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Saw II (2005)

 -  Horror  -  28 October 2005 (USA)
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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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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$86,502 (Chile) (14 April 2006)
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Trivia

Jigsaw's puppet was originally controlled by fishing line (in Saw (2004)). This time around, the crew had a slightly larger budget and decided to completely redo the puppet and make it mechanically controlled. See more »

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[first lines]
Michael Marks: Help! Anyone! He-elp!
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Rev 22:20
(Rev 4:20 Mix)
Written and Performed by Puscifer
Remixed by Danny Lohner, Maynard James Keehan, Charlie Clouser & Joshua Eustis
Maynard James Keenan appears courtesy of Tool Dissectional LLC / Volcano Entertainment II LLC
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One of the best movies I have seen in a long time.
28 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first Saw really through me through some spins and caught me off guard for originality, Saw 2 is leagues above the first. Saw 2 runs with the same game based theme as the first, with clues for both the characters and the audience about what might happen next, but it takes the game to a completely different level. Just when things start to come together there is another twist to leave the viewer on the edge of their seat for what may come next. Without seeming to give everything away the movie was made to give it all away, but no one can catch all the clues because they have been pulled so deep into the movie. I highly recommend this one.


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