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Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010) More at IMDbPro »Saw 3D (original title)

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Saw 3D: The Final Chapter -- 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.
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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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Tobin Bell ... Jigsaw / John

Costas Mandylor ... Hoffman

Betsy Russell ... Jill

Cary Elwes ... Dr. Gordon

Sean Patrick Flanery ... Bobby

Chad Donella ... Gibson

Gina Holden ... Joyce

Laurence Anthony ... Rogers

Dean Armstrong ... Cale

Naomi Snieckus ... Nina

Rebecca Marshall ... Suzanne

James Van Patten ... Dr. Heffner

Sebastian Pigott ... Brad

Jon Cor ... Ryan

Anne Lee Greene ... Dina (as Anne Greene)

Chester Bennington ... Evan

Dru Viergever ... Dan

Gabby West ... Kara
Benjamin Clost ... Jake
Kevin McGarry ... Charlie

Kim Schraner ... Palmer

Oluniké Adeliyi ... Sidney
Ishan Morris ... Alex (as Ish Morris)

Carlos Diaz ... Coroner Worker

Elizabeth Rowin ... Sara
Christine Simpson ... Donna Evans
Jacintha Wesselingh ... Newscaster #1

Claudia DiFolco ... Newscaster #2
Kimberly D'Eon ... Newscaster #3 (as Kimberley Deon)

Rachel Wilson ... Mother
Alli Chung ... Business Woman

Desmond Campbell ... Business Man
Billy Oliver ... Police Officer #1 / SWAT Officer
Liise Keeling ... Police Officer #2

Tanedra Howard ... Simone

Shauna MacDonald ... Tara
Joanna Douglas ... Joan
Janelle Hutchison ... Addy

Greg Bryk ... Mallick

Larissa Gomes ... Emily
Kevin Rushton ... Trevor
Jagger Gordon ... Survivor Group Member #1
Kyle Cicerella ... Survivor Group Member #2
Simone Steene ... Survivor Group Member #3

Simon Northwood ... Lead SWAT Officer
Regan Moore ... SWAT Officer

Danny Lima ... SWAT Officer

Bryan Thomas ... SWAT Officer (as Brian Thomas)
Wayne Downer ... SWAT Officer
Patrick Mark ... SWAT Officer

Christopher McGuire ... SWAT Officer (as Chris McGuire)

Don Gough ... Limo Driver

David Gale ... Additional Voice Talent (voice)
Shelley Hoffmann ... Additional Voice Talent (voice)
Michael A. Miranda ... Additional Voice Talent (voice) (as Michael Miranda)

Chris Owens ... Additional Voice Talent (voice)
Catherine Rix ... Additional Voice Talent (voice)

Kent Staines ... Additional Voice Talent (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melyssa Anishnabie ... Shocked Onlooker (uncredited)
Alex Chung ... Shocked Onlooker (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kevin Greutert 
Writing credits
Patrick Melton (written by) &
Marcus Dunstan (written by)

Produced by
Troy Begnaud .... co-producer
Peter Block .... executive producer
Mark Burg .... producer
Jason Constantine .... executive producer
Daniel J. Heffner .... executive producer (as Daniel Jason Heffner)
Gregg Hoffman .... producer
Kaleigh Kavanagh .... associate producer
Oren Koules .... producer
Stacey Testro .... executive producer
James Wan .... executive producer
Leigh Whannell .... executive producer
Original Music by
Charlie Clouser 
Cinematography by
Brian Gedge 
Film Editing by
Andrew Coutts 
Production Design by
Anthony A. Ianni  (as Tony Ianni)
Art Direction by
Peter Grundy 
Costume Design by
Alex Kavanagh 
Makeup Department
Patrick Baxter .... prosthetics assistant
Damon Bishop .... prosthetics key
François Dagenais .... prosthetics makeup (as Francois Dagenais)
Jeff Derushie .... prosthetics assistant
Jason Detheridge .... prosthetics assistant
Craig-Ryan French .... Make-up Department 1st Assistant
Craig-Ryan French .... assistant makeup artist
Kyle Glencross .... prosthetics assistant
Stephanie Ingram .... key hair stylist
Rita Pacitto .... assistant hair stylist
Colin Penman .... key makeup artist
Sean Sansom .... prosthetics assistant
Andrew Santagato .... prosthetics assistant
Shane Zander .... prosthetics assistant
Production Management
Matt Cahill .... post-production supervisor
Kym Crepin .... production manager
Thomas Vencelides .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sarah Buell .... second assistant director
David McAree .... assistant director: second unit
David McLeod .... first assistant director: second unit
Steve Webb .... first assistant director
Steve Webb .... second unit director
Matt West .... third assistant director
Jeff Brownell .... assistant director (uncredited)
Nicholas Vandal .... daily assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Sam Agro .... storyboard artist
Tamara Andrews .... scenic painter
Evan Ellicock .... head laborer
Matthew Hallett .... head carpenter
Victoria Hamilton .... key scenic artist
Steve Johnstone .... assistant head carpenter
Jason Lunn .... leadman
Sang Maier .... props assistant
Joe McLean .... assistant head carpenter
Mario Moreira .... assistant property master
James R. Murray .... property master
Sean Scoffield .... graphic designer
Adam Smith .... specialty prop builder
Cherie Spencer .... set dec buyer
Mark Steel .... set decoration buyer
Tracey Strikwerda-Valeriote .... art department coordinator (as Tracey Strikwerda)
Rob Valeriote .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Steve Baine .... foley artist
Todd Brodie .... adr mixer
Alex Bullick .... sound effects editor
Pat Cassin .... boom operator
Keith Elliott .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Gingras .... supervising sound editor
Chris Gresham .... ADR mixer
Gina Gyles .... foley assistant
Katie Halliday .... sound editor
Doug Johnston .... sound mixer: second unit
Dale Lennon .... dialogue & adr editor
Brian Magrum .... adr mixer
Colin McLellan .... adr recordist
Steve Neal .... adr stage assistant
Peter Persaud .... foley recordist
Jill Purdy .... dialogue editor
Tom Ryan .... adr mixer
John Douglas Smith .... supervising sound editor
Andrew Tay .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Zsifkovits .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Fiona MacPherson .... special effects shop coordinator
Philippe Maurais .... special effects assistant
Cameron Patterson .... special effects technician
Rob Sanderson .... special effects coordinator
Daniel White .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
David Alexander .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Kemal Ally .... tracker: Switch VFX
Don Asido .... system administrator: Switch VFX
Mike Barber .... visual effects editor: Rocket Science VFX
Stas Basko .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Ian Britton .... lead compositor: Rocket Science VFX
Jon Campfens .... visual effects supervisor
Sonya Carey .... rotoscoper: Switch VFX
Ezequiel Cesana .... lead compositor: Malditomaus
Tavia Charlton .... visual effects producer: Rocket Science VFX
Corina Clarin .... visual effects coordinator: Rocket Science VFX
Dug Claxton .... digital compositor
Traian Constantinescu .... lead digital compositor: MediaPro Magic
Adrian Costea .... lead matchmove: MediaPro Magic
Gary Couto .... digital compositor: Rocket Science VFX
Phil Dakin .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Peter Denomme .... visual effects producer: Switch VFX
Ana Laura Esperón .... lead compositor: Malditomaus
Pablo José Fuertes .... visual effects supervisor: Malditomaus
Kristina Gacova .... roto/paint artist
Marcelo G. García .... additional visual effects
Bob Gundu .... senior compositor: String Theory
Gudrun Heinze .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Jean-Francois Houde .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Ariel Joson .... CG animator: Rocket Science VFX
Jordan Kamberski .... visual effects
Andrew Klaassen .... system administrator: Switch VFX
Jason Kozsurek .... digital compositor
Romina Lareu .... visual effects coordinator: Malditomaus
Ignacio López Larsen .... digital artist: Malditomaus
Doug Law .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Felix Lepadatu .... CGI effects supervisor
Jef Lonn .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Kaitlyn Lovatt .... digital compositor: Rocket Science VFX
Zachary Lowe .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Zachary V. Lowe .... visual effects artist
Martin López Funes .... visual effects producer: Malditomaus
John Mather .... matchmover: Rocket Science VFX
John Mather .... visual effects artist
Tom Mayclim .... scanning/recording
Kevin McBride .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Tina McGill .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Claudiu Olaru .... matchmove artist
Juan Facundo Pagani .... visual effects assistant coordinator: Malditomaus
George Palcut .... digital compositor: MediaPro Magic
Beau Parsons .... digital compositor
Beau Parsons .... on set vfx supervision
Beau Parsons .... visual effects coordinator: Switch VFX
Goran Petrushevski .... paint artist
Mihai Pocorschi .... digital compositor: MediaPro Magic
Alexandru Popescu .... digital compositor: MediaPro Magic
Brandon Rogers .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Roberto Sanchez .... additional visual effects
Andrew Smith .... rotoscoper: Switch VFX
Daniel St-Amant .... vfx compositor
Mitchell Stuart .... matte painter: Rocket Science VFX
Ignacio Suárez Rubio .... lead compositor: Malditomaus
Biljana Temelkova .... paint artist
James Thomson .... visual effects coordinator: String Theory
Lazar Trenchev .... paint artist
Tom Turnbull .... visual effects supervisor: Rocket Science VFX (as Thomas Turnbull)
Lacramioara Vasiliu .... assistant: vfx producer: MediaPro Magic
Aurelian Vulpasu .... visual effects production manager: MediaPro Magic
Chris Wallace .... digital intermediate colourist
Marc Whaley .... visual effects producer: String Theory
Wendy Whaley .... visual effects supervisor: String Theory
Robert A. Willis .... lead compositor: Malditomaus
Tony Willis .... visual effects producer: MediaPro Magic
Kris Wood .... playback supervisor
Beryl Wu .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Marcelo Santiago Yañes .... digital artist: Malditomaus
Micea Zanian .... visual effects editor: MediaPro Magic
Rehan Abdulovski .... roto and paint artist (uncredited)
Chulev Marko .... lead CG artist (uncredited)
Miso Ristov .... visual effects supervisor: FX3X (uncredited)
Rodrigo S. Tomasso .... additional visual effects (uncredited)
Krista Bell .... stunt double: Betsy Russell
Bobby Brown .... stunt double
Scotty Cook .... stunt double
Shelley Cook .... stunt coordinator
Sandra Feldman .... stunt performer
Blair Johannes .... stunt double
Danny Lima .... stunt performer
Angelica Lisk-Hann .... stunt double: Olunike Adeliyi (as Angelica Lisk)
Patrick Mark .... stunts
Christopher McGuire .... stunt double
Darren McGuire .... stunt actor
Regan Moore .... assistant stunt coordinator
Regan Moore .... stunt performer
Billy Oliver .... assistant stunt coordinator
Edward A. Queffelec .... stunt performer
Bryan Thomas .... stunt performer
Alicia Turner .... stunt double
Peter Yan .... stunt actor
E. Nova Zatzman .... stunt performer (as Elana Zatzman)
Camera and Electrical Department
Rocky Brown .... dolly electrician
Jeffrey Cassidy .... digital media technician
Christopher Chung .... assistant camera
Michael Fylyshtan .... camera operator
Michael Fylyshtan .... steadicam
Jamie Hodgson .... generator operator
Patrick King .... dolly operator
Marek Krawczyk .... lighting technician
Dino Laurenza .... "a" camera operator: second unit
Kevin Michael LeBlanc .... first assistant camera
Tim Lovell .... rigging best boy
Robert McRae .... lighting director
Brooke Palmer .... still photographer
Douglas G. Reid .... best boy electric
Herb Reischl Jr. .... electrician
Herb Reischl Jr. .... second unit: gaffer
Nicholas Verlaine .... data management technician
Jasper Vrakking .... digital imaging technician
Ian C. Harris .... daily rigging electric (uncredited)
Casting Department
Jane Rogers .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Matthew Campbell .... costume breakdown artist
Karen Eppstadt .... key costume breakdown artist
Ann Henshaw .... costume buyer
Leslie Kavanagh .... costume set supervisor
Stephanie Lees .... costume buyer
Robyn Rosenberg .... assistant costume set supervisor
Mia Sturup .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Kevin Downer .... assistant digital intermediate editor
Robert Doyle .... first assistant editor
Lee Hughes .... digital intermediate project manager
Rui Martins .... digital dailies
Tom Mayclim .... digital intermediate scanner and recorder
Dave Muscat .... assistant digital intermediate editor
Motassem Younes .... digital intermediate editor
Music Department
Charlie Clouser .... composer: theme music
Charlie Clouser .... original score performer
Peter Freeman .... musician: guitars
Danny Lohner .... musician: guitars
Jonathan Scott Miller .... music supervisor: soundtrack producer
Tom Player .... composer: trailer music - uncredited
Chas Smith .... musician: bowed metals
Transportation Department
Ted Nobles .... transportation co-captain
Regina Petrik .... daily driver
Other crew
Noah Baynes .... location and production assistant
Mark Behar .... deadly weapons specialist & props security
Mike Bruce .... studio manager
Beth Bruckner .... assistant to Peter Block
Mitch Cappe .... production assistant
Shannon Chow .... set medic
Matt Coatsworth .... assistant: Kevin Greutert
Nicole Dorsey .... assistant: Kevin Greutert
Jason Haney .... production assistant
Ketura Kestin .... assistant to Dan Heffner
Jake McDowell .... production assistant
Graham Penny .... location production assistant
Alicia Pleasence .... assistant production coordinator
Nate Richmond .... production secretary
Erick Salomon .... assistant: Mark Burg & Oren Koules
John Schieder .... craft service
Spencer Sinclair .... production assistant
Carla Spizziri .... first assistant accountant
Alan Sutton .... fire safety coordinator
Bob Tarantino .... production legal

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Also Known As:
"Saw 3D" - Canada (original title)
"Saw VII 3D" - USA (promotional title)
"Saw: The Final Chapter" - USA
"Saw: The Final 3D" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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Rated R for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture, and language
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Brazil:18 | Canada:R (Alberta/Manitoba) | Canada:18A (British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:16+ (Québec) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) | France:-16 (with warning) | Germany:18 (DVD) (cut) | Germany:Not Rated (SPIO/JK) (DVD) (uncut) | Germany:18 (theatrical) (uncut) | Ireland:18 | Italy:VM18 | Japan:R15+ | Malaysia:(Banned) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 | Peru:18 | Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:R21 | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Switzerland:18 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:18 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #46227)
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Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan stayed on set to help Kevin Greutert implement his vision into the script.See more »
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24 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
An awesome ending, but an otherwise forgettable and disappointing finale, 31 October 2010
Author: DonFishies from Canada

It was not a perfect movie by any means, but Saw VI was the first Saw movie that really surprised me. Where the other films quickly became standard exercises in torture and brutality, it was the first film in the series that really made an attempt at building and elaborating the overarching storyline that had been developed over the entire series. Instead of merely hinting at things, we were getting full explanations, things began to make sense, and the movie on the whole was just a very satisfying and very enjoyable film. But much like its predecessors, it ended on a bit of a cliffhanger moment – leading us directly into Saw VII, or as it is more sadly referred to, Saw 3D.

After barely surviving a trap meant to murder him, Hoffman (Costas Mandylor) is out for revenge on Jigsaw's (Tobin Bell) ex-wife Jill (Betsy Russell). But Hoffman is not just out for her blood – he has set-up a new game for Bobby Dagen (Sean Patrick Flanery), a survivor of a Jigsaw trap and self-help guru.

If that does not sound like much, it is because there is not much to Saw 3D. Outside of the long awaited (and unfortunately spoiled) return of Dr. Gordon (Cary Elwes), there is nothing really notable about the film. Jigsaw, a character who must hold some sort of record for remaining the lead despite having died four movies ago, merely appears in an extended cameo. Jill was always a supporting player, but her screen time and presence has been drastically reduced even further. Hoffman's revenge ploy may drive the film, but he too barely appears. So much was tied up, answered and completed in Saw VI that this film feels merely like a film going through the motions to what should be the finale of the series.

Instead of focusing on any of these characters for longer than a few seconds at the time, the film pays attention mostly to Flanery's character and a new detective, Gibson (Chad Donella). Both are described and developed in the quickest and most superfluous of ways (although there could have been a touch more explanation for the importance of Gibson to the storyline), and then help fill in the gaps on the way to the film's conclusion. Neither character or actor is strong enough to carry the movie, and having them help drag the film's running time out just made the film weaker at every interval. Worse yet, the script and story give no reason for the audience to invest any sort of feeling towards either character. Each Saw film hinged on one or an assortment of characters going through some form of game set up by Jigsaw or Hoffman, but there was a grand purpose in the end for why they go through that struggle. Here, the actions of these two characters seem inconsequential. You may hold out hope that there is some reason for their inclusion and participation in the grand finale, but in the end, there is nothing.

The deaths are a bit of a mixed bag. On one hand, the film seems to have wisely amped up the victims "working together" motif for almost every trap scene in the film. It makes for a couple of interesting moments, but inevitably still ends with the requisite brutally gory deaths. And a few of the traps are interesting as well – particularly one involving a love triangle, saws, and a public display. And for fans of the series, one notable death involving a rather specific "device" will undoubtedly give cheers, laughter and nausea all at once. But outside of these notable tidbits, the creativity, originality and even the morbid "fun" that come from these traps and deaths seems to have been sucked out of the film. Much like the storyline, it all felt like filler padded out to fill gaps. It was a disappointment to say the least after the go-for-broke style of Saw VI, and only shows that the filmmakers are really starting to show how exhausted their imaginations are in this once gloriously and creative realm. The much hyped 3D does almost nothing for these traps and death scenes either. It is an amusing addition at first, but after getting a character's innards thrown at you for the third time, it starts to get a bit old and silly.

But for everything else that is done so wrong, and so haphazard, the filmmakers manage to concoct an incredibly satisfying and wild shock of an ending. On one hand, it is without any doubt, the standout sequence of Saw 3D. Remember the awesome twists this franchise was originally known for? This one takes the cake, and brings the film more in line with the original films than the later ones. The sheer surprise and audacity of it all is just too good, and feels like it belongs in a significantly better film. It practically cheats the audience into sitting through such a horribly disappointing film just so they can get to this one moment of sheer greatness. On the other hand, it stands as an awesome conclusion and finale to the entire franchise. If the ads are correct and this is indeed the final chapter of Saw, then this may just be one of the most enjoyable and entertaining endings ever created. It just may force you to rethink everything that has come before it.

I hate to say it, but Saw 3D is the worst and most disappointing film in the franchise. It will leave a rotten taste in your mouth, and just feels rushed, disjointed and convoluted. Saw VI showed a renewed creative vigor that just failed to connect with this film. The ending is the film's only real redeeming moment, and nearly makes up for everything that precedes it. Let's just collectively hope a reboot does not ruin its greatness.


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