Hard Stats ' High School Musical 3: Senior Year' Running time of 112 minutes with a G rating. 'Saw V' Running time of 92 minutes with an R rating. WINNER: This one is kind of a tie. While shorter is usually better, 92 minutes of bone-crunching, artery-slicing torturing and screaming feels more like three hours. On the other hand, HSM3s G rating ensures that everything that happens to these teenagers will never rise above the level of sweet vanilla. So a short unpleasant jolt or a longer drive into boredom? Ive always been a rip the Band-Aid off kind of guy, so Saw V wins this round.
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