Metascore
30

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 12
  2. Negative: 5 out of 12
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  1. Reviewed by: Mike Hale
    60
    Warm feelings are inspired by the reappearance of old friends, even those who had their faces ripped off or their intestines ejected several films ago.
  2. Reviewed by: Stina Chyn
    60
    Conveys a much louder political message and the implementation of violence reflects as much.
  3. There’s still too much flashback material here about apprentices and evil cops. But if you’ve ever raged at nameless, insensitive service people, you won’t mind seeing them strapped into a rotating turret, the shotgun cocking.
  4. It might well be time for a creative rebooting; the freshness, if not the viscera, has begun to strongly diminish.
  5. 42
    Because Saw does nothing to alter the look, tone, and engineered gimmickry from one movie to the next, it keeps going deeper into backstory and character arcs than horror series past, as if this ugly, cheap-looking schlock were somehow "The Lord Of The Rings."
  6. Reviewed by: Rob Nelson
    40
    A film so frighteningly familiar it could well be called "Saw It Already."
User Score
6.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 195 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 42 out of 63
  2. Negative: 11 out of 63
  1. Sep 21, 2011
    5
    I expected "Saw 6" as my final Saw movie. Turns out the movie is better than its prequel; it has the theme of blood, gore, horror, aI expected "Saw 6" as my final Saw movie. Turns out the movie is better than its prequel; it has the theme of blood, gore, horror, a appropriate (but still Cliched) plot twist, and redemption. Bravo Mr. Greutert! Full Review »
  2. Nov 21, 2010
    6
    A definite improvement over the last, Saw VI equalizes gore and heart, and although I feel horribly disgusted with myself after the creditsA definite improvement over the last, Saw VI equalizes gore and heart, and although I feel horribly disgusted with myself after the credits roll, my 90 minutes were thoroughly and persistently entertained. Full Review »
  3. DustinM
    Mar 25, 2010
    10
    This is an amazing film. While they are dragging the series on, this is a great movie. It answers a lot of questions from previous This is an amazing film. While they are dragging the series on, this is a great movie. It answers a lot of questions from previous installments as well as an amazing storyline that takes a stab at the failing healthcare system. Full Review »