There are 7 Saw films to catch up on before the release of Jigsaw, the 8th Chapter in the enduring series from Lionsgate, this Friday, October 27th. In addition to being one of the most productive franchises of the 21st Century, it’s also one of the most complex; I mean, seriously, the titular Jigsaw Killer (played by Tobin Bell) has been dead since Part III, so WTF, right? But if you don’t have time for a 7-movie marathon before Friday and want a basic recap of the franchise to refresh your memory, we’ve got you covered.
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Saw: By the Numbers is a series of handy-dandy infographics that break down the franchise’s most shocking statistic into easily-digestible chunks. Have a look to reacquaint yourself with the series’ many nuances and subplots, not to mention the extreme depravity of past chapters! Do any of the facts revealed below surprise you? Let’s discuss in the Comments section!
And check out the trailer and synopsis for Jigsaw below the graphics.
Official Synopsis: Thirteen years ago, on Halloween weekend – SAW and the character of JIGSAW introduced the world to a new face of horror. For seven straight years “If it’s Halloween it must be SAW” was a holiday tradition. This October 27… Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures proudly present JIGSAW! After a series of murders bearing all the markings of the Jigsaw killer, law enforcement find themselves chasing the ghost of a man dead for over a decade and embroiled in a new game that’s only just begun. Is John Kramer back from the dead to remind the world to be grateful for the gift of life? Or is this a trap set by a killer with designs of their own? A Lionsgate release, Twisted Pictures presents, a Burg/Koules/Hoffman production.
Jigsaw is directed by Michael &, Peter Spierig and stars Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, and Callum Keith Rennie.