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.
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
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
The Collector urban legend is really a catch-all legend for creepy hermetic neighbors that may be doing something horrifying inside their dungeon-like basements. The most common "Collector" legend is the neighbor who collects human body parts and proudly displays them in mason jars. In Russia, the Collector urban legend has a bright future because it played out in real life. Its new mascot is local Russian historian Anatoly Moskvin, who stole corpses from cemeteries in dozens of towns east of Moscow. According to police, he dug up at least 29 corpses and made dolls out of them-life-sized faceless female dolls with platinum blond wigs. See more »
When Arkin tries to release Larry from the box we see that his feet have been pinned and he is chained. When "The Collector" picks Larry up after the electrocution we can see that Larry's feet are clean with no wound marks. See more »
[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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Special No Thanks - The guy who tried to blow up Joe's bar and whoever stole Karlak's watch See more »
The collector is a typically frustrating horror film, focusing on needless gore and creating character deaths from character stupidity rather than ingenuity. It plays with ideas that break the flow, and has characters play out scenes unrealistically and predictably. The collector has a plot in disarray, trying to complete a few interwoven plot details that are clumsily put together. It has an atmosphere that promises potential suspense, but constantly plays out the wrong way when the right way seems a single action away. Being Marcus Dunstan's debut film, and seeing his filmography since, it is no wonder it is so poorly created. In it silliness, it is a bore and an effort to watch.
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