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Saw II (2005)

R  |   |  Crime, Horror  |  28 October 2005 (USA)
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A detective and his team must rescue eight people trapped in a factory by the twisted serial killer known as Jigsaw.

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Jonas Singer
Obi Tate (as Timothy Burd)
Kelly Jones ...


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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Crime | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

28 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Saw 2  »

Filming Locations:

Box Office


$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,189,212 (UK) (28 October 2005)


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

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Technical Specs


| (unrated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


(at around 14 mins) When the SWAT team have their guns aimed at Jigsaw's heart (just after Matthews says "Hey - is this close enough?", we can see three laser guides on his chest. Then one of the SWAT team members points his gun down, but there are still three laser guides on Jigsaw's heart. Seconds later there are two lasers, then three again. See more »


[first lines]
Michael Marks: Help! Anyone! He-elp!
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Rev 22:20
(Rev 4:20 Mix)
Performed by Puscifer
Remixed by Danny Lohner, Maynard James Keenan, Charlie Clouser & Joshua Eustis
Written by Puscifer
Maynard James Keenan appears courtesy of Tool Dissectional LLC / Volcano Entertainment II LLC
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User Reviews

Too Gory for Popcorn
28 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has just mad a quantum leap in horror films. after watching this movie i had the chills walking to my car, and lets say that i more than enjoy a scary movie. this movie kept me up for at least and hour after watching it. it was one of those movies were you cant let it out of your mind.

The movie had one of the best openings that i have seen in a long time. after a few minutes into the movie i had to put down my popcorn. i don't have a weak stomach and this movie got me to put down my popcorn, that is huge.

With a great blend of suspense, acting, and oh yes there was a lot of blood. this movie great deserves another watch, i would pay to see this movie a couple of times. not to mention one of the best twists i have seen in a movie. i would say 2nd best ending i have seen in a movie.(#1 was Fight Club). you definitely have to see this movie.

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