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Saw II -- 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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Writers:
Leigh Whannell (written by) and
Darren Lynn Bousman (written by)
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Release Date:
28 October 2005 (USA) See more »
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We Dare You Again... See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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2 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Directed by
Darren Lynn Bousman 
 
Writing credits
Leigh Whannell (written by) and
Darren Lynn Bousman (written by)

Produced by
Peter Block .... executive producer
Mark Burg .... producer
Jason Constantine .... executive producer
Greg Copeland .... co-producer
Daniel J. Heffner .... co-producer (as Daniel Jason Heffner)
Gregg Hoffman .... producer
Oren Koules .... producer
Stacey Testro .... executive producer
James Wan .... executive producer
Leigh Whannell .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Charlie Clouser 
 
Cinematography by
David A. Armstrong (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Kevin Greutert 
 
Casting by
Stephanie Gorin 
Amy Lippens 
 
Production Design by
David Hackl 
 
Art Direction by
Michele Brady 
 
Set Decoration by
Liesl Deslauriers 
 
Costume Design by
Alex Kavanagh 
 
Makeup Department
Damon Bishop .... prosthetics assistant
François Dagenais .... prosthetics coordinator (as Francois Dagenais)
Sarah Fairbairn .... key makeup artist
Stephanie Ingram .... key hair stylist
Pamela Mills .... assistant hair stylist
Robbi O'Quinn .... second assistant makeup artist
Candice Ornstein .... assistant makeup artist
Patrick Baxter .... makeup lab technician (uncredited)
Matthew Dewilde .... prosthetic supplier (uncredited)
Sheilagh McGrory .... prosthetic supplier (uncredited)
Neil Morrill .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
W. Michael Beard .... post-production supervisor
Greg Copeland .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brian Backman .... third assistant director
Stephen Belanger .... trainee assistant director
Dave Bene .... first assistant director: second unit (as David Bene)
Dave Bene .... second third assistant director (as David Bene)
Darrin Brown .... second assistant director
Greg Copeland .... second unit director (as Greg 'Fellini' Copeland)
Elizabeth Scherberger .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Rupert Blab .... carpenter
Dave Bracken .... carpenter
Hamish Buchanan .... second assistant art director
Anthony Buckmyre .... carpenter
Jamie Burke .... construction coordinator
Erika Caceres .... labourer
Carlo Cesta .... painter
Steven Ciancamerla .... set dresser
Michael Cole .... set labourer
Gord Craig .... on set carpenter
Rae Crombie .... assistant property master (as W. Rae Crombie)
Rae Crombie .... property master: second unit (as W. Rae Crombie)
Deirdre Dodds .... on set dresser (as Deidre Dodds)
Mike Dutkowski .... carpenter (as Mike Dutkowdki)
Ric Fernandez .... head carpenter (as Rick Fernandez)
Joanne Filleti .... painter (as Joanne Filletti)
Geoff Flint .... carpenter
Jeff Flint .... carpenter (as Geoff Flint)
Lino Frutti .... carpenter
David Fujii .... painter
John Galbraith .... key scenic painter
John Jay Gilmore .... labourer
Eric Goldberg .... labourer
Michael Harvey .... carpenter
Dwight Hendrickson .... first assistant art director
Ron Hobbs .... storyboard artist
Suzanne Hoffman .... lead set dresser
Matthew Howlett .... set buyer
Leandro Illescas .... painter
Michael Irving .... carpenter
Rod James .... painter
Michael Johnston .... carpenter
Stephanie Kelemen .... set labourer
Grant Kilroy .... carpenter
Takashi Komai .... carpenter
William Kucheran .... set dresser
William Kucheran .... set labourer
Laszlo Latorcai .... labourer
Keith Lewis .... labourer
Jason Lunn .... set dresser
Jason Lunn .... set labourer
Michael Madill .... painter
Kim Maticiw .... second assistant property master
Gord Maynard .... carpenter (as Gord James Maynard)
Mike McCullough .... labourer
Brent McGillivray .... first assistant art director
Brent McGillivray .... set designer
Patrick McKenna .... labourer
Jonathan McKenzie .... set labourer
R. Mellott .... assistant props builder
Mario Moreira .... props buyer
Alan Moy .... carpenter
David Murray .... labourer
James R. Murray .... property master (as Jim Murray)
Zoran Naumovski .... head scenic painter (as Zoran 'Cook' Naumovski)
David Nicholson .... carpenter
Rick O'Brien .... painter
Enrique Patritti .... painter
Tereza Radman .... art department trainee
Tereza Radman .... construction administrator
Dave Rice .... labourer
Stewart Robertson .... labourer
Wayne Rodriguez .... carpenter
Larry Saunders .... painter
David Smith .... labourer
Shaun Smith .... carpenter
Mike Stanek .... second assistant art director
Norm Stott .... set labourer
Dennis Stroud .... carpenter
Derek Taylor .... painter
Mark Tindale .... art department trainee
Alejandro Torres .... painter
Marcelo Torres .... painter
Stephen Travis .... set labourer
Adrienne Trent .... second assistant property master
John Wareing .... carpenter
Chris Williams .... carpenter
Tim Young .... carpenter
Michael Zaharuk .... painter
Joe Zeiney .... set dresser (as Joe Zelney)
Anthony Pearce .... conceptual illustrator (uncredited)
Anthony Pearce .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Steve Baine .... foley artist (as Steven J. Baine)
David W. Barr .... additional adr mixer: Intersound
Tom Bjelic .... sound effects editor
Roberta Bratti .... project manager: sound
Robin Crumley .... assistant sound editor
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
Allan Fung .... dialogue editor
Mark Gingras .... supervising sound editor
Jamie Gould .... sound operator
Gina Gyles .... foley assistant (as Gina Wark)
Jason Hopfner .... boom operator
John Laing .... dialogue editor
Matthew McKenzie .... adr recordist
Colin McLellan .... adr recordist
Michael Paterson .... optical track recordist
Rick Penn .... sound mixer
Jason Perreira .... sound operator
Peter Persaud .... foley recordist
Eric Putnam .... adr assistant
Paul Shikata .... sound effects editor
John Douglas Smith .... supervising dialogue editor (as John Smith)
Andrew Tay .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Zsifkovits .... sound re-recording mixer
David W. Barr .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Ian Elias .... sound (uncredited)
John Sanacore .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Sean Armstrong .... key special effects
Jason Ehl .... props builder: animatronics
Tim Good .... special effects supervisor
Colin Penman .... props builder: animatronics
Glen Roemer .... second assistant special effects
Jasmine Gorett Vala .... first assistant special effects (as Gorett Vala)
 
Visual Effects by
Naomi Anderlini .... opening titles designer: Spin
Kris Brockman .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Bret Culp .... visual effects supervisor
Tony Cybulski .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Paul DeOliveira .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Maria A. Gordon .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Daniel Lee .... lead digital compositor: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Chad Malbon .... visual effects producer: opening title sequence, Spin
Tina McGill .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Samara Melanson .... visual effects executive producer: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Roubina Messerkhanian .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Joe Raasch .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Mahmoud Rahnama .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Carrie Richardson .... visual effects production manager: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Russ Robertson .... DI producer
Tracey Vaz .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Ken Walker .... visual effects digital artist: C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures
Alphonso Young .... digital compositor: C.O.R.E Digital Pictures
Candice Day .... visual effects sales coordinator (uncredited)
Yoga Kurniawan .... playback animator (uncredited)
Natasha North .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Wade Eastwood .... stunt double: Jigsaw
Brian Jagersky .... stunt actor: SWAT #2
Darren McGuire .... stunt actor: SWAT #1
Alison Reid .... stunt coordinator
Alison Reid .... stunt double: Amanda
John Stoneham Jr. .... stunt actor: SWAT #3
Dave Van Zeyl .... stunt double: Obi
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Battistone .... first assistant camera: second unit
Eric Beaulieu .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Craig Black .... electrician (as Crain Black)
Jan Brunton .... camera loader
Jan Brunton .... second assistant camera: second unit
Phil Calambakas .... grip
Phil Calambakas .... key grip: second unit
Marty Carriero .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Joseph Chan .... first assistant camera: second unit
Mike Curtis .... electrician
Rick Dubeau .... grip (as Richard Dubeau)
Cinar Eryasar .... electrician
Chris Faulkner .... key grip
Tyler Faulkner .... grip
Greg Gayne .... gallery photographer
Brian Gedge .... camera operator
Brian Gedge .... camera operator: second unit
Brian Gedge .... director of photography: second unit
Stewart Grayburn .... dolly grip
Michael Johnson .... technocrane operator
Hal Kay .... playback operator: 24-frame
Hans Kooij .... playback operator: 24-frame
Danielle Leblanc .... playback operator: 24-frame
Kevin Michael LeBlanc .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Kevin LeBlanc)
Don LeClair .... grip
Alex Lisman .... camera trainee
Kevin McKague .... electrician
Rahul Parekh .... dolly grip: "b" unit
Dana Perry .... grip
Geoff Pope .... best boy grip
Dave Sansford .... electrician
Darren Spriet .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Harry Stroud .... gaffer
John Stubbings .... technocrane operator
Scott Tremblay .... electrician
Chris Watson .... best boy electrician
Chris Watson .... gaffer: second unit
Toofun West .... second assistant camera: second unit (as Mir Toofun Afdasta)
Kit Whitmore .... camera operator: "b" camera
Steve Wilkie .... gallery photographer
Steve Wilkie .... still photographer
Jeremy Settles .... camera operator: segments (uncredited)
Kit Whitmore .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Stephanie Laffin .... casting associate: Los Angeles
Jane Rogers .... extras casting
Janelle Scuderi .... casting assistant: Los Angeles
Kathleen Howell .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Karen Williams .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karen Eppstadt .... key costume breakdown artist
Les Handrahan .... costume coordinator
Leslie Kavanagh .... wardrobe set supervisor
Jenn Lantz .... wardrobe: second unit
Stephanie Lees .... assistant costume designer
Shelley Mansell .... wardrobe buyer
Adam Smith .... costume prop (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Gary Brown .... project manager: picture
Nick Iannelli .... supervising digital intermediate editor
Ahmad Ismail .... digital optical editor
Trevor Lewis .... data film assistant
Chris Lohbrunner .... post-production: Lions Gate Films
Rui Martins .... telecine sync operator
Tom Mayclim .... negative cutter: Exact Cut
Dave Muscat .... assistant digital intermediate editor
Nick Paulozza .... data film operator
Valoen Power .... post-production: Lions Gate Films
Ryan Ruskay .... color timer: dailies
Danny St. Pierre .... post-production: Lions Gate Films
Chris Wallace .... supervising digital intermediate colorist
Bob Wenokur .... post-production: Lions Gate Films
Ron Wisman Jr. .... first assistant editor
Motassem Younes .... digital optical editor
Arthur Montreuil .... film color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Rob Bertola .... music editor
Wes Borland .... musician
Charlie Clouser .... music mixer
Charlie Clouser .... music recordist
Charlie Clouser .... musician
Peter Freeman .... musician
Danny Lohner .... musician
Yvonne McDonald .... music clearances
Jonathan McHugh .... music supervisor
Jonathan Scott Miller .... music supervisor
Jonathan Platt .... music supervisor
Chas Smith .... musician
Joel C. High .... music executive (uncredited)
Jim Kaufman .... soundtrack music (uncredited)
Thomas D. Mahoney .... music coordinator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Eddie Bowman .... transportation coordinator
Mike Bowman .... transport captain
Stephen Carr .... driver
Dave Murray .... driver
Steve Warren .... driver
 
Other crew
Christine Barclay .... dust busting
Angelo Barillaro .... security
Troy Begnaud .... assistant: Gregg Hoffman
Bill Bibert .... stand-in
Laura Blaney .... product placement
Anne Marie Boysen .... international sales: Lions Gate Films
Ralph Bruzzese .... location security: Concepts International
Lisa Burling .... script supervisor
David Carter .... production financing: Comweb Film Capital Corporation
Miguel Casillas .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Chad Cole .... assistant: Mark Burg and Oren Koules
Bailey Corneal .... stand-in
Cristin L. Cornett .... production coordinator (as Cristy L. Becker)
Bernadette Couture .... dust busting
Kym Crepin .... production accountant
Gewan Dass .... security
Stephanie Denton .... international sales: Lions Gate Films
Brent DiCaire .... production financing: Nuleaf Management Services
Rob Dobier .... payroll services: EP Canada
John Doyle .... caterer: Catering by David's
Gary Eisler .... stand-in
Ryan Eldridge .... production assistant
Yon Elvira .... publicist: Lions Gate Films
Andrew Finch .... security
Shyama Friedenson .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Sarah Greenberg .... publicist: Lions Gate Films
Lisa Gyorfi .... assistant production coordinator
Lauren Hassard .... set medic
John Hegeman .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Wendy Jaffe .... business affairs: Lions Gate Films
Chela Johnson .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Armen Kazazian .... set production assistant
Jane Kim .... assistant: Darren Bousman
Brigitte Kingsley .... photo double: Amanda
David Kinnersly .... craft service: Star Grazing
Eda Kowan .... acquisitions: Lions Gate Films
Amy Lennie .... script research: The Rights Company
Steven Lewis .... company production counsel: Heenan Blaikie
Roy London .... stand-in
Roger Lumyoung .... assistant location manager
Roger Lumyoung .... studio manager
Dahla MacKenna .... educational supervisor: Improv Care (as Dahla McKenna)
David C. Malcolm .... set production assistant (as David Malcolm)
Chava Mandlsohn .... on-set tutor
Darren Martin .... craft server
Nick Meyer .... international sales: Lions Gate Films (as Nicolas Meyer)
Ashleigh Millar .... craft server
David Mintz .... caterer: Catering by David's
D. Jim Mirkopoulos .... studio staff: Cinespace Studios (as Jim Mirkopoulos)
Steve Mirkopoulos .... studio staff: Cinespace Studios
Tracy Mulholland .... acquisitions: Lions Gate Films
Tom Ortenberg .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Tim Palen .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Anne Parducci .... marketing: Lions Gate Films
Scarlett Pettyjohn .... business affairs: Lions Gate Films (as Scarlett Petty John)
Pauline K. Quong .... payroll accountant (as Pauline Quong)
Mag Sarnowska .... dust busting
Elizabeth Kim Schwan .... international sales: Lions Gate Films (as Elizabeth Kim)
Victoria Serrajean .... photo double: Addison
Sat Sidhu .... on-set tutor
John Sinopoli .... location support: Film Inc.
Carla Spizziri .... first assistant accountant
S. Corissa Stuckey .... insurance broker: AON/Ruben-Winkler Entertainment Insurance Brokers (as Corissa Stuckey)
Bob Tarantino .... company production counsel: Heenan Blaikie
Charles Taylor .... weapons wrangler: Movie Armourments Group (as Charlie Taylor)
Will Taylor .... production assistant
Lisa Vella .... assistant to producers
Thomas Vencelides .... location manager (as Tom Vencelides)
Charlyn Ware .... business affairs: Lions Gate Films
Greg Wessendorf .... dust busting
Kris Wood .... playback coordinator
Kris Wood .... playback supervisor: Tellavision
Christopher W. Yan .... acquisitions: Lions Gate Films (as Christopher Yan)
Sergei Yershov .... international sales: Lions Gate Films
Heather Dawn .... creative consultant (uncredited)
Alex Franklin .... development executive (uncredited)
Jesse Korosi .... playback editor (uncredited)
Pete Nilson .... caterer (uncredited)
Al Vrkljan .... armorer (uncredited)
Al Vrkljan .... tactical advisor (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Tracy Mulholland .... special thanks
Christopher W. Yan .... special thanks (as Chris Yan)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for grisly violence and gore, terror, language and drug content
Runtime:
93 min | 95 min (unrated version)
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Sound Mix:
DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS (5.1 surround)
Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Brazil:16 | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:R (Manitoba) | Canada:R (Nova Scotia) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) (original rating) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) (re-rating on appeal) | Canada:18+ (TV rating) | Chile:14 | Finland:K-18 (self applied) | France:-16 | Germany:18 | Germany:16 (cut) | Iceland:16 | Indonesia:Dewasa | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R-15 | Malaysia:(Banned) | Mexico:C | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 | Peru:14 | Philippines:R-13 (cut) | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:M18 | Singapore:NC-16 (cut) | South Korea:18 | Sweden:15 | Sweden:18 | Switzerland:18 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:18 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #41808)
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Trivia:
Was shot in 25 days.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: (at around 11 mins) As the police first arrive at the warehouse, several crew-members' reflections can be seen in the sides of the police vans.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Michael Marks:Help! Anyone! He-elp!
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Soundtrack:
Rev 22:20See more »

FAQ

What was the combination to the safe and Jigsaw's hint to find it?
What are the sins of the eight people Jigsaw has imprisoned in the house?
For whom was the Razor Glass Box trap meant?
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14 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Come on..., 12 February 2006
Author: F_Jenkins from la

Spoilers *** This movie isn't bad if you can hold your suspension of disbelief long enough. I mean, there are so many thing that characters do in this film that every audience member is sitting there going "oh come on, please..." The guy cutting his own skin off to get the number - just too dumb, there's no way that character would have done that when he could get the others to tell him the number. The fact the one girl is thrown in the needles and still looks around - why didn't she just get out (especially with what we know after)? And why oh why didn't one of them just start taking boards off the obviously boarded up windows throughout the house. Every single audience member is looking at those boarded up windows and the characters in the movie are trying to pull open a locked metal door. Obviously a regular house like that is going to have tons of ways out even if it's just tearing through the plaster walls like the guy said - he says it, but never actually does it. They may be the dumbest people on the face of the planet.

And the cops son is dropped in the middle of these criminals who were done wrong by the cop and somehow that's supposed to put him in danger? What? They're so worried about getting out, they also going to try and kill an innocent kid who has nothing to do with their predicament simply because he's the son of the man who put them there? It's absurd. And HOW does Jigsaw KNOW these people were set up? What possible way could he have found this out and no one else did?

It's ANOTHER one of those movies where things have to happen a certain way, everything has to fall neatly into place for its outcome and amazingly they do (like Cry Wolf, The Game or Flight Plan for example). This could have been a lot better if it had just been SLIGHTLY more believable.

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