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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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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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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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€35,899 (Lithuania) (29 October 2017)
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2.35 : 1
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The film was originally classified R18+ by the Australian Office of Film and Literature Classification, with ratings advice of "high impact horror violence." The distributor, Studio Canal, decided to appeal this rating to the Classification Review Board. On October 20, 2017, the Review Board overturned the R18+ rating and lowered it to MA15+ with advice of "strong themes and strong horror violence." Films classified MA15+ require a person under that age to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. In the Review Board's opinion, the themes and violence in the film overall was only strong in impact, not high, and therefore it did not warrant a more restrictive rating. See more »

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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 »

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John Kramer: [through tape recorder] Hello, Mitch. You decided to sell a boy a motorcycle. But you did not told the entire story, have you? Six-hundred dollars for a bike that you listed in excellent condition, even though you knew the brakes were faulty you took his 600 bucks and in return delivered him to his end. He was my nephew, and he never hurt anyone. The device you see here has a unique power source. It's the same engine that graced the bike you sold my nephew. However I assure the brake lever works...
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References The Devil's Carnival (2012) See more »

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Never Fade Away
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Back to their old roots!!
26 October 2017 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Jigsaw doesn't have over the top traps, where you chop off your arm (Saw VI). OR impossible traps where you put your hand in a jar of acid to retrieve a key just to get your chest ripped open (Saw III). History repeats itself and Jigsaw goes back to their old roots being simple, with basic traps and a mind blowing ending. Unfortunately there's one trap I disliked, it involves lasers. It relies on CGI too much, the stakes are high but the practical traps are way more fun and creative. With wires, tricks, chains, a puppet and the classic pig head, this film will leave you a with a smile on your face.


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