[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
"[Rec]³: Génesis" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Romance  |  30 March 2012 (Spain)
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A couple's wedding day turns horrific as some of the guests start showing signs of a strange illness.


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The action now takes place miles away from the original location and partly in broad daylight, giving the film an entirely fresh yet disturbing new reality. The infection has left the building. In a clever twist that draws together the plots of the first two movies, this third part of the saga also works as a decoder to uncover information hidden in the first two films and leaves the door open for the final installment, the future '[REC] 4 Apocalypse.' Written by www.dreadcentral.com

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 March 2012 (Spain)  »

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[REC] 3: Genesis  »

Box Office


$6,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,001 (USA) (7 September 2012)


$8,973 (USA) (28 September 2012)

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User Reviews

21 July 2012 | by (Pitesti, Romania) – See all my reviews

When I saw the trailer at first I was somehow intrigued, when I saw the movie, I couldn't resist till the final. It was awful, nothing from what I saw on the first two. There's nothing related to REC and REC [2]. Comedy? You try to make one of the best horror movies a comedy? C'mon, you must be joking, at least you have nothing else to do in your life and you thought: "hey, why not screw up a good movie?" I don't recommend this movie at all, don't waste your time and your money, there's nothing scary in it, nothing to shake as you surely did at the first two (if you seen them), it's just a horror wedding. If you didn't see one till now - Have a watch, everything turns then into a Walking Dead, and The Walking Dead has some serious stuff in it.

All in all, this movie must be a joke, or the final installment will be the final joke.

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