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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile.

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Alice awakens from a terrible sleep to find her worst fears realized--the bloodthirsty Undead, which she and the now-annihilated squad of elite military fought to destroy, have been unleashed on the city that surrounds the secret facility of the Umbrella Corporation. Discovering she was an Umbrella experiment, Alice has been bio-genetically enhanced with new strengths, senses and dexterity--and she will need them. In the heart of the ravaged Raccoon City, a small group of uninfected people, including Jill Valentine, a recently demoted member of Umbrella Corp's elite Special Tactics and Rescue Services team, and S.T.A.R.S team leader Carlos Oliveira, fight for their lives against swarms of Undead and the deadlier and faster Lickers. Running out of luck and resources, the group is rescued by Alice, and they begin to wage an exhilarating battle to survive and escape before the Umbrella Corporation erases its experiment from the face of the earth. Their only hope lies somewhere within ... Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated R for non-stop violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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10 September 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,604,383 (Japan) (10 September 2004)

Gross:

$50,740,078 (USA) (29 October 2004)
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Trivia

Aside from archive footage from the first film featuring shots of Eric Mabius, the only person to return after the previous film is Milla Jovovich. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 14 mins) When Cain asks why the helicopter hasn't taken off and LJ says it's because he usually drives a Cadillac, LJ starts to throw a punch with his left hand. Then the camera cuts to a shot of Cain's face, where we see him get hit by a right-handed punch. See more »

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Alice: My name is Alice. I worked for the Umbrella Corporation, the largest and most powerful commercial entity in the world. I was head of security at a secret high-tech facility, The Hive, a giant underground laboratory developing experimental viral weaponry. But there was an incident. The virus escaped and everybody died. Trouble was... they didn't stay dead.
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Referenced in Zombieworld (2015) See more »

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The End of Heartache
Written by Killswitch Engage
Published by 800 Pound Gorilla Music (SESAC), administered by Bicycle Music Company and Notting Hill Music Inc. (BMI) o/b/o itself and Budmo Music (BMI)
Performed by Killswitch Engage
Courtesy of Roadrunner Records GmbH, Munich
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Two babes with big guns killing zombies
19 February 2005 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

*SPOILER ALERT* *SPOILER ALERT*

Lethal megababe Alice, (Milla Jovovich), is back. The Hive gets reopened for some reason. The zombies take advantage of the human's blunder and pour out into Racoon City. Alice and another hot chick decide to bring the war to the zombies. The rest of the movie is one long fight scene with zombie dogs, slobbering creatures and a big monster with a rocket launcher all wanting to waste the killer babe squad.

While "Resident Evil 2" is light on plot, it is heavy on kills, explosions and various other forms of mayhem. I definitely felt I got my money's worth. There are really only two differences between this movie and the original "Resident Evil". One, this movie introduces a new monster, the Nemesis. It's a big monster with bad teeth wearing an overcoat and wielding a rocket launcher. The other difference is that they added another hot woman to the zombie killing mix. Alice needed some babe backup. Overall, I was pleased with this one. It's worth a look.


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