Detective Eric Matthews, along with fellow police officers and a SWAT Team, locate Jigsaw's lair and go to arrest him, but discover that his arrest is only a part of Jigsaw's plan. Matthews soon learns that eight people are trapped in an old house and are playing one of Jigsaw's games. One of them is his own son, Daniel Matthews. Eric learns that if he wants to see his son again, he must play one of Jigsaw's games as well.Written by
(At 54 mins) When Daniel takes out the syringes from Amanda's arm, the crew used a fake animatronic arm. See more »
(at around 16 mins) When Eric meets John, his badge is normal. A few moments into the scene, it becomes twisted and when it cuts to John then back to Eric after a second, the badge is normal. See more »
Differences in the Unrated version of SAW II include:
When the police are entering the Wilson Steel warehouse, three short cuts are shown of Jigsaw upstairs, realizing the police have arrived. When he realizes this, he calmly goes back to what he was working on.
When the police are approaching Jigsaw several scenes are added where he is eating Cheerios (as stated in the commentary on the original R-rated DVD).
Jigsaw has a few extra lines of dialogue with Detective Matthews, mentioning that he has "wiped the slate clean", and that most people are merely "sleepwalking".
When Obi is trapped in the oven, he attempts to break the glass on the far side as he is burning alive.
The scene of Amanda thrashing around in the syringe pit is extended.
In the bathroom, Charlie Clouser's score begins as Xavier begins cutting off his skin, and continues until he dies from his throat being slashed.
The opening scene with "The Venus Headtrap" is extended and the song "Irresponsible Hate Anthem (Venus Headtrap Mix)" is playing in the background.
The scene where Matthews is beating up Jigsaw is extended with one extra punch.
Saw II continued the legacy of the Saw franchise and cemented it into cult popularity in my opinion. While the first saw appealed to the gory disturbing side of every one, we get a little more in depth with the other concept of Jigsaw in this installment. Saw II dives deeper into the psychological side of, do you deserve to live if you've made others' lives harder? Not only that but Saw II steps up the scare factor by putting a bunch of strangers in an enclosed space with various iconic traps.
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