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Saw III (2006)

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Jigsaw abducts a doctor in order to keep himself alive while he watches his new apprentice put an unlucky citizen named Jeff through a brutal test.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tobin Bell ... Jigsaw / John Kramer
Shawnee Smith ... Amanda Young
Angus Macfadyen ... Jeff
Bahar Soomekh ... Lynn Denlon
Donnie Wahlberg ... Eric Matthews
Dina Meyer ... Kerry
Leigh Whannell ... Adam
Mpho Koaho ... Tim
Barry Flatman ... Judge Halden
Lyriq Bent ... Rigg
J. LaRose ... Troy (as J Larose)
Debra McCabe ... Danica (as Debra Lynne McCabe)
Costas Mandylor ... Forensic Hoffman
Betsy Russell ... Jill
Jane Luk ... Nurse - Emergency Room
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Storyline

Jeff is an anguished man, who grieves and misses his young son that was killed by a drunk driver in a car accident. He has become obsessed for revenge against the drunk driver, judge, and only witness who refused to testify; he has also become neglectful of his daughter. Lynn Denlon is a skilled surgeon that is cheating on her husband and suffering from depression. Both are abducted and brought to Jigsaw's warehouse, where they must play two separate games: Jeff must choose whether to save or let the people he holds responsible for the death of his son die, while Lynn must keep Jigsaw alive until Jeff completes his tests, or face the deadly consequences. Written by Rebekah Swain

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Hast du das Leben verdient? Do you deserve to live?) See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong grisly violence and gore, sequences of terror and torture, nudity and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Saw Fan Club

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El juego del miedo III See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,610,391, 29 October 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,238,724

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,635,551
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated) | (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

On one of the film's promotional posters there are three female murder-doctors. They are unknown Canadian actresses. See more »

Goofs

When Jeff is stuck to the fridge, you can see a cameraman's shadow on his shirt. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Amanda: Game over.
Eric Matthews: I'll fucking kill you! You fucking bitch! You fucking bitch! I'll fucking kill you!
[screams hopelessly]
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Alternate Versions

The Thai DVD excludes all cigarettes and blood by using mosaic. See more »

Connections

Featured in Visionado obligado: Primer (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Killer Inside
Performed by Hydrovibe featuring Shawnee Smith
Written by Hydrovibe
Courtesy of Orleans Street Records
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
gory as hell!
4 November 2006 | by lani-nSee all my reviews

i decided, just as it was getting dark, that i was going to watch saw 3, and with much anticipation (after the first two), i did just that. the movie opens up, alike the first - reintroducing the bathroom, so i wasn't feeling too bad.

the movie's a tad confusing, and i spent more or less, the whole time trying to keep the vomit down in my stomach, so that didn't leave me with too much mentality to make sense of the whole reminiscent, nostalgic, deja-vu way the storyline was written.

the whole, disgusting gory, blood thing just isn't my style of horror. thumbs up for the excellent twists though! definitely, not for those with a faint heart, or a weak stomach. maybe my anticipation of the first two, brought my hopes up a bit too high, but it really wasn't as fantastic as i expected.

go and watch it though, only if you've seen the first two.


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