Saw IV Synopsis
A SWAT commander is kidnapped as two FBI profilers sift through the remains of Jigsaw's last game.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Director Darren Lynn Bousman, who also helmed the past two installments, doesn't deviate from the stylistic formula, which includes...
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The trouble is that if you haven't seen the other entries in the cycle, or don't have all the characters committed to memory, you'll have...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If an hour and a half of so-called "torture porn" sounds like fun, you'll find Saw IV situated somewhere between the first in the cycle (a...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Since the thing is increasingly impatient to jump forward to the next big torture set piece, there isn't any time to establish anyone's...
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Though the series seemed like a great concept three years ago, it's now just a repeated assault on the senses, designed strictly for the...
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By James Berardinelli
It's a depressing experience to view something like Saw IV. It's not just the soullessness that's dispiriting, but the lack of invention....
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
He now imparts so many life lessons via his Rube Goldberg thresher devices that he's starting to turn into the Rod Serling of severed body...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
There is no narrative tension in the film, however, just a variety of grisly crucifixions. And the morality tales are blood-stained window...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
One more small thing: Every other scene in Saw IV starts and ends with a potential victim pressing "play" on a tape recorder, to the point...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Getting to the true root of his evil may necessitate "Saw LX."
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Loved it

By Dream Pendulum
I am a Hardcore Saw fan and love all the Saws this one was a good add to the franchise. I am not the type of person that just goes for just the "Gore" in the films the film has to have a...

Lived up to every expectation

By metke11040
I LOVED this movie! Just as its predecessors, this movie kept you guessing until the end. As before you don't really know what is actually happening until the last five minutes., but the hour and...


By lnr3284
I must start by saying that ALL the SAW movies keep my interest...this SAW has the sharpest blade by far tho. SAW IV is extremely interesting and helps the entire story unfold even more (how is that...

Review- 4 out of 5

By Tjfkidd
This movie IS a very entertaining horror movie. I am a hardcore Saw fan and i have seen each movie about 3 times. If you want my order it would go something like this: Saw, Saw IV, Saw III, And then...

Saw IV

By lecapitaine26
After a lackluster third installment, the Saw franchise take a big step in the right direction with a fourth film. After brilliant writing and directing in the first two films, the third left me...

Thought provoking saw?!?!?

By Zigs503
This movie was great... i will definitely go again to see the movie both because its just that amazing and because the storyline is pretty twisted and sorta close attention while...


By Donna_n_Charlie
Is was really good, a few twists I wasn't expecting, can't wait to see SAW V...


By deadpool1977
MAN, what a movie. I thought it was the best one yet. I can't believe they left it open for another one. I though the 3rd one was really good.....wait till you see this one!!!!!...

Great for a part 4

By msigall0308
I thought it was really good considering it was the fourth in a series. The death scenes were great maybe the best yet. I would definitely go if you liked the first three. I wish there were a...

Saw keeps getting better

By GMartellino
I just saw the midnight showing of Saw IV, and after much anticipation for the fourth installment of the series, I was quite pleased. Multiple flashbacks into past story lines makes the movie great...

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Rated R | For sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture throughout, and for language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Another Halloween, another gory torturefest. Yuck.
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