• Released
  • July 31, 2009
  • R , 1 hr 59 min
  • Slasher Film
    Horror
  • 196 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A desperate thief finds that the house he planned to break into is rigged with deadly traps.

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Variety

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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50

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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50

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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50

Los Angeles Times

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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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30

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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30

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The Collector feels like the final, welcome nail in the bizarrely popular torture-porn coffin.
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25

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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20

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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20

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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12

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Another helping of egregious slicing and slashing.
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Rated R | For pervasive sadistic bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity