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

 -  Horror  -  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Diego Martín ...
Koldo
Ismael Martínez ...
Rafa
Àlex Monner ...
Adrián
Borja Glez. Santaolalla ...
Atún (as Sr. B)
Emilio Mencheta ...
Tío Pepe Víctor
David Ramírez ...
Canon
Miguel Ángel González ...
John Esponja
Ramón Agirre ...
Danilo
Xavier Ruano ...
Cura
José de la Cruz ...
Abuelo Matias
Antonio Barroso ...
Pequeñin
Toni Sans ...
Jumanji
Aitor Legardón ...
Amigo Fiestero
Paco Moreno ...
Charly
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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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$8,973 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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The origins of the demonic outbreak are explained in the graphic novel "[REC]: Historias Ineditas" (Untold Stories), released alongside "Génesis" in Europe. See more »

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Clara: Hoy es mi día.
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References Evil Dead II (1987) See more »

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Carolina
Written by Carlos Tarque (as Carlos G. Tarque), Prisco Priscus (as C. Prisco), Ricardo Ruipérez (as R. Ruipérez), Santiago Campillo (as S. Campillo), J.P. Saura and Antonio Otero (as J.A. Otero)
Performed by M. Clan (as M-Clan)
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why???
14 April 2012 | by (Puerto Rico) – See all my reviews

What on Earth happened here? The first two movies were great! I don't understand how is it possible that they could be turned into something this awful. The idea of making it into more of a comedy didn't help at all. Characters looked stupid and storyline was ridiculous and boring. After about 30 minutes I kept looking at my watch, but I kept going because I wanted to see the ending. What a disappointment! I'm really mad with the final result. Let's hope the 4th installment won't be so crappy.

I did enjoy the acting, though, because Daniel Martin (the actor playing Koldo) is one of my favorites from Spain, and the woman playing the lead role did a good job too, but the characters were lacking so much insight that at the end, talent wasn't enough.

I wouldn't recommend this to anyone, unless you're a big fan of the first two and want to see everything related to it!


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