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The Collection (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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian (as William Peltz)


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

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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


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$6,842,058 (USA) (28 December 2012)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


John Gulager: (at around 17 mins) If you look closely at the police arresting Arkin in the hospital, one of them is horror director John Gulager who has collaborated with Marcus Dunstan on other films. See more »


(at around 14 mins) When Arkin breaks through the window to escape the Collector at the club he lands on a parked car. The windows of the car blow out before he makes contact with the roof. See more »


[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 »


References The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) See more »


The Collection End Title
Written by Bryan Lee Brown & Paul Fig
Performed by Bryan Lee Brown & Paul Fig
Courtesy of Memory Bulldozer
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User Reviews

First one was better, but not bad
26 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I feel the rating is accurate with a 6 out of 10. Could be a 5 but it's a pretty good film, reminds me of Saw more than 'The Collector' did. Very gory and a little outrageous with the violence actually. It's not as realistic as the first one (even though neither are) simply based off of the first killing scene. No serial killer could get away with such crimes in reality especially one who studies bugs for a living and doesn't at least have military training to make him the badass he's portrayed as being. But I'm not going to be such a pessimist, it wasn't bad. It was a relatively short film so it's straight to the point. If you're a fan of violence and gore this is your film.

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