Jigsaw’s return: Unveiling Saw X’s untold chapter

Written by Jakob A. Overgaard

Sep.27 - 2023 7:27 AM CET

Screenshot, Trailer Saw X
Screenshot, Trailer Saw X

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John Kramer, the infamous Jigsaw, makes a chilling return in the latest installment of the Saw franchise, Saw X. This film unravels a previously untold chapter of Jigsaw’s most personal game, providing the audience with a spine-tingling experience.

Set between the events of Saw I and Saw II, the narrative follows a desperate and sick John Kramer as he travels to Mexico, seeking a risky and experimental medical procedure as a last hope for a miracle cure for his cancer.

However, John soon discovers that the entire operation is nothing but a scam, exploiting the most vulnerable individuals desperate for a cure. This revelation ignites a newfound purpose within him, leading to the return of the notorious serial killer.

With his signature visceral style, Jigsaw turns the tables on the con artists, ensnaring them in his devious, deranged, and ingeniously designed traps.

Watch the trailer below:

Saw X is set to be released widely by Lionsgate on September 29th, 2023, in the United States. The film will also see international releases in various countries, including Australia, Brazil (as Jogos Mortais X), Mexico (as Saw X: El Juego del Miedo), France (as Untitled Saw Movie), and New Zealand, starting from September 28th, 2023.

With an MPAA rating of R, the film is characterized by sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture, language, and some drug use.

With a runtime of 118 minutes, Saw X promises to be a thrilling ride for fans of slasher horror and the Saw franchise. The film is categorized as a slasher horror and “inbetwequel” (a sequel occurring between other films in a series), falling under the horror genre with an original screenplay as its source.

The Saw franchise has been a significant player in the horror genre since its inception, with each film contributing to the legacy of the infamous Jigsaw killer. The series is known for its psychological depth, intricate storytelling, and, most notably, its creatively gruesome traps that have become synonymous with the name "Saw".

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