Saw is one of the longest-running slasher horror film franchises. With the release of its tenth film titled Saw X in September 2023, the Saw film series has been running for over 19 years. Starring Tobin Bell in the lead role of the Jigsaw killer, the Saw films were popular because of their inventive traps to kill people and also the twists and turns films took at the final minute. So, if you love the Saw film franchise here are some similar movies you could watch next.
Hostel (Hulu Add-On & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Presented by Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill, Vol. 1 & 2) and directed by Eli Roth (Cabin Fever), Hostel is a shocking and relentless film in the tradition of Saw about two American backpackers (Jay Hernandez, Friday Night Lights and Derek Richardson, Dumb and Dumberer) in Europe who find themselves lured in as victims of a murder-for-profit business. Paxton and Josh, two college friends, are lured by a fellow traveler to what’s described as a nirvana for American backpackers — a particular hostel in an out-of-the-way Slovakian town stocked with Eastern European women as desperate as they are gorgeous. The two friends arrive and soon easily pair off with exotic beauties Natalya and Svetlana. In fact, too easily… Initially distracted by the good time they’re having, the two Americans quickly find themselves trapped in an increasingly sinister situation that they will discover is as wide and as deep as the darkest, sickest recess of human nature itself — if they survive.
Would You Rather (Hulu, AMC+ & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: What would you do if a millionaire offered you a chance to solve all your life’s problems? After the tragic death of her parents, Iris (Brittany Snow) is desperate to make ends meet while caring for her terminally ill younger brother. Shepard Lambrick (Jeffrey Combs), a seemingly philanthropic aristocrat, expresses an interest in helping them. He invites her to an exclusive dinner party that offers the chance at untold riches. When she arrives she finds herself in a group of similarly desperate individuals from the gruff middle aged Conway (John Heard) to the dark loner Amy (Sasha Grey). They soon find themselves trapped in Lambrick’s mansion and forced to play a sadistic game of Would You Rather, where only the winner will get out alive. As the game progress Iris must decide how far she will go to save her brother… and herself. WOULD YOU RATHER is an edge of your seat horror thriller with an ensemble cast that also features Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Eddie Steeples and Charlie Hofheimer.
Ready or Not (Hulu Add-On & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: “Ready or Not” follows a young bride (Samara Weaving) as she joins her new husband’s (Mark O’Brien) rich, eccentric family (Adam Brody, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell) in a time-honored tradition that turns into a lethal game with everyone fighting for their survival.
Seven (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Gluttony. Greed. Sloth. Wrath. Pride. Lust. Envy. Two cops (Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman) track a brilliant and elusive killer who orchestrates a string of horrific murders, each kill targeting a practitioner of one of the Seven Deadly Sins. Gwyneth Paltrow also stars in this acclaimed thriller set in a dour, drizzly city sick with pain and blight. Director David Fincher guides the action — physical, mental and spiritual — with a sure understanding of what terrifies us, right up to a stunning denouement that will rip the scar tissue off the most hardened soul. Nominated for an Oscar for “Best Editing.”
The Belko Experiment (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Welcome to Belko Industries, a normally calm workplace that’s about to devolve into a blood-soaked battle royale and a shocking case study of bone-crunching horror! When 80 Americans are suddenly locked in their office building in Bogotá, a mysterious voice on the intercom orders them to participate in a ruthless game of kill or be killed. As the terror escalates, so does the body count. Now everyone is a competitor…and everyday objects become deadly weapons. Let the corporate carnage begin!
I Spit on Your Grave (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Jennifer (Sarah Butler), a writer, rents an isolated cabin in the country so she can work on her latest novel. The peace and quiet is soon shattered by a gang of local thugs who rape and torture her, then leave her for dead. But she returns for vengeance, trapping the men one by one. Jennifer inflicts pain on her attackers with a ferocity that surpasses her own ordeal.
Cube (Prime Video Add-On, Pluto TV & Tubi)
Synopsis: A student, an ex-con, an engineer, a social worker, a cop and a mentally handicapped person are caught like rats in a trap in a maze of interlocking cubes with no apparent way out. They’re clueless as to how they got there or why they were chosen. Food or water is nowhere to be found, and upon further investigation, the six discover some of the rooms are booby-trapped with destructive devices.
Vacancy (Tubi & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: A suspenseful, classic thriller, in the tradition of Alfred Hitchcock, starring Luke Wilson and Kate Beckinsale, that will keep you on the edge of your seat and your heart pounding! A married couple on the brink of divorce is forced to stay at a roadside motel when their car breaks down. Inside their room, the couple finds a stack of snuff films which were filmed in the very room they’re staying in. They quickly discover that their room is rigged with cameras, and if they don’t escape, they’ll end up the next victims on tape.
Escape Room (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: An intriguing invitation brings six strangers together. Initially, they think they have gathered for a highly immersive escape room, but they soon make the sickening discovery that they are pawns in a sadistic game of life and death. Together, they move from one terrifying scenario to the next as they find clues and solve puzzles. But the players soon learn that exposing their darkest secrets may hold the key to survive.
The Collector (Prime Video, Pluto TV & Tubi)
Synopsis: The Collector follows the story of handyman and ex-con Arkin, who aims to repay a debt to his ex-wife by robbing his new employer’s country home. Unfortunately for Arkin, a far worse enemy has already laid claim to the property – and the family. As the seconds tick down to midnight, Arkin becomes a reluctant hero trapped by a masked “Collector” in a maze of lethal invention – the Spanish Inquisition as imagined by Rube Goldberg – while trying to rescue the very family he came to rob.
Final Destination (Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Horror tale with a twist, Final Destination tells the story of teenager with strange premonitions about death and the mysterious accidental deaths that follow his life. Directed by X-Files veteran James Wong.
Cheap Thrills (Prime Video & Peacock)
Synopsis: CHEAP THRILLS follows Craig (Pat Healy, COMPLIANCE), a struggling family man who loses his low-wage job and is threatened with eviction. In an effort to delay facing the music at home, he heads to a local bar and encounters an old friend (Ethan Embry, EMPIRE RECORDS). The two friends are roped into a round of drinks by a charismatic and obscenely wealthy stranger (David Koechner, ANCHORMAN 2) along with his mysterious wife (Sara Paxton, THE INNKEEPERS). The couple engages the two friends in a series of innocent dares in exchange for money over the course of the evening, with each challenge upping the ante in both reward and boundaries. It seems like easy and much needed money, but the couple’s twisted sense of humor pushes just how far Craig and his friend are willing to go for money and cheap thrills.
Don’t Breathe (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: From the twisted minds behind EVIL DEAD comes a new terrifying experience. Three young thieves (Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto) fight for their lives after breaking into the home of a blind man (Stephen Lang) who has a dark side.