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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 then forced to help rescue an innocent girl from the killer's booby-trapped lair.

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Marcus Dunstan

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This is the third film in the Collector franchise. Follow up to 2012's "The Collection" by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton.

Director: Marcus Dunstan
Stars: Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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
Michael Nardelli ... Josh
Will Peltz ... Brian (as William Peltz)
Daniel Sharman ... Basil
Justin Mortelliti ... Zack
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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

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Every great collector has a vision. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Juegos de muerte See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,104,269, 2 December 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,842,058, 9 April 2013
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

(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 »

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

Follows The Collector (2009) See more »

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Gore Fans Should Be Happy
3 December 2012 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Collection (2012)

** (out of 4)

Arkin (Josh Stewart), the survivor from THE COLLECTOR, is forced into the warehouse of the killer by a group of professional hunters so that they can rescue a girl (Emma Fitzpatrick) who has been kidnapped. The group soon find themselves in a deadly game that has them entertaining one rigged room after another. THE COLLECTION is a sequel to the 2009 film that I'm not sure anyone was really asking for. I thought THE COLLECTOR was an entertaining, if flawed, movie that managed to have a few good things going for it. THE COLLECTION is certainly very flawed and has a bit of "been there, done that" but at the same time it's still a little better than most of the horror films from this year. As usual, director Marcus Dunstan offers viewers plenty of violence and gore. If you're wanting a gore feast then this here will certainly keep you happy as bodies are ripped to shreds in a variety of ways including a rather clever way to start the picture. I'm not going to give away what happens in the club but it was pretty wild and certainly memorable. I also think that the two lead characters are pretty good and they at least make you like them and want to see them work their way through this deadly maze. Both Stewart and Fitzpatrick offer up fine performances and help keep the film moving. The biggest problem with the film is that there's zero tension. This here is really too bad because had there been some sort of tension or drama then the film would have worked so much better. Since we're on this cat and mouse ride, the lack of any tension just makes everything feel rather routine and the deja vu from the first film is certainly here. Still, gore fans should enjoy the picture and it's cruel ways to destroy the human body.


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