Saw II

Synopsis: When detective Eric Matthews is called to a crime scene of a victim of Jigsaw, he finds a lead to the place where he is hidden. Once there, he realizes that Jigsaw trapped his son Daniel Matthews with three women and four men in a shelter, and they are inhaling a lethal nerve gas. If they do not use an antidote within two hours, they will die. Eric follows with increasing desperation the death of each member of the group in monitors, while trying to convince Jigsaw to release his son.
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Director(s): Darren Lynn Bousman
Production: Lions Gate Films
  4 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min


Anyone! Help!

Hello, Michael.

I want to play a game.

So far, in what could loosely

be called your life...

you've made a living

watching others.

Society would call you

an informant, a rat, a snitch.

I call you unworthy

of the body you possess...

of the life

that you've been given.

Now, we will see if you are

willing to look inward...

rather than outward...

To give up the one thing

you rely on...

in order to go on living.

The device around your neck

is a death mask.

The mask is on a spring timer.

If you do not locate

the key in time...

the mask will close.

Think of it

like a Venus flytrap.

What you are looking at

right now is your own body...

not more than two hours ago.

- Oh, f*ck.

- Don't worry.

You're sound asleep

and can't feel a thing.

Taking into account that you are

at a great disadvantage here...

I am going to give you a hint

as to where I've hidden the key.

So listen carefully.

The hint is this...

it's right before your eyes.

How much blood will you shed

to stay alive, Michael?

Live or die. Make your choice.

Who the f*ck are you?

Who the f*ck are you?!

Who the f*ck are you?!


No more!

Someone help me!


Do it!


Help me!

Please! Please!



No, no, no, no, no, no!

- 'Scuse me.

- Help you?

Here for Daniel Mathews.

Sign these.


Let's go, Daniel.

Took you long enough.

I'm sorry I didn't have it

penciled in on my schedule.

They're gonna press charges,

you know.

Yeah. They're assholes.

Course they are.

You stole from them.

This works out great

for me, though.

Your mother gets to keep custody,

I get to take you into custody.

What is it with you?

You a tough guy

'cause you steal now?

Please, save me

the after school special.

- Why are you such a cop 24/7?

- Hey, it's called being a father.

Trust me,

you're better at being a cop.

I just think I should go

back to Mom's early.

- What did you say?

- What, can you not hear me?

No, I can't hear you.

Say it again.

I think I should go

back to Mom's...

Well, then go!


Hey, this is Daniel.

Leave a message.

It's Dad. Sorry about yesterday.

Look, I haven't heard from you.

Would you give me

a call, please?


I'm sorry, sarge.

I thought you were my son.

Yeah. I'll be right there.

What do you got?

County asbestos cleaners

were working on a deadline.

One of them finds a body,

calls it in.

Says that this whole section's

been abandoned for two years.

Spotted people

down here, though.

- Who?

- Well, homeless, mostly.

Bunch of kids held a rave

in the boiler room about two months back.

Get an estimate

on the time of death?

Forensics just got here.

But it was the arriving officer

who called it in as your buddy.

He wasn't my buddy,

he was an informant.

This officer I.D.'d him

just by looking at him?

Well, he wasn't positive.

That's why I wanted you here.

All right.

Let me get a look at his face.

I'll tell you in two seconds

if it's him or not.

Therein lies the problem.

Yeah, that's Mike.

When were you gonna

tell me about that?

Thought you'd want to see it

for yourself.

OK. Well, I saw it.

I'll have to admit

it's a little early, but...

so far, everything matches

Jigsaw's pattern.

I can see that.

What do you want with me?

Let's just pretend for a second

that this is new to us, all right?

Can you think of anyone

that would want to do this to your guy?

Well, he's an informant, Kerry.

You want a list of possible suspects?

Grab a phone book.

Crackhead county punks

don't have engineering degrees.

Now, I'd say that

our cause of death here...

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Leigh Whannell

Leigh Whannell (born 17 January 1977) is an Australian screenwriter, producer, director, and actor. He is best known for writing films directed by his friend James Wan, including Saw (2004), Dead Silence (2007), Insidious (2011), and Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013). Whannell has directed two films, Insidious: Chapter 3, released in 2015, and Upgrade, released in 2018. Whannell and Wan are the creators of the Saw franchise. Whannell wrote the first installment, co-wrote the second and third installments, was producer or executive producer for all the films, and appeared as the "Adam Stanheight" character in four of the installments. He was also the writer of the Saw video game (2009), and co-writer of the 2014 film Cooties. more…

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