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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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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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You may now kiss the bride... 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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Release Date:

30 March 2012 (Spain)  »

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[REC] 3: Genesis  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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Follows [Rec] 2 (2009) 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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Rec 3 - A triple wreck
23 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First two movies were serious, found footage shot, and scary. This movie is a campy and gory silly bit of fluff, that I ended up skipping ahead to see if it got better. It didn't. Nice zombie effects, but the silliness of some scenes just ruins what I look for in a movie, immersion.

The first part of the movie starts out well, with "found footage" coverage of a wedding. But when the camera suddenly becomes "movie", that is when things begin to go downhill. I skipped thru the second half of the movie, as I had lost interest, but there are a few good scenes, and out of nowhere, some intense gore.

The movie should have been called Zombie Wedding, as it really has nothing to do with Rec 1 and 2 (despite some lame attempts to link them).


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