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Jigsaw locks a few unlucky people in a booby trapped shelter and they must find a way out before they inhale too much of a lethal nerve gas and die. But they must watch out, for the traps Jigsaw has set in the shelter lead to death also.

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When detective Eric Matthews is called to a crime scene of a victim of Jigsaw, he finds a lead to the place where he is hidden. Once there, he realizes that Jigsaw trapped his son Daniel Matthews with three women and four men in a shelter, and they are inhaling a lethal nerve gas. If they do not use an antidote within two hours, they will die. Eric follows with increasing desperation the death of each member of the group in monitors, while trying to convince Jigsaw to release his son. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for grisly violence and gore, terror, language and drug content | See all certifications »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,995 (Chile) (7 April 2006)

Gross:

$86,502 (Chile) (14 April 2006)
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Saw II is everything Saw 1 should have been .. and more!
28 October 2005 | by (United States, Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I just got back from the midnight screening of the film and I must say -- It was an OK movie.

Most of all the cool "deaths" were already shown in either clips or on television... but the main highlight of the movie was the conversation between Eric Mathews and Jigsaw himself. You find out a lot more about him then what you think. You find out what makes him tick. Of course, it's not as Gory as what people are telling you, it's just a marketing scam.. However, there IS much more blood then Saw 1.

The ending... Grabs you by the hair and kicks you square in the nuts!.

And you know when they said they'd revisit some "old friends?" oh yes.. they do :) Darren Bousman definitely has a film career on his hands and I hope he goes far with it because the man has talent.

I can clearly see SAW becoming the next "Horror" franchise.


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