Movies like Saw III

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Saw III (2006)
 6.2
 191K
Saw III (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jigsaw has disappeared. Along with his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detective scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon and Jeff Reinhart are unaware that they are about to become the latest pawns on his vicious chessboard.
Style: scary, psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending, brutal, suspense, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, game of death, trap, sadism, mind game, mutilation, psychopath, master criminal, race against time, surgery, deathtrap, terminal illness, survival, survival horror, sadistic horror, doctor, bomb, apprentice, corpse, loss of child, haunted by the past, suffocation, vigilantism, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Saw III

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and rough films with plots about murder, brutality, violence, blood, torture, psychopath and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Saw III: Saw (2004), Saw IV (2007), The Collector (2009), Saw: The Final Chapter (2010), Saw II (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 410K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, psychopath, serial killer, survival horror, captivity, game of death, trapped, insanity, violent, master criminal, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 149K
Saw IV (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, trap, game of death, game, deathtrap, mind game, master criminal, rescue, race against time, serial killer, survival, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 64K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 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.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saw: The Final Chapter (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy, a group of Jigsaw survivors gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, scary, twist ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: game of death, mind game, serial killer, deathtrap, master criminal, survival, race against time, support group, police investigation, torture, psychopath, trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 248K
Saw II (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, serial killer, torture, serial murder, mind game, sadism, hostage, sadistic horror, antidote, survival, psychopath, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 78K
Jigsaw (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, slasher, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: game of death, torture, survival horror, gory violence, abduction, death, serial murder, coma, panic, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 123K
Saw V (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.
Style: twists and turns, rough, twist ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, game of death, mind game, deathtrap, psychopath, trap, escape attempt, race against time, survival horror, torture, warning, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 110K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: trap, torture, game of death, characters murdered one by one, mind game, sadism, serial killer, serial murder, captivity, police investigation, police detective, terrorizing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 7K
Funhouse (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When 8 celebrities from around the globe are invited to compete in an online reality show, they soon realize that they are playing for their very lives, as those voted off suffer horrific consequences, broadcast live to the entire world.
Style: scary, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: torture, rivalry, trapped, isolation, video surveillance, mercilessness, survival, sadism, characters killed one by one, psychopath, game of death, fight to the death ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 178K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, psychopath, captivity, strong violent content, crimes, dismemberment, serial murder, tourist, survival, torment, sadistic horror, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.1
 129K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, survival, hostage, murder, confined, cat and mouse, violence, mysterious character, isolation, masked killer, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: bloody, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, butcher, violence, photographer, psychopath, crimes, witnessing a crime, violent, obsession, stalking, torture, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 43K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, gas station, psychopath, desert, murder, car chase, on the road, on the run, road trip, mind game, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: slasher, twists and turns, surprise ending, scary, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: characters killed one by one, torture, murder, trap, mind game, master criminal, police officer, investigation, violence, police procedural, serial killer, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 6K
Vile (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of attractive young people (of course) awaken to find themselves prisoners in a mysterious house with no means of escape. They are each outfitted with new accouterments--electronic devices attached to the base of their skulls--and a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: sadism, trapped, torture, brutality, survival, captivity, psychopath, isolation, confined, escapades, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sadism, kidnapping, torture, murder, psychopath, survival, buddies, friends, escapades, confined, crimes, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 227K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, isolation, survival, trapped, escape, maze, survival horror, group of strangers, claustrophobia, captivity, death, mathematics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, rough, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: group of strangers, psychopath, game of death, moral dilemma, game, confinement indoors, choice, deathtrap, survival, mind game, sadism, threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Movie in collections
Anonymous Killers (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four seasoned killers and one hapless professor are rounded up in one violent swoop and awake in chains to discover they are part of a demented experiment orchestrated by their maniacal, mysterious captor.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: game of death, murderer, vigilante, survival, deathtrap, violent, survival horror, murder, serial killer, psychopath, killings, sadism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 50K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, kidnapping, investigation, internet, torture, special agents, suicide, sadism, police investigation, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, torture, cannibal, cruelty, cannibalism, murder, sadism, slaughterhouse, confined, rage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An idyllic small town is rocked when Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan), a bright and promising young woman, is abducted and tortured by a sadistic serial killer. When she manages to escape, the traumatized girl who regains consciousness in the hospital ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, serial killer, sadism, twins, torture, mistaken identity, small town, mind game, missing person, race against time, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.7
 2K
Play or Die (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to Paranoia, the ultimate escape game. Rule #1: Nothing is real. Rule #2: One of you will die. Lucas and Chloe, two passionate gamers, decide to participate to Paranoia, a very exclusive escape game. After solving a first riddle, they make ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: trap, abandoned building, game, mind game, characters killed one by one, survival, brutality, killings, paranoid, violence, fear, murder of mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 72K
Manhunter (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, investigation, fbi, mind game, profiler, master criminal, cannibalism, law enforcement, violence, brutality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., miami, baltimore, florida, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.6
 1.6M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, neo noir, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, psycho, psychology, powerful ending, homicidal maniac, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town.
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: massacre, dismemberment, sadistic horror, maniac, sadism, serial killer, torture, chainsaw, brutality, murder, killer, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
 106K
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, serial murder, torture, death, serial killer, murder, forest, human monster, vengeance, violence spree, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
 22K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, police, crime scene, interrogation, orphan, law enforcement, uncover truth, psychopath, estrangement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, crazy, psycho, psycho killer, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 49K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, escape, survival horror, sadistic horror, masked killer, serial murder, mercenary, crimes, kidnapping, psychopath, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%