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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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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  »

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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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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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(at around 2 mins) In the very first scene, Darren Lynn Bousman is playing the hooded figure putting the key in Michael's eye. See more »


(at around 51 mins) When Xavier is trying to open the door/vault that was timed 4 minutes, there is no number at the back of his neck. See more »


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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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