Following Jigsaw's grisly demise, Mark Hoffman is commended as a hero, but Agent Strahm is suspicious, and delves into Hoffman's past. Meanwhile, another group of strangers are put through a series of gruesome tests.
As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.
In this third installment of the Final Destination series, a student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from death itself which seeks out those who escaped their fate.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead,
Jeff is an anguished man, who grieves and misses his young son that was killed by a driver in a car accident. He has become obsessed for revenge against the man and reckless with his wife and daughter. When Dr. Lynn Denlon, who has troubles with her marriage, is abducted by the deranged Jigsaw's apprentice Amanda, she is brought to a gruesome warehouse to keep John Kramer alive in spite of having a terminal brain tumor. Amanda puts a necklace gadget full of explosives around Dr. Lynn's neck connected to John Kramer's life support system, and tells her that if he dies the device will explode. Meanwhile, Jeff is submitted to a sick game of forgiveness with surprising dark consequences. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lionsgate wanted a vehicle for Bahar Soomekh after she scored a success with Crash (2004). Soomekh wavered over committing to Saw III (2006) as she was not a fan of horror movies. She claimed to have nightmares for the first month that she was on set. See more »
When Lynn is wearing the "Shotgun Collar," close-up/insert shots show the primers on the shotgun shells already discharged. This means the shells had already been fired and would not work. While we could imagine that empty shells were used as containers for explosives, this is inconsistent with the collar's design (hammers are set to strike each cartridge) and effect (the collar, cartridges, and most of the victim above the chin are intact after firing). See more »
I'll fucking kill you! You fucking bitch! You fucking bitch! I'll fucking kill you!
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Saw 2 was perhaps the biggest surprise in the form of a horror sequel I have received for a long time. When I finished seeing Saw 2, I was so pumped for Saw 3 that I wasn't even going to pay attention to what my friends and critics alike had to say about this movie, which were all negative. Finally saw it, and it doesn't disappoint.
Saw 3 starts right off where the second one ended, and I wont tell you anything in case you haven't seen Saw 2, so go see it! Now, this Saw has two different parts that go back and forth one to the other. The part of Lynn, a doctor and also a wife who has neglected her husband and thus she is thrust into Jigsaw's newly incorporated "game", and the other part comes in the form of Jeff, a man driven by vengeance who must also go through a series of hellish tasks, in order to reach the man who killed his son, and kill him, if so he chooses. Now these two parts are so incredibly connected that I wont spoil a thing, because it is just a wonder to behold what happens at the end. This movie as well offers insight into the past two Saw movies, which was a welcome treat for the fans and it also explains a bit more about what happened after they ended. Also, we get to see Amanda's take on how she tortures people, which is just painful and at times, hard to watch.
Now the acting in this movie was as decent as Saw 2, which, like Saw 2, had some standouts. Angus Macfadyen was really incredible as Jeff, perhaps the best character since Cary Elwes in the first Saw. He was clearly the best acted character in the movie, followed by the obvious Tobin Bell who is just as intimidating and awesomely evil as he was in Saw 2. The others are the characters of Lynn and Amanda.
Now if I haven't praised the script enough, then I'll repeat myself, this script... is incredible! From the start to the bloody finish it keeps you on the edge of your seat, trying to figure what the hell is going to happen at the end, and you will never know until you finish seeing it, or if someone spoils it for you. Sure it starts a little slow, but it gets better, you just have to see it for yourself. Also for the gore and violence in this movie, they sure turn it up a notch, and it shows, very well done special effects, and some really painful sequences.
Few gripes with the movie: Although the script was incredible, it has some problems, like a slow beginning for example. The acting by the tortured people is just ridiculous, not by all of the them, but the majority. And it isn't better than the first Saw, its up there with Saw 2.
Bottom Line, even though it has its problems, it is a worthy sequel to Saw 1 and 2, and I am definitely going to go see Saw 4 which is coming very soon. But I wonder, will Bousman and crew keep the momentum going or is it all going downhill from there? We will just have to see. 7/10.
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