Texas Chainsaw Massacre of 2022 is one of the most well known slasher/horror genre movie. The film is a sequel to The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) and the ninth installment of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (TCM) franchise. Jumping five decades after the original massacre, the film follows the serial killer, Leatherface coming on a killing spree, this time behind a group friends who try to disrupt his carefully secluded world in the town of Harlow in Texas.
The movie focuses on raw violence and merciless murders by a well known serial killer who wears a mask of human skin, who is capable to keep you on the edge on your seat till the very end. The movie is clearly not for those who get squeamish with blood and gore. Still these kind of movies are worth watching once in a while.
So, here’s a list of some slasher/horror thriller kind of movies that are available on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu.
As per the plot, two strangers find themselves in a locked room with no idea of how they ended up there. With time, it is revealed that they were brought in by Jigsaw, a psychopathic serial killer who gets his fun from watching people do unexplainable things in order to survive. Just like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, it has vivid graphics of blood and violence and created a massive impact on the viewership.
Wolf Creek (2005)
Wolf Creek is another horrifying story revolving around three backpackers who found themselves stranded. In the Australian Outback, The trio gets hunted and chased by a psychotic serial killer, Mick Taylor. The film is somewhat based on real life incidents and has a lot of gory and bloody visuals like Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Tony is a boy scout from Kentucky who lives with his father, where a decade ago multiple women were barbarically murdered by a serial killer named Clovehitch. Everything was going fine till Tyler found some disturbing evidence in his father’s possession that somehow connects him to the Kentucky murders. The film can be considered a coming-of-age story for the boy where he is determined to being his murderer dad to justice.
Wrong Turn (2003)
The story deals with a group of friends whose cars crash in the middle of nowhere and they are left stranded. As they look for help, they bump into three monster-like cannibalistic mountain men who are now bent on chasing them and make them their meal. The element of cannibalism, chasing, killing and blood is very much similar to Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
The Collection (2012)
The film is a sequel to the 2009 film, The Collector and follows a survivor who escapes from the grip of the serial killer in the prequel. And now this man is then forced to help rescue another victim of the killer from the killer’s trap. Multiple elements are similar between The Collection and Texas Chainsaw Massacre in terms of vivid graphics of violence, blood, and chasing.
A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Starring Heather Langenkamp and Johnny Depp, the story revolves around a group of friends which is being tormented by a spirit of a serial killer in their dreams. If the person gets killed in the dream, they are bound to be killed in real life too. The movie is a classic horror with lots of screaming and jump scares very much like Texas Chainsaw Massacre.