Spiral (aka Spiral: From the Book of Saw) is a 2021 American horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. It was released in theaters in the United States on May 14, 2021 after being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the ninth installment in the Saw film series. One particularly graphic scene resulting in an NC-17 rating multiple times was cut from the theatrical release.

International Censorship[edit | edit source]

  • According to director Darren Lynn Bousman, a trap containing someone getting their face cut off had to be cut from the film in order for it to receive an R rating from the MPA; previous attempts resulted in a rating of NC-17. Screen Rant said that the film received an NC-17 rating eleven times before an R-rated cut was approved.

Where to find it uncensored[edit | edit source]

Presently there is no uncensored version available.

Due to its graphic violent content, Spiral was rated R 18+ in Australia, 16+ in Quebec (Canada), M/18 in Portugal, R21 in Singapore, and 18 in the United Kingdom.

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