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Adam en Dr. Lawrence Gordon worden wakker, om erachter te komen dat ze vast zijn geketend aan pijpen tegenover elkaar in een vieze badkamer. Ze ontdekken dat ze slachtoffers zijn geworden van "Jigsaw", een man die gevaarlijke situaties voorziet om zijn slachtoffers te leren hun leven lief te hebben, door hen te dwingen zichzelf of anderen te pijnigen om in leven te blijven. Jigsaw staat bekend als moordenaar, maar heeft nog nooit een slachtoffer echt zelf pijn gedaan. In een strijd tegen elkaar en de klok, moeten de twee van hun vijand winnen en Gordon's familie redden, die zijn gegijzeld door de 'moordenaar'. Zullen zij het redden?
Death is a shortcut (Denmark)
Release Date: January 19, 2004
Runtime: 103 mins
All Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS, DTS
IMDB Rating: 7.7
Brimstone Pit Rating: 8.7 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S
MPAA Rating: R
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated R for strong grisly violence and language. (edited for re-rating; originally NC-17)
Leigh Whannell ...Adam Faulkner-Stanheight
Cary Elwes ...Dr. Lawrence Gordon
Danny Glover ...Detective David Tapp
Ken Leung ...Detective Steven Sing
Dina Meyer ...Kerry
Mike Butters ...Paul
Paul Gutrecht ...Mark
Michael Emerson ...Zep Hindle
Benito Martinez ...Brett
Shawnee Smith ...Amanda
Makenzie Vega ...Diana Gordon
Monica Potter ...Alison Gordon
Ned Bellamy ...Jeff
Alexandra Bokyun Chun ...Carla (as Alexandra Chun)
Avner Garbi ...Father
Tobin Bell ...Jigsaw
Oren Koules ...Dead cellmate
Hans Raith ...Detective
Daniel J. Heffner
Richard H. Prince
Saw Horror Film Trailer 1
Saw Horror Film Trailer 2
Saw Horror Film Trailer 3
"You Make Me Feel So Dead"
"Bite the Hand That Bleeds"
More Movie Taglines:
- Death is a shortcut (Denmark)
- Let the games begin!
- Every piece has a puzzle.
- How much blood would you shed to stay alive?
- How do you solve a puzzle with pieces missing? [Australia]
- Dare you see SAW? (UK)
- Their saw isn't there to cut their chains, they are there to cut their feet.
- Every puzzle has its pieces.
- Dr. Lawrence Gordon: What's your name? Adam: My name is Very Fucking Confused; what's your name?
[last lines] John: [voice over] Most people are so ungrateful to be alive, but not you, not any more... [begins to close door] John: GAME OVER! Adam: Don't! Don't! [screams, screen goes black] Adam: NO! [screams of anguish fade out]
Adam: I don't give a crap if you covered yourself in peanut butter and had a 15 hooker gang bang!
Adam: I'm having a blast! This is the most fun I've had without lubricant!
Dr. Lawrence Gordon: I wouldn't lie to you...
- The MPAA originally rated the film NC-17, due to the film's tone; director James Wan had to remove some content to secure an R rating.
Detective Sing pursuing the Jigsaw killer was the last sequence to be filmed.
The scene in which Gordon turns off the lights and whispers to Adam was written differently in the script. The characters were to cut open opposite ends of a long pipe with their hacksaws and speak through it. This sequence was actually shot, but later cut because director James Wan decided that the characters being able to cut through a pipe made no sense if they couldn't cut through their chains.
Film's pre-production was only five days; it was shot and cut at the same time in 18 days (all of the bathroom scenes were shot in six days). The actors had absolutely no rehearsals. The rehearsal takes were actual footage for the film.
Filmed in 18 days.
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