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The Collector (2009)

R | | Horror | 31 July 2009 (USA)
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Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Prael ...
Larry Wharton
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Gena Wharton
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Cindy (as Haley Alexis Pullos)
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Bowling Ball Cleaner
Jayme Suzonne Riser ...
Bar Dancer
Krystal Mayo ...
Bar Dancer (as Krystal Dawn Mayo)
Michele Diane Pate ...
Bar Dancer
Nicole Antranette Fisher ...
Bar Dancer
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Storyline

When the Chase family moves to an isolated house in the middle of nowhere in Detroit, Arkin is hired to fix the windows and the doors. Later he meets his daughter and his wife that has a debt with dangerous sharks and needs money, but his week payment is not enough to pay her debts. Arkin plots to heist the safe of Michael Chase during the night to raise the necessary money. However, when he arrives in the house, he finds that a sadistic criminal has imprisoned the family and planted traps everywhere. Arkin seeks a way out of the deadly house to save his life. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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He always takes one

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive sadistic bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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31 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Midnight Man  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,576,296 (USA) (31 July 2009)

Gross:

$7,706,394 (USA) (18 September 2009)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The writers intended the movie to be a Saw prequel, but the idea was declined. See more »

Goofs

When Arkin and Hannah retreat to the room with the fish tank, the door is hinged to swing inward. The door the killer bangs on is hinged to swing out towards the hallway. When the door breaks open, it swings inward again. See more »

Quotes

Arkin: [when the woman he tried to save is tortured] Why didn't you listen to me? I told you to stay with me!
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Followed by The Collection (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I Feel You (Throb Mix)
Written by Martin Gore
Performed by Depeche Mode
Courtesy of Sire Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Crap
18 May 2015 | by (Cardiff, UK) – See all my reviews

Crap Story, Crap Editing, Crap Acting - It is NOT a 6+ rated movie - In all reality it is about a 5.2 (I give it a 3 myself) Very Sci-Fy channel if you know what I mean. It's basically a Saw rip off, lots of gore based around a silly storyline and that's about it - if you have nothing else to watch then its OK but don't expect anything new here. It seems to be an issue with IMDb right now - in the past a 6.2 movie was OK, now a 6.2 is way over rated (don't get me started on over rated movies please - bloody Batman scores how much? Good movie but not that good)

It was good to see Shooter McGavin though!


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