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[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)

[REC] 4: Apocalipsis (original title)
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An ill-fated television reporter is rescued and sent on a voyage across the ocean, but she is followed by the deadly virus that has plagued her and numerous others.

Director:

Jaume Balagueró

Writers:

Jaume Balagueró (screenplay), Manu Díez (screenplay)
2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Manuela Velasco ... Ángela Vidal
Paco Manzanedo Paco Manzanedo ... Guzmán
Héctor Colomé ... Dr. Ricarte
Ismael Fritschi Ismael Fritschi ... Nic
Críspulo Cabezas Críspulo Cabezas ... Lucas
Mariano Venancio ... Capitán Ortega
María Alfonsa Rosso ... Invitada Boda (as Mª Alfonsa Rosso)
Carlos Zabala Carlos Zabala ... Goro
Cristian Aquino ... Edwin
Emilio Buale Emilio Buale ... Jesu
Paco Obregón Paco Obregón ... Dr. Ginard
Javier Laorden ... Médico Auxiliar
Ramiro Blas ... Sargento
Ferran Terraza Ferran Terraza ... Manu
Carlos Lasarte ... César
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Ángela Vidal, the spunky young television reporter that entered the building in 2007 has exited with the swat team. Little do they know that she carries the seed of the strange demonic infection. She is taken to an oil tanker miles off shore which has been especially equipped for the quarantine... Written by michael mcsween

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It's time to get out. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence/gore, and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Spain]

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

31 October 2014 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

[REC] 4: Apocalypse See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€493,575 (Spain), 30 October 2014, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$708, 2 January 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$708, 2 January 2015
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the film was shot on an actual oil rig ship. Some of the sets had to be recreated from the ship at the studio in order to allow space to film and do stunts. See more »

Goofs

The boat motor that is being used as a weapon and also to propel the escape raft has no fuel source. See more »

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Connections

References Nosferatu (1922) See more »

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Not the worst way for the franchise to end
10 September 2017 | by datorsiers2See all my reviews

After watching the third installment, it felt like the franchise is dead and they have completely ruined it. but surprisingly enough the creators understood their massive mistake and got back on course with the final chapter.

Again, just like in part 3 everything looks more professional, more of a ''Hollywood'' style, if i may. They chose to move away from their ''homemade'' horror niche into the mainstream, which was not such a massive fail in comparison to part 3, which was utterly atrocious. The original main character, who started the series off is reintroduced, which is already a massive plus, since people have already grown to like her awesome performances in part 1. This time action takes place on a ship and takes more of an action movie kind of a route instead of its original shaky, thrilling and scary setting. They opt for more fights and bloody scenes, instead of jump scares and suspense, which was not horrible in this case, but it took a way the original feeling the first two parts gave us.

Altogether, the final installment explained quite a lot, everything we have seen before came together, was a little out in the open and blatant, but still a massive improvement from part 3. It has been announced it is the final chapter, but the creators left it very easy for them to continue this series, if they wanted to, with a very open ending with a lot of future possibilities. So, perhaps we are going to see REC 5 after all?


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