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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)  »

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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

Every other Resident Evil film had a different composer for the soundtrack. This is however the first time that the music was written by the same people in two consecutive films. Tomandandy (a duo of composers) scored Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) and returned to write the soundtrack for this film as well. See more »

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The Japanese "J-Pop" zombie changes positions in many shots during the Corridor Fight scene, and in some cases disappears completely, then reappears at the end when she stands up again. See more »

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Crazy Credits

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It was different…
16 September 2012 | by (Ukraine) – See all my reviews

Well… this movie is like a game. Watching this movie is like watching a kid playing one level of video game. But you're watching this during 1.5 hours.

During first 15 minutes of the movie I had only one thought in my mind: "what a hell is this?"

There is no plot, no catchy story like in previous parts. Here you have several blocks and a lot of stupid shooting and fighting without a hint to be a bit realistic. The final fight is like a raping of your mind - too much FX's, too less reality and common sense, it's against everything good in the world.

Actors are great. After a deadly injury a character doesn't show any sight of the pain except in his words.

Dialogs in the movie are fantastic… If you'll write down all the lines of all characters, you'll hardly fill 1.5 pages A4 size.

Watching this movie a felt like I'm fooled - creators didn't want to work to make it interesting, they used CGI+FX+fighting+shooting without everything else that makes movie worthwhile, and sold it to me using a bright wrap.

People were leaving the movie theatre in the middle of this picture.

Hope next movie will be much better.


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