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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

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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:

$201,703 (South Africa) (14 January 2005)

Gross:

$286,026 (South Africa) (21 January 2005)
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Trivia

Gina Philips was originally cast as Claire Redfield, but dropped out before production began. The character too was scrapped from Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) when Emily Bergl dropped out from the role. Claire Redfield would surface as a character in Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), this time played by Ali Larter. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, the weather lady says that at 6:10 AM it is already 92 degrees in Raccoon City. The next shot shows citizens of Raccoon City jogging, walking, and riding bikes wearing long pants - the paper boy has a flannel shirt over his t-shirt as he rides. See more »

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[first lines]
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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Just before the scrolling credits start there is an announcement that "this has been a product by the umbrella corporation." See more »

Connections

Followed by Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

In the War Zone
Performed by Elia's Lonely Friends Band
Written by Elia Cmiral
Produced by Elia Cmiral
Published by Constantin Music Verlags GmbH, Munich (BMI)
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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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