Leigh Whannell

Biography: At the age of four, Leigh had already developed an obsession with telling stories. At the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's prestigious Media Arts course, where he met fellow filmmaker James Wan. In his second year of college, he played the role of 'film guy' on a Saturday morning TV called Recovery. After graduating from college, Leigh became 'host' or 'presenter' on Australian TV, while making some plans with James Wan to finally fulfill his dream of making a film. One night he called James Wan and said he wanted to make a film and they would have to pay for it themselves. Saw was born.

Leigh Whannell's Scores

Average career score: 42
Highest Metascore: 66 Upgrade
Lowest Metascore: 20 Saw V
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 18
  2. Negative: 8 out of 18
18 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 Upgrade Jun 1, 2018 Director / Executive Producer / Writer / Written By 7.8
49 Insidious: The Last Key Jan 5, 2018 Executive Producer / Producer / Writer / Based On Characters Created By / Written By / Specs / Specs 5.3
39 Jigsaw Oct 27, 2017 Executive Producer / Writer / Creator 6.0
37 The Bye Bye Man Jan 13, 2017 Larry 3.3
49 Cooties Sep 18, 2015 Executive Producer / Writer / Story / Written By / Doug 6.5
52 Insidious: Chapter 3 Jun 5, 2015 Director / Writer / Characters / Written By / Specs / Specs 6.6
57 The Mule Nov 21, 2014 Executive Producer / Writer / Written By / Gavin / Gavin Ellis 4.4
40 Insidious: Chapter 2 Sep 13, 2013 Writer / Characters / Characters Created By / Screenplay / Story / Specks / Specs / Specs 6.7
52 Insidious Apr 1, 2011 Written By 7.3
24 Saw 3D Oct 29, 2010 Executive Producer 5.4
30 Saw VI Oct 23, 2009 Executive Producer 6.3
20 Saw V Oct 24, 2008 Executive Producer / Executive Producer 6.1
36 Saw IV Oct 26, 2007 Executive Producer 6.0
36 Death Sentence Aug 31, 2007 Spink / Spink tbd
34 Dead Silence Mar 16, 2007 Screenplay / Story 6.4
48 Saw III Oct 27, 2006 Executive Producer / Executive Producer / Screenplay / Screenplay / Story / Story / Adam / Adam tbd
40 Saw II Oct 28, 2005 Executive Producer / Executive Producer / Written By / Written By 7.4
46 Saw Oct 29, 2004 Story / Written By / Adam Faulkner-Stanheight 8.1