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Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

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While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.


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In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Jovovich), continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap. Written by Screen Gems

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 September 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Resident Evil 4  »

Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,690,655 (UK) (10 September 2010)


$60,128,566 (USA) (29 October 2010)

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Did You Know?


The film was released on the same day as Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) six years earlier. See more »


In the end, when Alice talks on the radio to give out new coordinates, she says "118.30 west and 34.05 north" which places it right on Normandie Ave in Los Angeles. Not on the cargo ship floating on the waters off LA as was shown. See more »


[first lines]
Alice: [narrating] My name is Alice. I worked for the Umbrella Corporation in a secret laboratory developing experimental viral weaponry. There was an incident. A virus escaped. Everybody died. Trouble was, they didn't stay dead. This was the start of an apocalypse that would sweep the entire world. The men responsible for this disaster took refuge underground and continued to experiment with the deadly T-Virus. They felt secure in their high-tech fortress. But they were wrong.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER WARNING: After about a 1 minute or so of end credits there comes a surprise scene with Jill Valentine, even though Sienna Guillory receives screen credit before the scene appears. See more »


Follows Resident Evil (2002) See more »


Outsider (Apocalypse Remix)
Written by Maynard James Keenan & Billy Howerdel
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30 September 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

One of the things I like about the Resident Evil films is that they take the time to fill in the details while holding the audience in suspense.

This forth film completely falls flat on both accounts. Thanks to 2 dimensional characters, an overdone plot, and poor use of foreshadowing, the entire film is predictable. At the same time it doesn't bother to show or explain how certain important plot devices came to be. The movie reeks from it's overuse of Deus ex machina.

The special effects were the only engaging thing about this movie. A lot of it felt like The Matrix in 3D.

One other thing this film did well was continuity from the 3rd film. I like that they didn't spend much time on flashbacks while being faithful to the events of the 3rd film.

All in all my feeling after seeing the movie was that I was expecting more. They could have made it longer, filled in some missing details, developed the plot/characters more, and had a much more enjoyable film.

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