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Director:
Writers:
Patrick Melton (written by) &
Marcus Dunstan (written by) ...
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Release Date:
30 November 2012 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Every great collector has a vision. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
(341 articles)
‘The ABCs of Death 2′ has a release date
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Buyers rally to The Devil’s Hand
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User Reviews:
Missed Opportunity. Awful Film See more (85 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Josh Stewart ... Arkin

Emma Fitzpatrick ... Elena

Christopher McDonald ... Mr. Peters

Lee Tergesen ... Lucello

Tim Griffin ... Dre

Andre Royo ... Wally

Randall Archer ... The Collector

Shannon Kane ... Paz

Brandon Molale ... Lin

Erin Way ... Abby

Johanna Braddy ... Missy Solomon

Michael Nardelli ... Josh

Will Peltz ... Brian (as William Peltz)

Daniel Sharman ... Basil

Justin Mortelliti ... Zack

Navi Rawat ... Lisa

Courtney Lauren Cummings ... Young Elena
Laura Marion ... Cheryl
Joshua Burion-Mohr ... Sick Person

Michael H. Cole ... Older Man
Heather Mote ... Brian's Sexy Blond
Anne Tyler ... DJ #1
Tandra Caldwell ... DJ #2

Ryan Cutrona ... Police Spokesperson

Anne Marie Howard ... Female Reporter

Mel Fair ... Male TV Reporter

John Gulager ... Agent Gulager

Seth Camillo ... Agent Camillo

Jeff Arbaugh ... Fire Captain Adam Lynch
Brett Forbes ... Sergeant Hoss Wiggins
Jennifer Hilton Monroe ... Sergeant Hilton

Robert Pralgo ... Doctor

Patrick Rizzotti ... Nurse Rizzo
Brita Parker ... Nurse Mary Jane
David Landsness ... Nurse Snickelfritz
David Karlak ... Deceased Cat Lover
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Elizabeth Davidovich ... Raver (uncredited)

David Fritsch ... S.W.A.T team member (uncredited)
Kelso Harvin ... Police officer (uncredited)

Brian Hite ... Raver Couple (uncredited)

Tracy Kay ... Pink (uncredited)

Eaddy Mays ... Lynn (uncredited)

Jilian McLendon ... Rave Dancer (uncredited)
Tabatha Minchew ... Club Victim (uncredited)
Tony Phillips ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Valeri Rogers ... Dancer (uncredited)
Liz Smallwood ... Murdered Party Guest (uncredited)

Richard Tavernaro ... SWAT Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Marcus Dunstan 
 
Writing credits
Patrick Melton (written by) &
Marcus Dunstan (written by)

Patrick Melton (characters) &
Marcus Dunstan (characters)

Produced by
Stephanie Accetta .... co-producer
Brett Forbes .... producer
Mickey Liddell .... executive producer
Mickey Liddell .... producer
Christopher Lockhart .... co-producer
Tom Luse .... executive producer
Jennifer Monroe .... producer (as Jennifer Hilton Monroe)
Julie Richardson .... producer
Patrick Rizzotti .... producer
Pete Shilaimon .... executive producer
Todd Ulman .... co-producer
Michael Zelman .... production executive
 
Original Music by
Charlie Clouser 
 
Cinematography by
Sam McCurdy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Kevin Greutert 
Mark Stevens 
 
Casting by
Tineka Becker 
Joseph Middleton 
 
Production Design by
Graham 'Grace' Walker 
 
Art Direction by
Doug Fick 
 
Set Decoration by
Kristen Donaldson 
 
Costume Design by
Eulyn Womble 
 
Makeup Department
Char Coats-Crump .... makeup artist (as Char Coats)
Vincent Gideon .... key hair stylist
Jamie Grove .... makeup effects crew
Robert Hall .... special makeup designer: additional photography
Dalton Kutsch .... special makeup fx technician: Almost Human Inc.: additional photography
Adrienne Lynn .... key makeup artist
Mike Measimer .... makeup effects crew
Gary Pawlowski .... makeup effects crew
Donna M. Premick .... makeup department head
Mike J. Regan .... makeup effects crew
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... makeup effects designer
 
Production Management
Mitchell Grobman .... post-production supervisor
Caleb Womble .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary Beth Chambers .... second second assistant director
Federico Ferreri .... second assistant director
Alisa Fredericks .... first assistant director
Cory Johnson .... first assistant director (additional photography)
Mitch Kelleher .... second assistant director (additional photography)
Hiro Koda .... second unit director
 
Art Department
James Anthony .... construction buyer
Aaron Barnes .... set dresser
Taylor Bennett .... scenic charge artist (as Franklin T. Bennett)
Andi Crumbley .... art production assistant (as Andrea Crumbley)
Heather R. Dumas .... set designer
Damian Dunn .... props
Jeremy Farlow .... welding foreman
John S. Fore .... construction coordinator
Erick Garibay .... property master (re-shoot)
Mark Kelly .... assistant property master: reshoots
Konrad Lewis .... set dresser
Cory Lorenzen .... production designer: additional photography
Katie Macomber .... art department coordinator (as Katie Weaver)
Drew Monahan .... set designer
Nik Morgan .... set dresser
Blake Myers .... set dresser
Kenneth Nelson .... set dresser
Nick Nelson .... scenic artist
Dan Post .... leadman
Mauricio Ruiz .... concept artist: Gary J. Tunnicliffe's Two Hours In The Dark Inc. (as Maury Ruiz)
John Sanders .... property master
James Vasilovic .... set dresser
Linda Verzi .... set decoration buyer
Angie Woodard .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Jon Ailetcher .... production sound mixer: additional photography
Brian Didsbury .... boom operator
Eric Gotthelf .... adr mixer
David Hadder .... boom operator: additional photography
Darin Heinis .... dialogue editor
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Shirley Libby .... sound mixer
Walter Newman .... supervising sound editor
Jason Oliver .... adr mixer
James Peterson .... sound utility
Laura Rush .... utility sound: additional photography
Kevin J. Summers .... boom operator: second unit
Bartek Swiatek .... sound mixer: second unit
 
Special Effects by
Scanlan Backus .... special effects technician
Chris Bailey .... special effects supervisor
Vincent Ball .... special effects technician
Paul Damien .... special effects technician
Peter Damien .... special effects technician
Scott Dwyer .... special effects technician
David Fletcher .... special effects coordinator
Thomas Kittle .... special effects foreman
Brendan McHale .... special effects foreman
Phil Proctor .... special effects technician
Matthew Scurry .... special effects technician
Tim Walkey .... special effects foreman
Scott Willis .... special effects technician (as Sparky Willis)
 
Visual Effects by
Denis Dvorin .... visual effects artist: YASHINSKI Studio
Gustaf Ekelund .... lead matte painter
Alex Friderici .... visual effects artist
Nick Greenlee .... pre-visualization
Jordan Hansen .... visual effects artist
David Karlak .... visual effects supervisor
Damian McDonnell .... digital colourist
Elad Naim .... visual effects artist: YASHINSKI Studio
Alexis Nelson .... visual effects producer
Matt Resta .... digital artist
Rick Sander .... visual effects supervisor: HOAX Films
Shay Wax .... visual effects artist: YASHINSKI Studio
Yaron Yashinski .... visual effects supervisor: YASHINSKI Studio
Matt Zell .... visual effects artist
Alena Cochran .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Randall Archer .... stunts
Jennifer Badger .... stunt double
Brent Bernhard .... stunt performer
Shellita Boxie .... stunt double: Shannon Kane
Max Calder .... stunt performer
Jwaundace Candece .... stunt player
Elizabeth Davidovich .... stunt performer
Philip Dido .... stunt performer
Carlitos Dosouto .... stunt double
Marie Fink .... stunt double: Emma Fitzpatrick
Bob Fisher .... stunt rigger
W. Dante Ha .... stunt performer
W. Dante Ha .... stunts
Brian Hite .... stunt player
Tracy Kay .... stunt actor
Henry Kingi Jr. .... key stunt rigger
Hiro Koda .... stunt coordinator
Tim McAdams .... stunt double: Wally
Mike Mukatis .... stunt double
Banzai Vitale .... stunt coordinator
Banzai Vitale .... stunt double: Josh Stewart
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Reid Andrews .... base camp spark
Tom Barrett .... best boy grip
Mike Besaw .... dolly grip: 'b' camera
Frank Boone .... dolly grip: 'a' camera
Tyler Childs .... electrician
Matthew A. Del Ruth .... first assistant camera
Marc Dobiecki .... director of photography: second unit
Patrick D. Fields .... grip
Terry Fitzpatrick .... computer/video playback supervisor
Jos'h Hancher .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Gary Holmes .... rigging best boy electric
Gary Holmes .... second unit gaffer
Dirk Jenkins .... electrician
Jules Labarthe .... director of photography: additional photography
Rick Lamb .... first assistant camera: additional photography
Bret Lanius .... first assistant camera: second unit
Levi Loy .... best boy rigging grip
Bob Mahoney .... still photographer
Nathan McConnell .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
BJ McDonnell .... camera operator: "a" camera
BJ McDonnell .... steadicam operator
Jim McKinney .... director of photography: second unit
Tracy Minnis .... camera loader
Kathryn Moss .... additional assistant camera (as Kathryn Comkowycz)
Connor O'Malley .... electrician
Connor O'Malley .... lighting technician
Glenn Ortman .... electrician
Daniel Pernas .... camera: c
Johnny Segal .... dolly grip
Jeff C. Sutton .... assistant chief lighting technician: second unit
Mike Tyson .... rigging gaffer
Jon Derek Wilson .... electrician
Jon Derek Wilson .... second unit: best boy electric
 
Casting Department
Patrick Ingram .... extras casting director
Mike Passine .... extras casting
Brittany Shapiro .... casting assistant
Nathan Wright .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jamie Coley .... costumer
Keith Hudson .... costume ager/dyer
Melanie Mascioli .... set costumer
Iliana Sanchez .... key set costumer
Amanda Zenil .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Ted Brady .... lead digital intermediate colorist
Ashley Brown .... post-production assistant
Joseph M. Gonzalez .... additional editor
Seth Gottlieb .... additional editor
Alex Luna .... additional editor
John Petersen .... colorist: dailies
Lance Spindler .... color timer
Valance Eisleben .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
James Bladon .... music editor
Tricia Holloway .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Stephen Edward Austin .... picture car coordinator
Dennis G. Carter .... transportation captain
Keith N. Collis .... transportation coordinator
Nathan May .... driver
James Padgett .... driver
Stephen Roland .... driver
Andy G. Strauss .... dot compliance
Bubba Thrift .... driver
 
Other crew
Kevin Amick .... medic
John D. Bert .... key craft service
Amy A. Blanc .... script supervisor (as Amy Lacy)
Christina Bonaccorse .... production secretary
Joan Devilla .... payroll accountant
Sean Evans .... marketing support
Maggie Free Levinge .... accounting clerk (as Maggie Free)
Philippe Gallichet .... chef
Larry Gilbert .... police security
Caleb Hinshaw .... location assistant
Samantha Hollingsworth .... key set production assistant
Blake H. Hughes .... production assistant
Michael Kiely .... production accountant
Andrew C. Kirk .... location assistant
Miles Logan .... assistant craft service
Mandy McCowan .... production coordinator
Trevor McNure .... additional set production assistant
David Mendez .... stand-in
Chris Mendonca .... second assistant accountant
Merci Navarro .... first assistant accountant
Doug Nicely .... location manager
Roxanne Paul .... production assistant
Rebecca Rogers .... additional set production assistant
Aric Sabin .... set production assistant
Robert Severance .... police security
D.A. Sims .... utility stand-in: male
Gene Michael Smith .... staff production assistant
Michael C. Smith .... police coordinator
Carol Tresan .... animal trainer
Greg Tresan .... animal wrangler
Samuel B. Veal .... assistant to director
Debbie Walters .... script supervisor (additional script supervisor)
Evan E. Yu .... key production assistant: additional photography
Adrianne Skrzypek .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jill Amsler .... special thanks
Dylan Blakley .... special thanks
Sara Catalano .... special thanks
Robert Darwell .... special thanks
Erica Fyhrie .... special thanks
Sheryl Goodhead .... special thanks
Mike Gozzard .... special thanks
Clu Gulager .... special thanks
Jenny Landry .... special thanks
Diane Liddell .... special thanks
D. Scott Lumpkin .... special thanks (as Scott Lumpkin)
Huy Nguyen .... special thanks
Vince Palomino .... special thanks
Mike Perretta .... special thanks
Andy Viner .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and brief nudity
Runtime:
82 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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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:
Continuity: The door Elena uses to lock everyone in a room is different from the door The Collector later opens.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.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Edited from The Collector (2009/I)See more »
Soundtrack:
MonsterbotSee more »

FAQ

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33 out of 61 people found the following review useful.
Missed Opportunity. Awful Film, 2 January 2013
Author: nrkist2424 from United States

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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