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Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

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While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.

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Paul W.S. Anderson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Milla Jovovich ... Alice
Ali Larter ... Claire Redfield
Kim Coates ... Bennett
Shawn Roberts ... Albert Wesker
Sergio Peris-Mencheta ... Angel
Spencer Locke ... K-Mart
Boris Kodjoe ... Luther
Wentworth Miller ... Chris Redfield
Sienna Guillory ... Jill Valentine
Kacey Clarke ... Crystal Waters (as Kacey Barnfield)
Norman Yeung ... Kim Yong
Fulvio Cecere ... Wendell
Raymond Olubawale Raymond Olubawale ... Axeman (as Ray Olubowale)
Christopher Kano Christopher Kano ... Sniper #1
Tatsuya Goke Tatsuya Goke ... Sniper #2
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Storyline

In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Jovovich), continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap. Written by Screen Gems

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

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Trivia

The first film in the series with main credits in the beginning displaying the names of cast and crew. The previous three films had only end credits. See more »

Goofs

Alice drops her shotguns after she is knocked out by the Axeman, and a close up of the shotgun shows that it lands near one of the shower columns. And when Claire spots the shotgun, it is still lying in the spot where Alice dropped it. But in the wide shot just before Claire starts her slide, the one with both Claire and the Axeman, there aren't any more of the shower columns between them, and Claire only picks up the shotgun after the wide shot. See more »

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[first lines]
Alice: [narrating] My name is Alice. I worked for the Umbrella Corporation in a secret laboratory developing experimental viral weaponry. There was an incident. A virus escaped. Everybody died. Trouble was, they didn't stay dead. This was the start of an apocalypse that would sweep the entire world. The men responsible for this disaster took refuge underground and continued to experiment with the deadly T-Virus. They felt secure in their high-tech fortress. But they were wrong.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, you can hear Alice say: "Hey boys, is that any way to treat a lady?" See more »

Alternate Versions

Dutch DVD is cut for violence (even more than the German theatrical version). See more »


Soundtracks

Outsider (Apocalypse Remix)
Written by Maynard James Keenan & Billy Howerdel
Performed by A Perfect Circle
Courtesy of Virgin Records America
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
[plays during the final fight and then again at the very end of the movie including the first part of end credits]
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Eh, it's got its moments.
9 August 2011 | by evilresident097See all my reviews

Plot: As Alice (Milla Jovovich) continues her fight against the nefarious Umbrella Corporation, she meets up with a group of survivors in Los Angeles, who are trying to reach the safe haven known as Arcadia.

So far, here's how the series has done, in my opinion: the first was great, the second was horrible, and the third, though somewhat laughable, was still entertaining. After seeing this one though, I think the series is starting to go downhill again. The movie delivers basically what you could expect: tons of zombie-killing action, some cardboard cutout characters, and a useless story. Afterlife succeeds in all of this.

Aside from the lead performance by Jovovich, I could hardly care less for any of the other actors. One of the unfortunately bad performances actually goes to Wentworth Miller, who played an agonizingly hollow Chris Redfield. And the story needed a complete re-do, because it was almost pointless. One example is the use of the Executioner from the game series. Though I thought his fight with Alice and Claire was cool, I was completely puzzled as to what his purpose in the movie was.

It does do well in the action sequences, including an awesome, though short, standoff on a rooftop. But some of the action is overdrawn thanks to the ridiculously large amount of slow-motion. If they ran the movie without slow-mo, I bet the movie would lose half of its running time. XD I also liked the soundtrack by media boys tomandandy and the film's use of 3D really helped during some of the more intense moments.

Overall it does have its perks and the 3D's good, but this is nothing more than a one-trick pony. Believe me; I'm a big fan of the games, and even I was disappointed.


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Release Date:

10 September 2010 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,650,264, 12 September 2010

Gross USA:

$60,128,566

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$300,228,084
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