- 1 hr 31 min
Saw IV is continued sequel of the Jigsaw Killer, who is intent on educating people of the importance of their lives. He achieves this by kidnapping them and putting them through “tests” in which they can kill or be killed. In this film several unsuspecting people are kidnapped and forced to fight for their life by choosing between their life and someone else’s. The main plot Saw IV is focused Lt. Daniel Rigg as he is forced to understand the value of saving a life. Throughout the movie, Riggs is given tests of whether to save someone or allow them to die. The people in his tests are not law abiding citizens and include a woman trying to kill him, a serial rapist, an abusive husband and his wife. The difficulty of these tests is that he cannot save all of them, despite it being his job to save everyone, and must decide the importance of each life in his tests. While that is occurring, two other men, Eric Matthews and Mark Hoffman, awaken to their own tests. They are balancing on a seesaw on top of a block of ice. One is held by a chain around his neck and the other has electrodes on his feet. If the ice melts too much, one will be hung and the other electrocuted. All of this is being watched over by a man, Art Blank, who has previously survived one of Jigsaw’s tests. Throughout the main two tests, there are also other situations that the audience will see unfolding. Saw IV includes an intricate plot that will not allow for the film to predictable. The design of this film allows for all the characters to be connected in some way. Although the tests often resulted in the death in another person, the characters often tend to find the importance of their lives.