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All Saw Movies, Ranked Best to Worst  

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A list of the Best Saw Movies. Are you a fan of the Saw movies? Are you curious to see which Saw movies are ranked the highest? Browse through our list of the best Saw movies to see which ones are considered the best by voters just like you. Ranked in order of the most popular Saw movie to the least popular, you can see which ones were not considered as good as the others. If you don’t agree with the rankings, you can vote for your personal favorite Saw movie to get it placed higher on the list.

Even among movie series, there are usually a few that are better than the others. It is the same with the Saw movies, with some of them being more scary and well-made than the others. If you are hoping to make a marathon night of Saw movies, choose the ones at the top of the list for your marathon and ensure a great, terror-filled evening, just in time for Halloween.

So pull up your favorite chair, get some bowls of your favorite Halloween candy and a favorite beverage, and prepare yourself for a night of scares with only the best Saw movies to watch. Or, you can watch the entire series and decide for yourself which Saw movies are the best, then come back and place your vote!

Saw is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Saw Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
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Worldwide gross: $103,096,345

Rotten Tomatoes score: 49%

Saw is a 2004 horror film written by Leigh Whannell and directed by James Wan, in Wan's directorial debut. In the film, Adam (Whannell) and Lawrence (Cary Elwes) awaken chained in a large dilapidated bathroom. Between them is a corpse holding a revolver and a tape recorder. Tapes in their pockets urge Adam to escape the room, but instruct Lawrence to take down Adam by 6:00, or his wife and daughter will be taken out and he will be left to die. ...more on Wikipedia

Released: 2004

Actors: Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Michael Emerson, + more

Directed by: James Wan

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Saw II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Saw Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
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Worldwide gross: $147,748,505

Rotten Tomatoes score: 37%

Saw II is a 2005 Canadian-American horror film, a sequel to 2004's Saw and the second installment in the seven-part Saw franchise, directed and co-written by Darren Lynn Bousman. Co-written with series creator Leigh Whannell, it stars Donnie Wahlberg, Franky G, Dina Meyer, Erik Knudsen, Shawnee Smith, and Tobin Bell. The film features Jigsaw being apprehended by the police, but trapping the arresting officer in one of his own games while showing another "game" of eight people — including the officer's son — in progress on TV monitors at another location. It also explores some of Jigsaw's backstory, providing a partial explanation of his reason for becoming Jigsaw. After the financial success ...more on Wikipedia

Released: 2005

Actors: Emmanuelle Vaugier, Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg, Beverley Mitchell, + more

Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman

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Saw III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Saw Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
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Worldwide gross: $164,874,275

Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%

Saw III is a 2006 Canadian-American horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman from a screenplay by Leigh Whannell and story by James Wan and Whannell. Wan and Whannell directed and wrote Saw and Bousman wrote and directed Saw II. It is the third installment in the seven-part Saw franchise and stars Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, Angus Macfadyen, Bahar Soomekh, and Dina Meyer. Saw III marks the first appearances of Costas Mandylor and Betsy Russell, albeit minor roles; they would later become major characters in the series. ...more on Wikipedia

Released: 2006

Actors: Shawnee Smith, Dina Meyer, Donnie Wahlberg, Betsy Russell, Tobin Bell, + more

Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman

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Saw VI is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Saw Movies, Ranked Best to Worst
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Worldwide gross: $68,233,629

Rotten Tomatoes score: 39%

Saw VI is a 2009 Canadian-American horror film directed by Kevin Greutert from a screenplay written by Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan. It is the sixth installment in the seven–part Saw franchise and stars Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Mark Rolston, Peter Outerbridge, and Shawnee Smith. It was produced by Mark Burg and Oren Koules of Twisted Pictures and distributed by Lionsgate. Saw VI concludes the second trilogy of the series that focused on the posthumous effects of the Jigsaw Killer and the progression of his successor, Mark Hoffman. In this film, Hoffman sets a series of traps for an insurance executive, William Easton, and his employees. Meanwhile the FBI trails Peter ...more on Wikipedia

Released: 2009

Actors: Shawnee Smith, Betsy Russell, Tobin Bell, Bahar Soomekh, Devon Bostick, + more

Directed by: Kevin Greutert

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