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The Collection (II) (2012)

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A man who escapes from the vicious grips of the serial killer known as "The Collector" is blackmailed to rescue an innocent girl from the killer's booby-trapped warehouse.

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Storyline

Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the hospital by mercenaries hired by Elena's wealthy father. Arkin is blackmailed to team up with the mercenaries and track down The Collector's booby trapped warehouse and save Elena. Written by Ryan Rodriguez

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Every great collector has a vision. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Juegos de muerte  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,104,269 (USA) (30 November 2012)

Gross:

$6,842,058 (USA) (28 December 2012)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The "Hotel Argento" where the Collector has his victims is most likely a nod to the cult Italian horror director Dario Argento. See more »

Goofs

Elena locks herself and the others in a room with a lock on the door, but when The Collector appears the lock has disappeared from the door. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Peters: Elena. I know this must seem like the darkest day of your life. I know you miss your mother. And even though she's not here right now, she'll always love you. You understand that, don't you, darling?
Young Elena: Yes, Daddy.
Mr. Peters: But I'm going to be around more. I will always be here.
Young Elena: Promise?
Mr. Peters: I promise.
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Crazy Credits

End Credits show how the lead characters died/survived, while displaying their names respectively See more »

Connections

Edited from The Collector (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Awake to You (The Collection Remix)
Written by Andrew Reed
Performed by Patient 113
Courtesy of Patient 113
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User Reviews

 
Missed Opportunity. Awful Film
2 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow. To start, I am a huge fan of The Collector. This film has no semblance to it's precursor. It is the worst, laziest pantomime of a Saw film bordering on parody. The editing is abysmal with nonsensical smash-cuts in the action sequences that will make your brain hurt. While The Collector definitely lacked in the logistics department, it more than made up for it in direction, framing, tension, mildly clever visual metaphors and the pivotal plot elements. The Collection dumps all that out the window and goes for a straight up poor man's Die Hard. The setup is beyond paper-thin, the characters unsympathetic, undeveloped, and uninteresting. Goddard must have had to push pretty hard for this to get green lit...but I don't understand why. This was clearly phoned in, rushed, uninspired and no care taken in it's development...yet a third film is teased in the epilogue.


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