18A(18A) Gory Violence


Horror. Sequel to ‘Saw 3D’ (2010). Years after the apparent death of Jigsaw (Tobin Bell), a new group of people start being killed in elaborate traps that resemble his methods.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Frequent portrayals of gory, brutal weapons and gun violence, most in a torture context – blood, gore, and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of intense emotional and physical suffering
  • Brief breast nudity in an autopsy context

Thematic elements

  • Revenge
  • Secrets and lies
  • Guilt and responsibility

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for frequent portrayals of gory, brutal violence in a torture context

Classification date

September 26, 2017