Providing a suitably ample reason for people to never leave the city, Leatherface and his inbred family perfectly embodied the fear of countryside folk in the middle of nowhere.
Terrorising kids in 1974 and 2003, he treated human flesh as if it were that of an animal and sliced and diced his way into our collective memory.
Killer line: (as spoken by the hitchhiker) "I used to work there. My brother did too. My grandfather too. My family's always been in meat!"
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A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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