Resident Evil (2002) Poster



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Edited into 

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
There are some clips in the beginning of RE: Apocalypse that are edited from the first Res. Evil movie.
5 Second Movies: Resident Evil (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is edited into short comedic clip

Spun-off from 

Resident Evil (1996) (Video Game)


Resident Evil: Vengeance (2013) (Short)
Based on the characters from the movie and video games


The Third Man (1949)
Psycho (1960)
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
the viral facility five levels beneath the earth
Alien (1979)
Heavy Metal (1981)
Day of the Dead (1985)
The end scene of a deserted city is filmed like the opening of Day of the Dead. Ontop of that, a newspaper with the headline "The Dead Walk!" can be seen on the ground referencing the use of the same paper in Day of the Dead.
Alice in Wonderland (1985) (TV Movie)
The characters are variations of the Alice In Wonderland characters, plus some of the scenes referenced the Alice In Wonderland aligrim
Aliens (1986)
The Bourne Identity (1988) (TV Mini-Series)
Total Recall (1990)
Alien³ (1992)
Resident Evil (1996) (Video Game)
Cube (1997)
Resident Evil 2 (1998) (Video Game)
Half-Life (1998) (Video Game)
Zombies and some monster tactics are inspired by this game.
The Matrix (1999)
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999) (Video Game)
Hollow Man (2000)
Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix (2001) (Video Game)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

Ghost Ship (2002)
Samurai Jack: Jack and the Zombies (2002) (TV Episode)
The zombie fights are heavily inspired by Resident Evil.
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
an ad for this movie is on the side of a bus as it drives by
L'escala de diamants (2003) (TV Movie)
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Night of Living Grim/Brown Evil/Brown Evil: Part 2 (2003) (TV Episode)
In "Brown Evil" , a video game is called "President Evil".
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
City of Heroes (2004) (Video Game)
The zombie event badge "Evil's Resident".
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
The 3D scans of the pyramid refer directly to the 3D map of The Hive seen in Resident Evil
Resident Evil 4 (2005) (Video Game)
Laser beams that Leon dodges later in the game are similar to the Red Queen's defences in the RE movie
Alone in the Dark (2005)
Character references in dialogue.
Veronica Mars: President Evil (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
Wicked Little Things (2006)
One of the zombie children drags a pick-axe next to his feet, along with the same camera angle used in the film.
Night at the Museum (2006)
While talking to the agent at the employment agency about his employement history, Ben Stiller's character mentions he used to work for the Umbrella Corporation.
The Signal (2007)
As Rod pulls Mya into the storage room you can see a sticker on the door which is very similar to the Umbrella Corporation logo from 'Resident Evil'.
Mario Party 8 (2007) (Video Game)
Bowser says "Resident Upheaval".
Resident Evil: Diary of an Apocalypse (2007) (Video)
Title referenced.
Undead Boot Camp (2007) (Video)
Title referenced.
Starz presents Zombie Mania (2008) (TV Movie)
The film is discussed and a still of Milla Jovovich from the film is show,
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Robot Chicken: President Evil (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Dead Run (2008) (Short)
The Zombie with the Axe makes same apperance, Moves and Clothes like in the Resident Evil Movie.
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Mutant Vampire Zombies from the 'Hood! (2008)
It is mentioned when they talk about zombies
Bad Movie Beatdown: AVP Alien vs. Predator (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Paul W.S. Anderson's other works
Smallville: Rabid (2009) (TV Episode)
Oliver refers to the film.
Saw VI (2009)
The corrupt medicial center Will works for is called Umbrella Health, which is a reference to the corrupt medical center known as the Umbrella Corporation from the Resident Evil films.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Doom (2010) (TV Episode)
Buck claims they turned Doom into a Resident Evil clone
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.162 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Zombieland"
The Walking Dead: Guts (2010) (TV Episode)
Rick walking as a zombie with an axe, just like the first zombie seen in the movie.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
Title of this film appears on screen.
Prozhektorperiskhilton: Milla Jovovich (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster and still frame on the table.
The Distressed Watcher: Drive Angry (2011) (TV Episode)
mentions the review he made for this movie
The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Wesker mentions this movie by name
Bad Movie Beatdown: Against the Dark (2011) (TV Episode)
"Looks like someone has been watching the Residnet Evil movies. The only thing is missing is "Hello my name is Alice" ".
The Spoony Experiment: D.O.A: Dead or Alive (2011) (TV Episode)
Paul W.S. Anderson responsible for the Resident Evil movies
Awkward.: I Am Jenna Hamilton (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.14 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that Paul W. S. Anderson directed the film
Face Off: Alice in Zombieland (2012) (TV Episode)
poster seen
Certified (2012) (Short)
Raccon City outer limit sign is seen.
Crawlspace (2012)
A military unit, sent into a secure laboratory after an 'incident', meets a girl with unusual abilities.
Really Me: Residence Evil (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Metal case bearing the logo of Umbrella Corporation, visible in the background during the final fight between Zhartan and Storm Shadow.
Holliston: Kevin's Wedding (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam and Dana bond over playing the video game RESIDENT EVIL.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Land of the Dead (2013) (TV Episode)
Listed among the zombie movies made in recent years.
Face Off: Top 20 Countdown: Judges' Favorites (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
More Like Pests (2014) (Short)
Title is referenced.
Doc of the Dead (2014)
Poster Shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.12 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Resident Evil film series in the news segment "TNN - Troldspejlet's nyhedsnetværk"
Serum: Liquid of the Living Dead (2015) (Short)
Raccoon City, the city in the franchise, is referenced in dialogue.

Featured in 

Scoring Resident Evil (2002) (Video)
Troldspejlet: Episode #29.2 (2003) (TV Episode)
VHS/DVD release reviewed + footage used
Game Babes (2004) (Video)
Clips featured.
Game Over: 'Resident Evil' Reanimated (2004) (Video)
Clips featured.
The Players: The Cast of 'Extinction' (2008) (Video)
Clips featured.
Phelous & the Movies: Resident Phelous (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Shameful Sequels: Resident Evil Extinction Review (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeavons mentions the original
Hollywood's Top Ten: Game On! (2010) (TV Episode)
Program Alice: Activated (2010) (Video)
Clips featured.
The Blockbuster Buster: Resident Evil 1 & 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Features footage from this and previous Resident Evil movies are seen at the beginning.
Half in the Bag: Resident Evil Series: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Someone Has to Review It!: Pompeii (2014) (TV Episode)
Trailer footage shown when discussing Paul Anderson
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at movies based on video games + clip shown
Honest Game Trailers: Resident Evil (2015) (TV Episode)
Used in trailer
Lost in Adaptation: The Princess Bride (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown


Spoofed in 

Mortal Kombat (2011) (Video Game)
Cyrax's Laser Net of Death (Fatality)
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Lesbian make-out session featuring an Alice from Resident Evil look-a-like and a Selene from Underworld look-a-like.

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