Saw III was released on October 27, 2006, and was a financial success, opening to $33. 6 million and grossing $80. 2 million in the United States and Canada. It is the highest-grossing film of the series in the international market with $84. 6 million and the highest-grossing film in the series overall with $164. 8 million worldwide. It received mixed to negative reviews from critics. Bell was nominated for "Best Villain" at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards and the film received nominations for a Saturn Award as "Best Horror Film". The film was released to DVD and Blu-ray on January 23, 2007, and topped the charts selling 2. 5 million units in its first week.