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[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)

[Rec]³: Génesis (original title)
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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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Diego Martín ...
Koldo
Ismael Martínez ...
Rafa
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Atún (as Sr. B)
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Tío Pepe Víctor
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Canon
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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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Two radically different films from Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró. See more »

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Horror | Romance

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

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30 March 2012 (Spain)  »

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[REC] 3: Genesis  »

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Budget:

$6,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$8,973 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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Actress Leticia Dolera was born at the same day of Manuela Velasco, star of the first two REC films, Dolera being six years younger. See more »

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Clara: Hoy es mi día.
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Not what I had expected.....
27 May 2012 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

If you've seen Rec 1 and Rec 2, you will be put into a very odd scenario. You will either love this movie because you are a hardcore fan or you will hate it with as much passion as I did even when I watched it with an open mind and lowered expectations.

I give the director and writers credit for attempting to try something different and add new material that could be categorized as "idiotic" and "Desperate". It seems the original story that I had been very interested in had gone into a complete tangent. The drama, sensation of fear within the first two movies are lost as this cheesy flick is what "Shaun of the dead" could get away with. But when you mix comedy into a serious movie then it becomes a mess to clean up.

The movie is slow, there's more time wasted on introductions and scenery and then you have a few minutes of chaos... I tried my best to like I truly did, again I watched it with an open mind and low expectations. I am certain that this movie will bomb so bad that a final installment maybe canceled or perhaps they will go back to their roots after the angry mob of viewers complain enough to wake the director up.

Bottom line,

See this movie if its free, netflix if its there, but don't go spending money on this movie, I watched over 10 people leave the theatre, I should have been one of them sadly.


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