Saw III Synopsis
A captive doctor (Bahar Soomekh) becomes a pawn in the Jigsaw Killer's latest gory game.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Admit it: It's not every horror film that can make you feel preached at and slimed at the same time.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
While Saw III provides a decent number of new twists, psychological as well as torture-wise, it necessarily lacks the originality of its...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

The question for moviegoers: Would you rather get your dose of existenz-philosophie from Dostoyevsky or a slasher flick?
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
An improvement over the tedious "Saw II" (2005), this second sequel to the surprise 2004 hit still features the series' trademark gruesome...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Pop psychology has never been as visceral as it is in Saw III.
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Film Threat

By Stina Chyn
As much as you'd like the characters to become better people and beat Jigsaw's game, there is also a strong desire simply to watch violent...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

The presence of some genuine feeling distinguishes Saw III from its predecessors. That said, it has plenty of the blood, torture and...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Just like its increasingly wan antihero, this blood-soaked series is on its last legs.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Television is a state of mind. And the makers of Saw III have delivered the most despicable episode of "One Life to Live" ever.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
While "Saw" and "Saw II" were pretty good splatter films hampered by spectacularly unbelievable endings, Saw III is annoying for almost the...
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By halloweenman1234
This one was good, but it was pretty bloody, and the story line has kind of fallen since the first film....

what the rating is

By glxy2
this movie is okay. the gore is a little lets see< too gory but great twist and plot...


By Dragon_Girl
I just have to see all the Saw movies since i like the last 2....


By misscb
Not as good as the 1st and 2nd....

Most SAW-enthusiasts will enjoy!

By Reyna
Having seen the first two SAW movies, I was excited about the third! And unlike most continuing sequels, this one did not leave me disappointed. I enjoyed how the writers tied up some of the "loose...

really crappy movie

By sugarbeans
This is a gross one. Dumb storyline too. I couldn't wait for this boring movie to end....

this is was great

By xxkarmaxx
good mvoie and didnt epect donnie to be at the begining cutting off his leg. this is a great mvoie must go....


By mmapes32765
Excellent twists and turns. Kept me watching and wanting to know and see more. Top notch on the blood and Gore! Not for the faint of heart!...

i loved it

By saw3lover
ok i know its late but i saw this movie when it came out. so here it is this is one of the gorest movies of the year and eric matthews is back in there and this one sums everything up and i would buy...

Not As Good but Go

By opinionated_moviegoer
This saw was good but not as good as the previous two. The storyline seemed to be a little weaker than before but they seemed to make up for it gore. This film seemed to be the most warped in...

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Rated R | For strong grisly violence and gore, sequences of terror and torture, nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids More bloody mayhem from Jigsaw; not for kids.
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