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Jigsaw (2017)

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Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for ten years.
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Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for ten years.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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27 October 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,640,452, 29 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,052,832, 21 December 2017
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jigsaw is said to have been dead for over 10 years. This film was released on October 27, 2017. In Saw III, Jigsaw was killed. Saw III premiered on October 27, 2006; therefore he has been dead for exactly 11 years. See more »

Goofs

When Logan plays a hard drive found in the body of a victim, you hear the audio play, but when it cuts to the computer, it shows the audio file has just started playing. See more »

Quotes

Anna: The games can be won.
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Connections

Follows Saw III (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Fade Away
Performed by Great American Canyon Band
Courtesy of Six Degrees Records
By Arrangement with Primary Wave Entertainment
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saw this, saw that, saw everything
17 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was never a huge fan of the Saw series. I enjoyed the first one which I thought personally was a pretty excellent horror movie. However after the first film, which did have a nice theme about life, the Saw films became more and more gore over substance. In the sequels the only major factor for these films to exist were the violent traps. We had the alleged Final Chapter in 2010, but when there is a chance for the franchise to make money again, I guess it wasn't. This installment I will say is the best Saw sequel we have had up to this point (which really doesn't say much). Years after the events of the previous chapter, the Jigsaw killer has returned. However is it John Kramer or not? This is the question that the main characters of the film try to answer. However the plot is so uninteresting but also confusing, especially when keeping in mind the other chapters. I will say though continuity has never been a strength of the Saw films. The characterizations were also unimaginative, and had nothing to say. They weren't even interesting. So we have a murder mystery without a compelling story, uninteresting characters and no interesting ideas. The film doesn't even have the luxury of offering any scares. Yea sure there were the easy jump scares, but I was never shivering when seeing this. The traps are also not that gruesome, so even in that category it fails. The only thing I will say about this film is that everyone is trying. The direction is somewhat competent, all the actors are trying (some work, some don't) and they try to take Saw back to the roots of the original.


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