Saw V
Saw V (2008)

One man. One plan. One foot. Yes, the doctor is in! With a strange twist of fate and a revengeful plot, get ready for the most anticipated event of Saw. Face your fears at his operating table. Know that no one is safe from his sickness.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 24, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 20, 2009
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: If its plot were as interesting as its torture devices, or its violence less painful than its performances, perhaps Saw V might not feel like it was running on fumes.

Jordan Crucchiola
New York Magazine/Vulture

There's heartwarming cooperation and redemption, but also vicious backstabbing, and it makes for the best murder-house dynamic in the franchise.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

Saw V isn't anywhere close to the best Saw movie, but it makes the entire series coalesce a little bit better.

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Zachary Doiron
Film Inquiry

Everything Saw V shoots at us is something we've seen before, but to a lesser extent.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

Saw V is a terrible combination: grisly and tedious. Let's just call it bloody dull.

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Ben Rayner
Toronto Star

Woefully ponderous, convoluted and improbable.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The best thing about this-and any-Saw film is the sick production design. Whoever's responsible for creating these disgustingly grungy chambers of death deserves an Oscar for scuzziness.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Even the most die-hard of Saw fans won't credit how tedious, lame and pointless this fourth sequel manages to be.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Oh, Jigsaw. Here we go again. You kill. I doze off. Someone at the studio goes 'ka-ching!'

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Ali Gray

See you next year, I guess. Sigh.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
The series has definitely run out of gas, proving that killing Jigsaw in the third film was a big mistake. Most of what we see here is nothing more than a… More
Unknown Hobo
This movie just drags and drags, delivering very little. All we seem to be seeing is the other movies again and again, fragmented and foggy. Everything you… More
Phil Hubbs
Well it looks like its gonna go on and on this franchise, yet more weird and wonderful traps of torture and death but some are getting slightly unimaginative… More
Zach Brehany
After the abomination that was SAW IV, this film does redeem the previous film a bit. Getting a new director, this film does what, in my opinion, part IV should… More
Jim Careter
Saw 5 is better than Saw 4, but its still just another Saw film that dissapointed me. The story was ok, I enjoyed the detail on Hoffmans story in past films,… More
Bethany Murphy
It was gory and horrible. Exactly like all the other ones.