legacy lives on through other modern day grindhouse slashers such as Rob Zombie‘s House of 1000 Corpses and Ti West‘s X. So it’s great to see that Hooper’s original horror masterpiece gets the respect it deserves with not one, but two great physical 4K releases this year.

A person holding a chainsaw in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Second Sight 4K box set will be released on April 10, 2023. It costs $48, and they’re also releasing a standalone 4K version for $27 and a Blu-ray for $16. It’s worth noting that Second Sight is a UK-based company. That means if you live outside the UK you’ll need to import these releases, but all 4K discs are region-free. You can pre-order The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4K now on the Second Sight website. The trailer for this horror classic can be seen below.

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