What are the best movies like Saw ?

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    #1Dead Silence

    Dead Silence
    Dead Silence, from the creators of Saw, is a new terror experience. A local of Raven Fair is brutally murdered after she receives a mysterious package. Jaime, her widower, returns to the town and discovers the legend of Mary Shaw, a woman who was killed long ago and seems to be embodied in a horrific ventriloquist puppet.


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    Timothy Dixon
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "If you like horror type movies you really will enjoy this one. The writer and director of Saw made this one so it had a similar style. I can't say it was a great movie but it was a fun 2 hours."
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    #2Martyrs

    Martyrs

    Martyrs is a horror drama French-Canadian movie that has one of the most shocking plots in recent terror movies. The movie focuses on a girl that returns after 15 years to the place where she was abused and imprisoned to discover something beyond fear and pain.

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    Steven Walters
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "This was a great movie. I really enjoyed the plot. The movie had me jumping out of my seat. Not many victims of the abuse, the star suffered, return to the scene of the abuse. I really enjoyed the film. "
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    #3The Collection

    The Collection

    The follow up to The Collector tells the story of Elena being taken out by her friends in a surprise party to a secret place where she founds herself being the latest victim of The Collector, a psychopathic killer. The Collector kidnaps and transports her to an abandoned hotel he's transformed into his own private maze of torture and death.

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    Nicholas Black
    Written on October 17, 2017
    "I am a horror film fanatic and the Saw series is one of my favorites. I have been having a hard time lately finding a good film to scratch my horror itch. A friend recommended the film The Collection and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked it. If you are a horror nut like me I would give The Collection a watch. You won't be let down!"

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that the runtime of all the Saw movies from Saw to Saw VII adds up to a total of 666 minutes? In popular culture, the number 666 is often associated with the devil or the antichrist. The main antagonist, John Kramer, who was known throughout the series as the Jigsaw Killer, was a dying man who lived by the philosophy that “those who don’t appreciate life do not deserve to live.” He tests people’s will to live by making them go through fatal and elaborate traps in order to convince them to value their life. Kramer died in the third installment of the franchise. It is a testament to his intelligence that he was able to plan traps in advance of his death – the Jigsaw Killer claimed victim after victim even after the death of his physical form.

The Saw franchise was recognized by Guinness as the most successful horror franchise in 2010. The first six Saw movies earned a total gross of $733,271,976, beating other horror film series like Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. Considering that the first Saw movie was supposed to be a straight-to-video release, filmed in 18 days with a budget of only $1 million, the franchise’s success is proof of its greatness.

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    #4Hostel

    Hostel

    Hostel is a mystery and thriller film directed by Eli Roth. this movie was first released on January 6, 2006, in the USA. It follows the story of three backpackers who mistakenly took a dare that could lead to their death.

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    Roy Adams
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "This is a classic "torture porn" film, which is a much better made film than SAW. The acting, story and production values are much higher, and the sense of purpose is more gripping. The events in this film could actually happen, making them scarier, while SAW strains credulity. Fans of SAW will love this film, and I suspect most will end up preferring it."
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    #5The Collector

    The Collector

    Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.

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    Jose Beck
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "An ex con turned handyman decides to rob his wealthy employer to repay his ex wife. He goes to the employers home but finds a death trap set by another criminal. He has to use his skill and wit to avoid a sure death sentence. Thrilling horror movie."
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    #6Cube

    Cube

    Six strangers wake up in a strange room that is cube-shaped and that seems a part of an intricate maze of unknown dimensions. They must find the way out helping each other and be having to take horrible decisions to survive or be killed.

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    Brenda Wade
    Written on November 22, 2017
    "I have seen a few of the Saw movies. I enjoyed the puzzle part of the plot but easily figured it out. Also, I hated the gore. The plot of this movie sounds similar so i would probably not be a huge fan."
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    #7Ichi the Killer

    Ichi the Killer

    As sadomasochistic yakuza Kakihara searches for his missing boss and comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. Ichi the Killer is a 2001 Japanese crime-horror film directed by Takashi Miike, written by Sakichi Sato, and is based on Hideo Yamamoto's manga series.

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    Evelyn Lawson
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "Ichi the Killer is a great movie that i think topped saw and other movies in its genre, it has action and thrill that makes you engaged to it when you are watch the movie "
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    #8Misery

    Misery

    Misery is a film adaptation of Stephen King's best-selling horror novel of the same name which stars James Caan and Academy Award-nominee Kathy Bates. It is said to be one of the best horror film ever made.

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    Justin Woods
    Written on October 22, 2017
    "I don't find Misery to be like saw at all, while they are both great movies in their own right and deal with psychotic individuals I find Misery to be a suspenseful movie, and Saw to be more of a slasher movie. "
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    #9Captivity

    Captivity

    Captivity, directed by Roland Joffé, inserts in the Torture Porn subgenre. The movie tells the story of a top model that wakes up in a cage and is forced to watch videotapes of people in the same cage being tortured and killed. She is not alone, though. A man called Gary is confined in another cage too.

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    Matthew Martinez
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "I love horror films. I think its the best genre of film making. I also love the Saw series of movies. Captivity was just what I needed. The genre is very risqué, but the plot was great. This movie in particular dealt with a top model being forced into a cage and the mental toll it takes on her."
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    #10Death Tunnel

    Death Tunnel

    Based on the true story of a Kentucky hospital where 63,000 people died, Death Tunnel follows a group of college kids who have to spend a night in a haunted sanatorium. An upscale college initiation party strands five girls in the "Scariest Place in the World." 

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    Richard Pena
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "The only similarity is that it's a horror movie. There are so many others that would be better."
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    #11Gag

    Gag
    Two profound thieves break into a Hollywood Hills mansion in search of a safe, but what they discover instead is a man bound, gagged and beaten beyond recognition. When they realize that they are trapped by a serial killer whose torture methods will have them begging for death, their friendship is put to the test. The simple burglary turns into a blood-drenched nightmare of greed, deceit and gut-wrenching violence.
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    Vihaan Khan
    Written on October 30, 2017
    "Gag is in the same genre as Saw. A unique twist on the movie so it's not an exact knock off. Very thrilling if you're into the horror/thriller type movies. Worth a watch for sure."

Summary

Best What are the best movies like Saw
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dead SilenceMovies 15 Paid
2MartyrsMovies 11 Paid
3The CollectionMovies 11 Paid
4HostelMovies 11 Paid
5The CollectorMovies 10 Paid
6CubeMovies 10 Paid
7Ichi the KillerMovies 8 Paid
8MiseryMovies 5 Paid
9CaptivityMovies 5 Paid
10Death Tunnel Movies 5 Paid
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