Parts from the razor wire trap scene are shown during a flashback.
Starts with shots and voice over from the final scene.
Leigh Whannell's character Adam snapping photos with his camera to add light in the dark, is done in exactly the same way by James Stewart's character L. B. Jefferies in Rear Window (1954). The tone of both scenes are the same as well.
key in body needed to save life
Character dressed as animal with red cloak; masks made of pig heads.
Scene in which Zep is in a closet.
The creepy painted puppet is a reference to Profondo rosso.
It is referenced.
Character forced into pit of barbed wire.
Recommendation to saw feet rather than chain
The scene in which Shirley is bound and gagged in a basement is referenced in "Saw".
When Lawrence saws his foots off, it is a direct reference to when Ash saws his hand off in Evil Dead II
Repeated line by John: "I want to play a game"
The scene that has a character search through a dirty toilet, was inspired by a similar scene in Trainspotting.
Characters have to survive similar traps to get out alive in both films
Awakening in the bath at the movie beginning and the red spirals on the bodies
A street named Stygian is shown and Saw. Leigh Wannell appears in both.
Gives Back Story
Chris mentions Saw
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cartman chains boy to flagpole and gives him hacksaw to get to antidote.
Mentioned by the housemates after the punishment room is revealed.
When talking about his friend's script, Chris mentions "Saw".
stoner has a poster for this movie in his room
people are taken from their homes, the street, etc. and wake up in abandoned building/they are forced to play dangerous games to stay alive, which means technically the kidnapper is not a murderer/they are watched in a camera by kidnapper/voice of kidnapper is very similar
character explicitly mentions the movie title in context
a character is said to have seen this film
mentioned in dialogue
Appie compares Victor's use of security camera's to Saw.
It is referenced.
One of Mary Shaw's puppets is the Jigsaw puppet from the Saw films.
Different people are held captive and psychologically manipulated by a mysterious and extremely sadistic psycho killer.
Movie poster in background
Mentioned by Maddy in dialogue.
According to the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation, "I Know Who Killed Me" is a "rip-off of 'Hostel', 'Saw' and 'The Patty Duke Show'".
A graffiti painting of the Jigsaw doll is on the wall of the abandoned hospital (both movies are directed by James Wan)
"Probably from something like the movie Saw"
James mentions this as one films that started the whole torture horror genre.
"Live or die, make your choice." was Jigsaw's (Tobin Bell) infamous line in Saw (2004) and its sequels, and Agent 47 (Timothy Olyphant) similarly says, "Live or die, your choice." to Yuri Marklov (Robert Knepper) after putting him in what amounted to a "trap" in Hitman (2007).
DVD is shown.
The puppet character is styled after the killer's puppet and named "Jigsaw".
When Sawyer approaches Frank with a saw to un-cuff him from the helicopter, Frank hopes the saw is for the cuffs. Both Michael Emerson (Ben) and Ken Leung (Miles) acted in SAW, in which captives are also required to un-cuff themselves with saws.
Debra jokes that she showed Astor "Saw" I and II.
Banks Boutte: "[Shuttle (2008)] is like 'Saw', but without the intelligence."
Mentioned by an interviewee
When the official is speaking to Anna over the walkie talkie, she says she does not care who lives or dies and that it is all a game of survival.
The characters talk about this film.
Ben states that he feels wound into a Saw style trap.
Jigsaw costume seen
Dr. Savaard was compared to Jigsaw.
James regarded Dr. Phibes to be the main inspiration for Jigsaw.
A character mentions the film in reference to her biggest fear
Oliver is tricked into helping his nemesis, Lex Luthor, escape out a coffin only to find it empty.
Dwight dresses as Jigsaw for Halloween
Christopher Barfield says "Saw VI" is almost as good as the original
Matt Sameck calls "The House of the Devil" the Anti-Saw for its lack of gore
Relates Jeff's "better your life" tactics to Jigsaw
Jigsaw can be seen in the "Gun Control :the game:" level.
Charlie has a daydream that he is trapped in a room, chained to a chalkboard and taunted by a puppet.
mentioned by Ryan
The Saw film series is the subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Fright-ful Films"
The Origami Killer and the trials he puts the fathers through is the antagonist of the film Saw. Also the characters Charles and Gordi Kramer share the surname of John Kramer from Saw
Jessie buys Tom the film on DVD.
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
mentioned in dialogue
The film was noted as being in the style of this film.
Referenced by name
Billy puppet drawn on blackboard under James Wan's name
The poster of the movie was shown as an example of horror films with blood shed and gore.
asked if movie filmed in studio
Tobin Bell mentions this movie during interview
mentioned among 'torture' movies
Kid is stuck to a chain
Sage says the basement looks like a torture chamber owned by Jigsaw's grandmother.
The people imprisoned in an underground prison by an unknown assailant concept is similar to that of the Saw films.
Vince says the sink in the garage looks like it was used in "Saw".
Carl Elwes movie mentioned and picture shown
mentioned in dialogue
At the Valentine's dance, Abed, Troy, and Mariah discuss the seven "Saw" movies.
Saw Puppet doll can be seen in the background
Nick says "If I woke chained to a bathtub in a bathroom, and one of those guys was in there talking, and all I had to do to leave was saw off my own leg..."
Robert afirms Saw to be a remake
Jenna says the producers of her movie rented "Saw" and watched it
Title is referenced.
"Is there anything he didn't learn from a Bond villain, or Jigsaw?"
Matt Singer says the film makes "Videodrome" look like "Dora the Explorer"
Goti uses this movie as an example of suspension of disbelief
"... as the daughter of Dr. Jigsaw himself."
The grumpy puppet doesn't see a pig puppet pop up behind him, then is seen in a puppet version of the reverse bear-trap from "Saw." The cheerful puppet then confides to the camera "I surgically implanted the key behind his left eye!"
Welshy compares Mick to Jigsaw
"...in an interrogation that would make Jigsaw jealous..."
Film Brain mentions the series as torture porn
Mentioned in dialogue.
Welshy says he likes this series of films
Kyle mentions Saw when talking about Adam's back wound.
"Is that who played Jigsaw's puppet?"
Mentioned in dialogue by Bic
Lionsgate Executive says they'll make 7 movies in 7 years and she will star as the Lady Jigsaw
Williams says he'll do a Saw retrospective next year.
still picture of James Wan, identified as film's director
"It's a Bear, not Jigsaw!"
In footage from a previous Halloween, Dwight is seen dressed up as Billy from the "Saw" franchise.
Beavis and Butt-Head watch it on TV
Castle says to Beckett, "Or what if we're in some psycho's lair and we have to kill each other like in Saw?"
Rachel mmentions the movie Saw when talking about the meat grinder
Bobcat jokes about the time his cat woke him up with its claws on his balls. "It was like waking up in a 'Saw' movie!"
Jay mentions the film
The Snob refers Saw and Hostel as torture porns.
DVD is shown.
Bobby says set of The Burn looks like it could have been the set from Saw.
Dr. Freuhoffer has a doll with the SAW puppet head on it.
Alex and Trevor allude to it.
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and photographs are shown.
Heather mentions the Saw series of movies.
"Who owns this place, Jigsaw?"
movie is referenced
Jigsaw action figure is shown.
Mentioned in dialogue
When Heather enters the carnival and is being chased by Leatherface, Leatherface bumps into a person in a red cape and pig mask who is wielding a chainsaw and scaring the carnival-goers. The pig masked person says "Do you wanna play a game?" This is a reference to the Saw movies and more specifically to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights. Universal has actors dressed similarly with chainsaws chase people around the area where the Saw-themed maze is held. At the end of each night, these same actors do a "chainsaw chase out", where they chase all the guests out to the exit.
credits this movie with creating the torture porn genre
RuPaul tells contestant Martin Cooper to think "more Pinocchio and less the puppet from Saw."
DVD and video case are shown.
"Or, as I like to call it, 'Saw 8'".
The Saw franchise is mentioned by one of the characters in one scene
"When did Junior turn into Jigsaw?"
Referenced in dialog.
Picture of Jigsaw is seen.
A man sawing off his own foot for survival
Mentioned by the narrator
Danny asks Sally, "Who can you live in a house that has a Saw (2004) kill room for a basement?"
Referenced in dialogue
Billy is an unlockable character.
Laura Barns threatens the group with the infamous Jigsaw/Billy The Puppet mantra.
Kuti says the whole place looks like the set of "Saw"
Ryan mentions film by name.
The films are mentioned.
"Okay, there's playful violence...and then there's Saw."
"It's the tenth anniversary of Saw."
"So then the opening logos come up, and they have sound effects that wouldn't be out of place in a Saw film!'
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing The Pyramid (2014)
A Saw-inspired Sue Sylvester doll is used
Mentioned in dialogue.
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Mentioned in dialogue
A character mentions this film series.
This film is a clue to a sequence in the sequences round.
The Psycho taunts several characters in two different scenes over loudspeakers and invites them to play "games."
Mentioned by narrator
Mike compares Passion of the Christ to this movie
Mike compares the Human Centipede films to the Saw films
movie is discussed
"...and sound effects from a Saw movie."
"What are you? Jigsaw?"
A Jigsaw video introdues the main challenge and Tobin Bell.
The "Escape the Room" task is very reminiscent of the film.
"Blink twice if Jigsaw is making you do this."
Charlie has a framed picture of the Jigsaw doll on his shelf.
Mentioned by narrator
A challenge is named "Let The Game Begin".
Name of movie is shown in graphic
Mentioned by Shopaholic Nicol.
Parody of the movie.
Lena says she likes this movie.
Patrick mentions the film when talking about Kevin.
"...that look like they come from Jigsaw's traps."
"The more the Saw movies went on, the more Jigsaw's rules got really stupid."
"Claire would later grow up to be Jigsaw."
The film takes place in the same universe.
Film if discussed
"Jigsaw's booby traps..."
Mentioned by James McAvoy
Sophia, Annie and Shane talk about the movies.
When Kalkofe asked Rütten why he is watching kids movies he said that it was for his daughters, while he himself was watching "Saw" or "The Evil Dead"
The Jigsaw puppet traps our heroes.
"Even if the twist was that Michael was raised by a family of Jigsaw killers"
Film is discussed as a disliked horror film.
Clips shown for the review.
Tiffany disembowles Redman, like Amanda from Saw disemboweled a man.
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Clips are shown.
Billy the puppet can be seen on the computer screen that Yami looks at while entering the room. Also, the Saw theme music is heard in the background.
Leigh Whannell mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Carl watches and comments on the scene where one of the characters cuts his foot off.
Footage of this movie is shown.
Shown on Neil's TV
This episode reviews the film
Clip is shown
Eli Roth mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
a clip is shown as Christy explains why she walked out of a screening of the film
movie is reviewed and talked about in great detail
movie is reviewed
Welshy brings up a few additional points about this movie
recaps the film's main story
Turner and Artie watch this movie.
Takes #7 on list on movies that People want Erod to talk about
Thomas compares Wonka to Jigsaw
Watched on TV
This series takes #11
Film trailer used
Footage is shown
Dr. Phil and Shaq are among some of the people trapped by the villain.
The security camera scene where Peter checks on Meg.
The whole show is done in the style of Saw, with parodies of the death traps used in the first two films.
It's about 4 guys in a garage like making fun of that movie
Frylock has a head trap, and is taunted by a puppet on a video feed
Jigsaw captures the kids of Bayside High, who prove more than willing to torture Screech
Jack in the elevator saying one out of the nine must die is a spoof of Saw
This title is turkish adaptation and parody of "Saw". Two men awakes in a room with the chains by their legs...
Spoofs plot in segment "Samantha Fox y Sabrina Salerno presentan Muchachada Nui"
Homer is shackled to a pipe in a dingy room and is taunted by a disembodied voice.
Goes to see a movie called "Leaf Blower IV" and goes into a discussion of the "Leaf Blower" series.
Ross stars in a spoof of the film
"Sever V" is a parody of this film series
Alternate Ending parody
The plot to the "Cinderhella" movie
The way Danny Darrow plans his vengeance against the original Mystery Incorporated, by booby-trapping the whole Darrow Manor is modeled after the M.O. of the character John Kramer aka. Jigsaw from the SAW franchise.
Elements of the plot are spoofed such as The Nerd being forced into a Jigsaw like scenario
Rallo talks to the camera dressed as Jigsaw
Parodied in Vine
The film is a satire on found footage movies
"We love this movie franchise"
Frank as Jigsaw chains up the gang downstairs
"The Termite" and "Maestrowave" characters seen in a dingy bathroom in cutscenes throughout the episodes is a spoof of a central scene in the film Saw.
Parody on the movie.
Distorted voice calls Madea and asks "Do you want to play a game?"
Parody short film
There is one scene where Timmy and Chloe are in a room and Vicky, resembling the evil puppet, gives the a torture-themed challenge.