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Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead.

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Storyline

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Resident Evil 5  »

Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,052,227 (USA) (14 September 2012)

Gross:

$42,345,531 (USA) (9 November 2012)
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Trivia

There are 3 scenes from Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) that were reused in this movie: 1. J-pop girl attacking Japanese businessman 2. The scene showing A serum flowing through Alice's veins 3. The Ospreys approaching the Arcadia to attack. See more »

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At the end of the movie Alice lays flat on her stomach and rubs some snow off the ice to see an infected underneath it. In the next scene no disruptions to the snow are visible. See more »

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[first lines]
Alice: My name is Alice. I worked for the Umbrella Corporation, the largest and most powerful commercial entity in the world. I was head of security at a secret high-tech facility called the Hive, a giant underground laboratory developing experimental, viral weaponry. There was an incident. A virus escaped. A lot of people died. The trouble was, they didn't stay dead. The computer that controlled the Hive was a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence: the Red Queen. The Red Queen ...
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In the opening credits sequence, those who are portraying characters from the video-game series, have their roles listed alongside their names. Everyone else (i.e. Milla Jovovich and co.) simply have their names listed. See more »

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No Bueno... SMH
14 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love the Resident Evil films. Sure, they are campy, but they are always fun and are usually a great action flick.

Retribution is absolutely not the case. Does it have lots of action? Yes, but when you have such a weak plot line as is showcased here not even GOOD action can save it. Even the action scenes themselves are horrendous, with mediocre at best special effects in most parts and ludicrous scenarios that never play well off of one another, not to mention the 20 page script for the entire film. The only lines delivered all seem like they were a Jr. High film project, and add nothing to the story except one liners and catchphrases.

All in all, this film is easily on my top 10 worst films of all time list, and I doubt many things will surpass it in the future.


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