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Saw II (2005)

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A detective and his team must rescue 8 people trapped in a factory by the twisted serial killer known as Jigsaw.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tobin Bell ... Jigsaw / John Kramer
Shawnee Smith ... Amanda Young
Donnie Wahlberg ... Eric Matthews
Erik Knudsen ... Daniel Matthews
Franky G ... Xavier Chavez
Glenn Plummer ... Jonas Singer
Emmanuelle Vaugier ... Addison Corday
Beverley Mitchell ... Laura Hunter
Timothy Burd ... Obi Tate
Dina Meyer ... Detective Allison Kerry
Lyriq Bent ... Daniel Rigg
Noam Jenkins ... Michael Marks
Tony Nappo ... Gus Colyard
Kelly Jones Kelly Jones ... SWAT Member Pete
Vincent Rother ... SWAT Member Joe
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Storyline

Detective Matthews and the Swat-team goes on a mission to arrest Jigsaw who strikes again, but even that is only a part of Jigsaws detailed plan. Matthews soon get to know that eight people are trapped in an old house and are playing Jigsaw's game. One of them is his own son.

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Taglines:

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the torture dungeon... See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for grisly violence and gore, terror, language and drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Saw 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,725,652, 30 October 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$87,039,965

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$147,748,505
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Runtime:

| (unrated)

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

It took actress Beverley Mitchell five days just to watch the first one because she was terrified of it. See more »

Goofs

(at around 18 mins) When Jigsaw is explaining Daniel's situation to Eric, the clock on the wall says 7:30. After the timer in the monitor room has gone down by 90 minutes (at around 59 mins), a shot of the wall clock shows the time as 8:00 - only half an hour later. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Michael Marks: Help! Anyone! He-elp!
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References Opera (1987) See more »

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Sound Effects and Overdramatics
Performed by The Used
Written by Bert McCracken (as Robert C. McCracken), Branden Steineckert, Jeph Howard & Quinn Allman
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Nowhere near as great as the marvellous original
19 April 2006 | by InaneSwineSee all my reviews

Although this follow-up to the marvellous 2004 thriller 'Saw' is nowhere near as great as the original, it is still a good film worth watching.

The "Jigsaw" killer plays another sick game with another unlucky group of people. They are placed in a booby-trapped house that is slowly filling up with a lethal nerve gas. They are doomed to die, unless they can find out what they have in common, complete various tasks in the house and find the antidote.

Where the original film's gore could be forgiven on the account of its high logic, this lazy sequel is just gore for its own sake. The pace has been slowed down to a snail's and there are fewer scares and twists to keep the viewer as interested. Nevertheless, few viewers will have worked out the final, nasty twist, which makes it all worthwhile.


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