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Just when they thought Jigsaw (Tobin Bell) was no longer a threat (and that this franchise might be over), a group of survivors of his brutality encounter a new reason to be terrified (Sean Patrick Flanery). This seventh film in the horror-action series is filmed in 3D.

MPAA Rating: R for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture, and language.

Why is Saw 3D rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Saw 3D is rated R for for sequences of grisly bloody violence and torture, and language.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Several scenes of explicit and prolonged graphic violence.

- Pervasive graphic portrayals of torture.

- Frequent disturbing scenes.


Frequent, detailed, gory images depicting decapitation, dismemberment, mutilation, shooting, impalement, explosions, electrocution, stabbing, strangulation, fighting and burning.

- Portrayals of mutilated corpses (blood and detail wounds shown).

- Frequent portrayals of self-mutilation and serious injury (blood, gore and detail shown).

- Pervasive portrayals of intense emotional and physical suffering.

- Scenes and situations may cause extreme adverse psychological impact.

Sexual Content:

- Breasts nudity shown in a non-sexual context.

- Limited embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Slurs.

Saw 3D
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Explicit Violence.
Alberta R pervasive gruesome violence and suffering.
Manitoba R Brutal Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
Quebec 16+ Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 18A