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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

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Alice awakes in Raccoon City, only to find it has become infested with zombies and monsters. With the help of Jill Valentine and Carlos Olivera, Alice must find a way out of the city before it is destroyed by a nuclear missile.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Milla Jovovich ... Alice
Sienna Guillory ... Jill Valentine
Oded Fehr ... Carlos Olivera
Thomas Kretschmann ... Major Cain
Sophie Vavasseur ... Angie Ashford
Razaaq Adoti ... Sgt. Peyton Wells (as Raz Adoti)
Jared Harris ... Dr. Ashford
Mike Epps ... L.J.
Sandrine Holt ... Terri Morales
Matthew G. Taylor ... Nemesis
Zack Ward ... Nicholai Ginovaeff
Iain Glen ... Dr. Isaacs
Dave Nichols Dave Nichols ... Captain Henderson
Stefen Hayes Stefen Hayes ... Yuri Loginova
Geoffrey Pounsett ... Mackenzie
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Alice awakens from a terrible sleep to find her worst fears realized--the bloodthirsty Undead, which she and the now-annihilated squad of elite military fought to destroy, have been unleashed on the city that surrounds the secret facility of the Umbrella Corporation. Discovering she was an Umbrella experiment, Alice has been bio-genetically enhanced with new strengths, senses and dexterity--and she will need them. In the heart of the ravaged Raccoon City, a small group of uninfected people, including Jill Valentine, a recently demoted member of Umbrella Corp's elite Special Tactics and Rescue Services team, and S.T.A.R.S team leader Carlos Oliveira, fight for their lives against swarms of Undead and the deadlier and faster Lickers. Running out of luck and resources, the group is rescued by Alice, and they begin to wage an exhilarating battle to survive and escape before the Umbrella Corporation erases its experiment from the face of the earth. Their only hope lies somewhere within ... Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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My name is Alice and I remember everything. See more »


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Rated R for non-stop violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

10 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Resident Evil 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,036,273, 12 September 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$51,201,453, 31 October 2004

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,193,382, 31 December 2004
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2.35 : 1
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The Nemesis suit weighs over 60 pounds. His machine gun, which he had to hold with one hand, weighs about 65 pounds. See more »

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(at around 5 mins) At the beginning, when the car carrying Professor Ashford's daughter is hit by the truck, the car has 6 spoke alloy wheels, whilst it is sliding it has 5 spoke wheels, then back to 6 as it comes to rest. See more »

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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, The Hive, a giant underground laboratory developing experimental viral weaponry. But there was an incident. The virus escaped and everybody died. Trouble was... they didn't stay dead.
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In the War Zone
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Produced by Elia Cmiral
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Resident Evil Apocalypse Has a Lot to Offer
2 April 2014 | by politehereSee all my reviews

I've watched Resident Evil 1 to 5 many times, and I have RE 4 and 5 in 3D. Having seen all these movies numerous times, I now have come to the realization that Resident Evil Apocalypse is my most favorite in the franchise. Granted, the first movie in a franchise is usually also the most enjoyable because it introduces us to the movie's universe. As such, the first half of Resident Evil 1 surpasses all others and can be watched many times without regret; however, while Resident Evil 1 is one of my favorite movies of all time, it fails to deliver enough thrills in its second half; and this is exactly what RE Apocalypse compensates for. Apart from that, RE Apocalypse has a great first half, because it is one thing for the T-virus to spread inside the Hive and a completely different thing for it to spread to the entire city. That being said, RE Apocalypse is thrilling and engaging from start to finish, because the universe in which the story unfolds is entirely different from the one in the original RE.

Also, while we had some bland characters in RE 1, such as the medic or the first guy that is pulled in and killed by a horde of zombies, almost all of the characters in RE 2 are colorful and each of them contributes to some aspect of the movie. It also feels good to distance oneself from the claustrophobic feeling one gets in RE 1. RE Apocalypse is an action-packed horror movie that has a lot to offer. We are presented with a stronger and more agile version of Alice who can perform fascinating Kung Fu kicks and acrobatic moves, the most interesting of which, in my opinion, is where Alice is running down a vertical building. The Nemesis is a real life replica of the most feared monster from Resident Evil games. Jill Valentine is simply perfect and makes a video game character come to life. Moreover, the sense of humor helps the movie to not get boring. I remember the first time that I watched this movie, it left me wanting for more. It has a cliff-hanger ending, and you can't help but wish to know what happens to Alice next. This is very important, given the fact that many great movies let the audience down by a disappointing or predictable ending. The movie has been shot beautifully and the background music is exciting. This movie is strongly recommended to all action-horror fans right after RE 1.


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