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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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Rated R for sequences of strong violence throughout | See all certifications »

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14 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

Las Plagas is a parasite in the video games. However its depiction in the film is not accurate, since in the games it is merely a symbiotic entity and not a microorganism which grants immunity to injuries as in this film. See more »

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When Alice opens the attic door a crewmember's head appears at the lower left of the screen. 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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A 2 hour video game cut scene
13 September 2012 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

Not sure if this movie is only for videogamers, but I can't see anyone else caring to sit through it. The movie made it quite clear, early on, that there would be no complicated plot lines or character development. And the dialogue was equally simplistic. The lines sounded something like this - go to the 3rd mountain and collect 20 coins and 3 golden power boosters. One quickly sensed this was not a movie at all, rather a simple video game cut scene. Also problematical were the incredibly goofy scenes with thousands of bullets aimed point blank at the heroes and all of them missing. It just takes all of the fun out of a movie when there is absolutely no sense of danger to the heroes.

On the plus side, the action sequences were very well shot and the cgi was first class. That said, it just wasn't enough to make this reviewer glad to be sitting in the audience


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