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Saw IV (2007)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery  |  26 October 2007 (USA)
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Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has but ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend or face the deadly consequences. Written by Lionsgate

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Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture throughout, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 October 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El juego del miedo IV  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,482,889 (UK) (26 October 2007)

Gross:

$63,270,259 (USA) (7 December 2007)
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Trivia

In the making of the first trap, prosthetic thread was used on both actors. Art (the mute) really couldn't speak during filming, but Trevor (the blind) was actually able to see. See more »

Goofs

(at around 46 mins) During the flashback in which Jill is attacked by the man who "forgot" his jacket as she is leaving the clinic, she has to unlock the door at knife-point even though she never re-locks it when retrieving the jacket. The door's lock is a deadbolt type and no knob is present, so it wouldn't lock itself automatically. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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Followed by Saw VIII See more »

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Published by Extasy Music and 901 Highland Music
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Turns down the gore and up the drama
28 October 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Now you might think that from my title I'm going to slate Saw 4, well I'm not.

Like most I'm an avid fan of the series and when Halloween rolls around I'm always wondering will it be good how you keep a genre like Horror fresh.

Well they done it again while don't get me wrong there is a lot of gore in there its seems a lot more toned down and more apportite for the film instead of just torture torture torture, which I feel really helps the film develop into its own skin.

The story line focuses more on jigsaw's back story this time round and how he became to who he was at the end of Saw 3, this allowment of character development I feel is vital to the story as we have always wanted to know more about the man behind the machine.

The story also focuses on Rigg and his story into the sick world of Saw, this film picks up where Saw 3 left off so its the same thing that Jeff went through he has to try help other people decide their own fate.

The ending is a good one but obviously never as good as the first one its safe to say I doubt they will ever be able to recapture what they had to begin with.

My advice for anyone still waiting to watch this film is keep an open mind about it and never set expectations too high because this is a good film and you should really give it a try before dismissing it.


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