The Collector Synopsis
A desperate thief finds that the house he planned to break into is rigged with deadly traps.
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With both feet planted firmly on the sticky accelerator of the torture-porn vehicle, The Collector is a surprisingly stylish and confident...
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L.A. Weekly

By Chuck Wilson
Making his directorial debut, Dunstan displays a knack for building suspense. And yet, weirdly, amidst all the requisite blood spray, one...
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Film Threat

By Stina Chyn
The Collector’s destructive behavior enters the realm of the ridiculous before it ever touches the land of evil-badassness.
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Los Angeles Times

Either you go for this sort of extreme, senseless gore or you don't. With its plot and lead performance, The Collector is, at least, an...
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Chicago Reader

As the seconds tick down to midnight, Arkin becomes a reluctant hero trapped by a masked Collector in a maze of lethal invention--the...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The Collector feels like the final, welcome nail in the bizarrely popular torture-porn coffin.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The result is a sub-"Saw" knockoff that manages to be brutal yet monotonous, not to mention monstrously unpleasant.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
In the absence of a sturdy, plausible foundation on which to hook all those grisly bits, the film, originally a Dimension release, tends to...
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Offers agony in a vacuum, a villain without a motive and a hero with more personal problems than lines of dialogue.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Another helping of egregious slicing and slashing.
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A slick and quiet chilling piece of work

By Rainbolt
The Collector is a slick and quiet chilling piece of work based around (what else?) A Collector, what does he collect? Well you will see when you watch this film from the guys who wrote FEAST, SAW 4,...


By caflick
Simply put the scariest horror film of the past 5 years. Great premise and great scares. You will love the story but mostly you will look through your fingers becuase you won't know what's coming...


By tuffydog55
As much as I love the horror genre, I have not vouched for a movie in quite some time… until now. The Collector had me scared as hell! It was seriously intense without the gimmicky stuff we’ve all...

The Collector Scared the ****out of Me!

By horrorluvah
Ever since the first SAW movie, I've been a huge fan of the trapped, must escape tension of the franchise. Because I thought I had seen it all, I wasn't expecting much when I went to see The...

People like jelloman143 are WRONG

By Mrtrent
This was a fantastic film! Yes, it didn't have any pop-ups! It didn't use recycled and pointless scares with a quick pop up with loud music that so many bad horror films over use. This movie uses...

A Not So Great Imitation

By magentafan20
I am an avid horror movie watcher and I was excited to see The Collector, but I was a bit disappointed with this film. I really wanted it to be creepy and scary with just the right amount of gore...

good horror

By skinnyt12345
i love horror and suspense. this was great! read the reviews. who was the RETARD who took their grandchildren to a movie like this? people like that shouldn't breed. GO TO THE MOVIE WITHOUT CHILDREN....

Best horror movie in a long time.

By redyeah
No movie has made me cringe like this one in a very long time. The death scenes are brutal, just the way I like. The mystery still remains as to why all this happened, but that just keeps it...

Anything but boring...If you liked Saw, youll like it

By jnxnjaded
It was intense. bone crushing gore and sick. but worth the watch. lots of times i had to cover my eyes. the only bad thing was i didnt know "why". some was predictablei but this movie had things the...

if you liked the Saw movies......

By moviecreep
Similar to a SAW movie, a cousin to the TEXAS CHAINSAW massacre it was worth going to see. The killer is much more smarter, experienced, and creative in this one, and knows exactly what he wants. He...

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Rated R | For pervasive sadistic bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity