Watch The Collector
- 1 hr 59 min
"The Collector" (1965) is an American thriller that is based on the novel by John Fowles. In it, a young clerk wins a large amount of money and uses it to buy a house in the country. He is also obsessed with a young art student, and he therefore kidnaps her and locks her in his furnished basement. He plans to keep her and get her to fall in love with him. At one point, he shows her his butterfly collection and his captive concludes that he has "collected" her, too.