Lions Gate Films' Shocker 'SAW' Has Scare Enthusiasts Salivating With Anticipation for the Only New Horror Film Set to Open on Halloween Weekend!!!
'SAW' Has Genre Fans in a Frenzy as the Must-See Fright Fest of Halloween 2004!!! WHO: Lions Gate Films WHAT: The release of SAW, The Ultimate Halloween event movie WHEN: Opens Nationwide on Friday, October 29, 2004 * "SAW" the terrifying new film starring Cary Elwes, Danny Glover and Monica Potter, is set to open on Friday, Oct. 29th, nationwide on over 2,500 screens, and fans everywhere are eagerly awaiting the debut of the Ultimate Halloween Event. * SAW is a psychological thriller focusing on two men who wake up in a secure lair of a serial killer, with a dead body lying between them. The killer -- nicknamed "Jigsaw," leaves them tape recorded messages with details of how to make it out alive ... the only way for one man to make it out alive is to do the unthinkable ... The two men desperately try to find a way out, while also trying to figure out who's behind their kidnapping. * Directed by 27-year-old James Wan and written by 27-year-old co-star Leigh Whannell, "SAW" has already proven itself at the UK box-office, where it opened as the #2 film earlier this month, and had the highest per-screen average of any film in the top ten for two weeks in a row. SAW has already out grossed "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Dawn of the Dead" with a cumulative box office gross to date of over 10 Million US Dollars.
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PRNewswire -- Oct. 25
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