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18A(18A) Gory Brutal Violence


Dir: Kevin Greutert. Horror/Thriller. After discovering that an expensive, life-saving treatment for his terminal cancer was an elaborate scam, the Jigsaw Killer (Tobin Bell) kidnaps and punishes those responsible for giving him false hope.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions, some in an aggressive context
  • Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a torture context - much blood, suffering, and gory brutal detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Revenge
  • Responsibility
  • Appearance versus reality

Classification rationale

Rated 18A for frequent gory and brutal violence

Classification date

August 31, 2023

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