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The Collector -- 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.
The Collector -- 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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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Patrick Melton (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
31 July 2009 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He always takes one
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
William Prael ... Larry Wharton

Diane Ayala Goldner ... Gena Wharton

Juan Fernández ... The Collector

Josh Stewart ... Arkin

Michael Reilly Burke ... Michael Chase

Andrea Roth ... Victoria Chase

Karley Scott Collins ... Hannah Chase

Madeline Zima ... Jill Chase

Haley Pullos ... Cindy (as Haley Alexis Pullos)

Daniella Alonso ... Lisa

Patrick Rizzotti ... 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

Robert Wisdom ... Roy
Joe Conger ... Roy's Enforcer

Alex Feldman ... Chad
Michael Showers ... Deputy Sheriff

Todd Haberkorn ... Police Officer
Tom Gulager ... Officer Gulager
Brett Forbes ... Officer Hoss Wiggins
Lee Cole ... Veteran Officer

Hiro Koda ... Medic Koda

Jabari Thomas ... Medic #2

Jackson Beals ... Young Deputy
David Landsness ... Officer Landsness
Jennifer Monroe ... Officer Hilton (as Jennifer Hilton)

Gregory Alan Williams ... Sheriff (as Greg Allan Williams)
Robyn Noble ... Young Officer
Tommy K. ... Cat (as The Elusive Tommy K)
Aero ... The Collector's Dog (as Aero the Dog)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jon Dainty ... Strip Club Patron (uncredited)
Eric Kelly McFarland ... Firefighter (uncredited)

William Morse ... Stabbed Man (uncredited)
David Pitt ... Barman (uncredited)
Philip Poth ... Foreman (uncredited)
Colvin Roberson ... Roy's Driver / Bodyguard (uncredited)
John Snell ... Yard Worker (uncredited)

Directed by
Marcus Dunstan 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Patrick Melton (screenplay) &
Marcus Dunstan (screenplay)

Patrick Melton (earlier screenplay) &
Marcus Dunstan (earlier screenplay)

Produced by
Courtney Balaker .... co-producer (as Courtney Moorehead Balaker)
Tighe Michael Curran .... associate producer (as Tighe Curran)
Charles Davidson .... executive producer
Shanon Davis .... associate producer
Bonnie Forbes .... associate producer
Brett Forbes .... producer
Sean Gowrie .... line producer: additional photography
Michael Gozzard .... co-producer
Mickey Liddell .... executive producer
Mike Liddell .... executive producer
Christopher Lockhart .... co-producer
Jennifer Monroe .... executive producer (as Jennifer Hilton)
Vince Palomino .... line producer: additional photography
Julie Richardson .... producer
Patrick Rizzotti .... producer
Ron Cosmo Vecchiarelli .... line producer (as Ronald Cosmo Vecchiarelli)
Ben Weiss .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Jerome Dillon 
 
Cinematography by
Brandon Cox 
 
Film Editing by
Alex Luna 
James Mastracco 
Howard E. Smith 
 
Casting by
Monika Mikkelsen 
 
Production Design by
Ermanno Di Febo-Orsini 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Barton 
 
Set Decoration by
Marina Starec 
 
Costume Design by
Ashlyn Angel 
 
Makeup Department
Brian Blair .... makeup effects
Michael Davis .... key hair stylist
Jeff L. Deist .... makeup effects mold designer
Nicole Gaudin .... key hair stylist: B unit
Jamie Grove .... makeup effects painter
Snowy Highfield .... makeup effects crew
Stephen Imhoff .... additional makeup artist: additional photography
Emma Jacobs .... makeup artist
Emma Jacobs .... special makeup effects artist (as Emma 'Blood Girl' Jacobs)
Ralis Kahn .... makeup department head
Adrienne Lynn .... hair stylist: additional photography
Adrienne Lynn .... makeup artist: additional photography
Mike J. Regan .... senior makeup effects artist
Lauren Thomas .... key makeup artist: B unit
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... special makeup effects designer
Claire Jane Vranian .... special makeup effects administrator
 
Production Management
Korey Budd .... production manager: additional photography
Sean Gowrie .... production supervisor
Ron Cosmo Vecchiarelli .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Danny 'Dano' Anderson .... second second assistant director
Trent Dempsey .... first assistant director: re-shoots
Alisa Fredericks .... first assistant director
Tom Gulager .... second unit director
Bri Hervey .... second assistant director
Heather Holty .... second second assistant director: re-shoots
Josh LeBlanc .... first assistant director: re-shoots (as Joshua LeBlanc)
Ben Ledoux .... second assistant director
Julia Lennon .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Adam Askew .... storyboard artist
Jason lee Bartley .... on-set dresser
Bethany Barton .... lead painter (as Bethany Hogan)
Kent Jude Bernard .... storyboard artist
Bonnie Betancourt .... property master (as Bonnie Temple)
Stephen Borasch .... storyboard artist
Raphael Di Febo .... production assistant
Will E. Drummond .... set dresser
Jem Elsner .... art department assistant
J. Zoe Frasure .... storyboard artist
Robert W. Gaines .... art department assistant
Mike Herriage .... carpenter
Jarrette Moats .... art department coordinator
 
Sound Department
Steven Avila .... sound designer
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Kelly Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Nethaniel Caserta .... sound mixer
Gary Day .... sound mixer
Adam De Coster .... foley artist
Caleb Easter .... sound editor
Todd Grace .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Hovland .... commentary mixer
Steven Huerstel .... boom operator
Steve Hunt .... boom operator
Peter D. Lago .... supervising sound effects editor
Tim LeBlanc .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael Lengies .... sound mixer
Sean Madsen .... assistant sound editor
Greg Mauer .... foley mixer
Antonio Moncada .... boom operator
Irene Montero .... foley editor
Alexander Pugh .... sound designer
Alexander Pugh .... sound effects editor
Mark A. Rozett .... sound re-recording mixer
Jason Shaffer .... sound effects editor
Bryon Speller .... dialogue editor
Steven Utt .... sound engineer
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Whitver .... adr mixer
Brian S.M. Wroth .... adr editor
Brian S.M. Wroth .... dialogue editor
Brian S.M. Wroth .... dialogue supervisor
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Frank Ceglia .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Dan Cregan .... compositor
Katie Dillman .... visual effects assistant: additional photography
Alex Friderici .... visual effects
Nick Greenlee .... animation director
Dorien Gunnels .... lighting technical director
Sadie D. Johnson .... digital intermediate assistant producer
David Karlak .... visual effects supervisor
Matthew Kiefer .... lead lighter
Chris Longo .... visual effects producer
Tony Magaletta .... first assistant cameraman: "A" camera, miniatures
Damian McDonnell .... digital colourist
Andrew E. Tilles .... compositor
 
Stunts
Trace Cheramie .... stunt rigger
Norm Garner .... stunt coordinator: Dog
Adam Hart .... stunt double
Hiro Koda .... stunt coordinator
Cassandra McCormick .... stunt double: Madeline Zima
Buddy Sosthand .... stunt performer
Steve Upton .... stunt rigging coordinator
David Wald .... stunt double: Josh Stewart
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rob Acox .... key grip: second unit
Matt Ardine .... gaffer: second unit
Tiffany Aug .... first assistant camera: second unit
Jayson S. Coddington .... lighting technician
John Gregory Edwards .... lighting technician
Halle Fischer .... film loader
Halle Fischer .... second assistant camera: additional photography
Lewis Fowler .... first assistant camera
Stan Hoyt .... lamp operator
Stan Hoyt .... lighting technician
Stan Hoyt .... lighting
Tom Jordan .... first assistant camera
Benjamin Kilmer .... best boy
Alexandre Lehmann .... director of photography: second unit
George Maxwell .... chief lighting technician
BJ McDonnell .... Steadicam operator
BJ McDonnell .... camera operator
BJ McDonnell .... camera operator: "a" camera
Robyn Noble .... second assistant camera
Vince Palomino .... key grip
Ahmad Powell .... grip (as Ahmad Big Thirsty Powell)
Anthony Schrader .... grip
Taylor Evan Sparks .... assistant chief lighting technician
Gerard Martin .... additional first assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Andrei Constantinescu .... extras casting coordinator
Ryan Glorioso .... casting
Gene Vassilaros .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nyima Johnston .... costume supervisor
Melissa Reed .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Scott Cross .... colorist: dailies (as Scotty Cross)
Valance Eisleben .... digital intermediate editor
Sara Hanson .... editorial assistant
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Philip Mangano .... assistant editor
Carrie Oliver .... digital intermediate conformist
Mike Sowa .... digital intermediate color timer
Michael Spirytus .... first assistant editor
 
Music Department
Patric Caird .... composer: additional music
Tricia Holloway .... music supervisor
Tricia Holloway .... soundtrack album producer
Mark Nolan .... music editor
Mark Nolan .... score engineer
Mark Nolan .... score programmer
Irl Sanders .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Dale Combs .... driver: hair/makeup truck
Gerald Hardy .... transportation captain
Janet Perrotti .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Aaron Askew .... first assistant accountant
Korey Budd .... location manager
Jennifer M. Byrne .... post-production accountant
David Danberg .... catering/craft service: re-shoots
Raphael Di Febo .... art department assistant
Lisa Gullo .... set production assistant
Paul Huber .... key set production assistant
Chase Hudson .... production accountant: additional production
Holly Jordan .... office production assistant
David Karlak .... assistant to the director (as David 'Changeling' Karlak)
Courtney Mayfield .... production assistant
Krystal Mayo .... stand-in
Kevin Muller .... production secretary
Rebecca Newman .... stand-in
Kristina Perez .... script supervisor
Joshua Smith .... production coordinator
Michelle Tonjes .... photo double (as Michelle Lott)
Susana Torres .... set production assistant
Scott Willmann .... production accountant
Derek Wayne Johnson .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Thanks
C. Robert Cargill .... special thanks
Charlie Clouser .... thanks
Jake Kozarec .... special thanks
Rob Mancini .... special thanks
Bob Weinstein .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for pervasive sadistic bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
90 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:R (Manitoba) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | Germany:18 (cut) | Ireland:18 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Peru:18 | Singapore:R21 | South Korea:18 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #45306)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The writers intended the movie to be a Saw prequel, but the idea was declined.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the ambulance, when the collector is cutting the hero out of his restraints, the hero has shoes on when he should be barefoot.See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited into The Collection (2012/II)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Feel You (Throb Mix)See more »

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46 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
Not Afraid To Be Horror, 8 July 2010
Author: t-g-orrell from Indiana

I've read reviews off and on that dog this movie. I wonder sometimes if the people that dislike this movie so much, dislike the horror genre. If I were to rate a musical, I would probably give it a low score myself.

This movie is not perfect, but because the horror in it is done well enough, it is worthwhile to suspend some disbelief to go along with the ride. This isn't a PG-13 teen scare. People tote the term "torture-porn" I think because the killing is done is such an unapologetic, organized fashion. Every kill is planned and gruesome. In the horror genre, what actually is wrong with that?

While Rob Zombie and others are destroying monsters (Zombie basically killed the icon of Michael Myers) by humanizing them too much, it is refreshing to have a new killer killing for killing-sake. Isn't that worth a ride (assuming you are into horror)?

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