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Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010)

Saw 3D (original title)
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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.

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Kevin Greutert
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 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)
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Storyline

Detective Matt Gibson chases the psychotic Detective Mark Hoffman while Jigsaw's widow Jill Tuck tries to kill him as assigned by her husband. However he escapes and Jill meets Gibson and offers to sign an affidavit listing the murders committed by Hoffman. In return, she requests protection. Meanwhile, the prominent Jigsaw survivor and leader of a support group Bobby Dagen is abducted with his wife and friends and forced to play a mortal game to save himself and his beloved wife. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

This Halloween, The Traps Come Alive. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jigsaw Puzzle 3D See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,230,123, 31 October 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$45,710,178

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$136,150,434
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Bobby: WHY WOULDN'T YOU JUST SHUT THE FUCK UP? YOU JUST NEEDED TO SHUT UP!
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Alternate Versions

The Blu-ray version is the only unrated version available in the USA, and the runtime is 1.30.11 whereas the DVD version is the theatrical version at 1.29.54. However, the unrated version was released on DVD in other countries, including Hong Kong (available from Deltamac). See more »

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Although most of the sequels have been subpar, Saw 3D ends the genre-defining series on a high
28 October 2010 | by LoneWolfAndCubSee all my reviews

There is no denying the impact the Saw series has had on not only the horror genre, but movies in general. Starting off as a little low-budget psychological thriller centred around two guys in a basement, this series has smashed box office records and created a new horror villain in Jigsaw. Since 2004 audiences have flocked to watch new victims meet their demise in an inventive and cruel way while relishing the inane plot twists and convoluted story, whilst others have condemned the series as "torture porn" and nothing but sick people coming up with sick traps for sick audiences.

This latest entry stays true to its predecessors and delivers over-the-top, ultra-violent death scenes accompanied by a plot full of flash backs, surprise revelations and an overuse of the main theme. To explain the plot of Saw 3D is silly, as the whole point of a Saw film is to go in having no idea about any of the trips or twists and to enjoy them as they come at you from every which way. I will say; however, that the film does end well, and the story is wrapped up fairly nicely with no obvious need for a sequel (as this is hopefully the "final" film).

Overall the film is very much the same as Saw VI (2009) which was also directed by Kevin Greutert. Like many of the sequels this has multiple stories going at once, but it doesn't quite gel. It all feels very choppy, and after awhile the sheer amount of changing scenes can get quite annoying as it takes away from the suspense which is often built up quite well. The editing, lighting, camera-work and music is all the same as the other entries, by now it is stock standard Saw settings. Jigsaw's traps are back and they are as nasty as ever, if there is one thing this movie delivers on, is fantastic gore. A word of caution (although you may be expecting this now): the 3D is a total waste of money and there are one or two cool effects utilised in the whole 90 minute movie. Do NOT expect something cool just because it was filmed in 3D, cos it ain't any better than the post-conversion films.

On a final note, I have never been a huge fan of the Saw series, but looking back it has been an interesting ride. The first film, although flawed, had a great new concept and a shocking twist. Unfortunately the sequels took away from the first, creating a story based around traps and trying to fit as many twists in as possible. These last two entries by Greutert have been two of the strongest (as well as Saw III), but there are still glaring issues that prevent it from being a great movie. Saw fans will not be disappointed, anyone else should probably stay away unless you like buckets of blood and don't care about understanding the story! 3/5


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