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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

R  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  10 September 2004 (USA)
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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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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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Paul W.S. Anderson bowed out of directing the sequel as he was embroiled with prepping AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004) at the time. See more »

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When Alice remembers everything in the lab, she takes the pen from the lab assistant and attempts to stab him in the eye. When she stops it right in front of his eye, you can see that it is less than an inch from his eye. However, when this is shown from afar, you can see that it is much further away from his eye than it originally was. 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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The End of Heartache
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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
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A Decent Horror-Action-Thriller
11 September 2004 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

The sound effects, the fast paced action, the blur of violence, the plot are provided good exposure in this sequel, sequel. This entertaining horror-plenty of action thriller flick was an above average horror genre with a little for everyone one who likes these movies. There is the tender, emotional rescue, the comedic relief, the unanticipated deaths (so to speak), and twist at the end. This movie captures the titillating show of reveal leg, and kickass martial art moves, the evil scientists, and strong female leads. While the movie suffers from a few plot weaknesses, the fantasy, video nature of this movie allows for some flexibility. The zombie-like creatures seem to fade some in an odd illogical way (for the script's sake)...people seem to survive by luck in some cases or die in other cases (as guess just as in real life). Some of the movie is contrived, some some characters obvious set up for oblivion with recourse to rational sanity. All in all, this movie did its horror and thrills more and bigger and whizzier. Seven out of Ten Stars.


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