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Following Jigsaw's grisly demise, Mark Hoffman, the final apprentice to the serial killer is deigned a hero. Meanwhile, Agent Strahm continues to track Hoffman while another group of strangers are put through a series of gruesome traps.

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Storyline

Jigsaw and his young apprentice, Amanda, are dead. But the grisly games continue. 5 supposed strangers find themselves in the midst of the big game, and believe they are in a survival of the fittest competition. Via his now infamous video linked doll, Jigsaw conveys the message that they should ignore there instincts, and ignore his advice at their peril. Meanwhile, agent Strahm wants to prove that Hoffman is an apprentice to Jigsaw, and pursues him as he continues his twisted games. What Strahm does not realize is that Hoffman is testing him all along, and must pass his test in order to stay alive. Written by Nathanael Benson

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You won't believe how it ends. See more »

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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

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24 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£953,397 (UK) (31 October 2008)

Gross:

$56,729,973 (USA) (5 December 2008)
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Trivia

The role of Dan Erickson was written for William Forsythe. He declined the offer due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Goofs

When Jigsaw is talking to the detective at one point he opens the shotgun and we see a cartridge in the left barrel. Moments earlier when the detective is tied to the chair, jigsaw pulls the front trigger and it is blank. Traditional double-barreled shotguns have the left barrel connected to the front trigger and the right barrel connected to the back trigger so when Jigsaw pulls the front trigger it should shoot, since there is a cartridge in the left barrel. See more »

Quotes

Mallick: You're a monster!
Brit: So are you.
Mallick: We both deserve to be here.
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Crazy Credits

Dust Busters - Stephen Brown, Trevor Pickard, Alison Schouten. See more »

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References Nancy Drew (2007) See more »

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Defiently Worthy To Be A Saw Movie!
2 November 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

First things first. I am a HUGE SAW FAN. I love these movies. I love the gore, twists, characters, just everything about it. I am actually surprised many people gave this movie a high rating but it defiently deserves it. I find it hilarious when people that hate these movies so much are always the first ones to go see it and the first ones to post bad comments on here. I think people just want a reason to hate this series because it has been so successful over the years but they cant find a reason. I found this movie just as entertaining and gory as the other movies. It has its plot and twists and turned out to have a pretty dam anticipating ending. The ending trap was wicked by the way and I totally didn't see it coming. The movie had a good pace, people in earlier comments said the acting was bad but it defiently wasn't bad. I always hate when people go so in depth to explain how crappy a movie is. I usually say to everyone, if it entertained you then the director did his job. Relax people its just a movie, if you don't like it that doesn't mean everyone else has to hate it. I can't wait for another one next year hopefully they continue the series. I give it a 10 out of 10 because its a worthy addition.


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