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  • 25
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    While "Saw" and "Saw II" were pretty good splatter films hampered by spectacularly unbelievable endings, Saw III is annoying for almost the duration of the movie. show more

  • 63
    Philadelphia Inquirer

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

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Just like its increasingly wan antihero, this blood-soaked series is on its last legs. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    While Saw III provides a decent number of new twists, psychological as well as torture-wise, it necessarily lacks the originality of its predecessors. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    An improvement over the tedious "Saw II" (2005), this second sequel to the surprise 2004 hit still features the series' trademark gruesome "games" but shifts the focus to the relationships among the characters. show more

  • 50
    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 dismemberment that moviegoers demand from their Halloween weekend entertainment. show more

  • 25
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Television is a state of mind. And the makers of Saw III have delivered the most despicable episode of "One Life to Live" ever. show more

  • 50
    Stina Chyn Film Threat

    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 spectacle. And somehow, there just isn't enough of the latter. show more

  • 50
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Pop psychology has never been as visceral as it is in Saw III. show more

  • 75
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Admit it: It's not every horror film that can make you feel preached at and slimed at the same time. show more

  • January 24, 2011 Weston
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    My Brother Loved It He is 11!!!!

  • November 04, 2008 Lil mikey 1012
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    i am a saw fan, saw 1 and 2 werent sooo bad but this one broke the target, it was way better than 1 and 2 and im so curiious what happens in saw 4. but it was a good movie.

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