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- Running time
- 100 min.
- United States
Leigh Whannell (Story: James Wan, Leigh Whannell)
David A. Armstrong
Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Dina Meyer, Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Ken Leung, Alexandra Bokyun Chun, Michael Emerson, Makenzie Vega, Mike Butters, Paul Gutrecht, Benito Martinez
Horror. Thriller. Mystery | Gore. Cult Movie. Serial Killers. Kidnapping Film / Disappearance
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- Synopsis / Plot
- A young man named Adam (LEIGH WHANNELL) wakes to find himself chained to a rusty pipe inside a decrepit subterranean chamber. Chained to the opposite side of the room is another bewildered captive, Dr. Lawrence Gordon (CARY ELWES). Between them is a dead man lying in a pool of blood, holding a .38 in his hand. Neither man knows why he has been abducted; but instructions left on a microcassette, order Dr. Gordon to kill Adam within eight hours. If he fails to do so, then both men will die, and Dr. Gordon’s wife, Alison (MONICA POTTER), and his daughter will be killed. Recalling a recent murder investigation by a police detective named Tapp (DANNY GLOVER), Dr. Gordon realizes he and Adam are the next victims of a psychopathic genius known only as “Jigsaw.” With only a few hours left to spare, they must unravel the elaborate puzzle of their fate in the midst of mounting terror. The killer has provided them with only a few clues and two handsaws - too weak to break their steel shackles, but strong enough to cut through flesh and bone…
: Sitges Film Festival: Official Selection
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