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The Collector (2009): To pay off a debt an ex-con breaks into the home of his employer only to discover a more devious criminal has all booby trapped the house. This was once planned to be a prequel in the Saw franchise. What I liked about the movie were the deaths were somewhat creative and fun and the main character is relatively intelligent. That being said the acting is bad, timeline is wonky, and the villain is imbued with horror movie "super strength." It is revealed that the Collector is
which is pretty predictable. It would have been more fun if there was no connection. How did this guy set up traps in what appears to be minutes? I don't recommend this movie unless you're a fan of the Saw movies and home invasion types.
So this is pretty funny to me. The Collector is one of my favorite horror movies and let me tell you why!
I didn't care for the Saw like killings etc that were here, but what I loved was the Genre switching they did occasionally. I watched this movie as a background work movie, and I legitimately thought this was a home invasion movie, but not with all the killings and traps, etc.
I loved this movie because of the traps and how ridiculous it was. For some reason, I really enjoyed the moving back and forth between the rooms and him not being a complete idiot doing it.
There is actually a sequel to this called 'The Collection' that was interesting, but if you didn't like the first, definitely don't watch the second.