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[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)

[Rec]³: Génesis (original title)
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A couple's wedding day turns horrific as some of the guests start showing signs of a strange illness.

Director:

Paco Plaza

Writers:

Luiso Berdejo (screenplay), Paco Plaza (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leticia Dolera ... Clara
Diego Martín ... Koldo
Ismael Martínez Ismael Martínez ... Rafa
Àlex Monner ... Adrián
Borja Glez. Santaolalla Borja Glez. Santaolalla ... Atún (as Sr. B)
Emilio Mencheta Emilio Mencheta ... Tío Pepe Víctor
David Ramírez David Ramírez ... Canon
Miguel Ángel González Miguel Ángel González ... John Esponja
Ramón Agirre Ramón Agirre ... Danilo (as Ramón Aguirre)
Xavier Ruano Xavier Ruano ... Cura
José de la Cruz José de la Cruz ... Abuelo Matías
Antonio Barroso Antonio Barroso ... Pequeñín
Toni Sans Toni Sans ... Jumanji
Aitor Legardón Aitor Legardón ... Amigo Fiestero
Paco Moreno Paco Moreno ... Charly
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Storyline

The action now takes place miles away from the original location and partly in broad daylight, giving the film an entirely fresh yet disturbing new reality. The infection has left the building. In a clever twist that draws together the plots of the first two movies, this third part of the saga also works as a decoder to uncover information hidden in the first two films and leaves the door open for the final installment, the future '[REC] 4 Apocalypse.' Written by ahmetkozan

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Taglines:

Two radically different films from Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | Catalan | French

Release Date:

30 March 2012 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

[REC] 3: Genesis See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,091,724 (Spain), 30 March 2012, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,001, 9 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,973, 30 September 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,148,447, 21 July 2012
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Comic book artist Tony Moore, known for his work in The Walking Dead (2010) comic book series, drew a poster for this film's promotion in the United States. See more »

Quotes

Clara: Hoy es mi día.
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Crazy Credits

The title doesn't appear on screen until nearly 22 minutes into the movie. See more »


Soundtracks

Eloise
Written by Paul Ryan
Performed by Tino Casal
(P)1988 Original recording EMI Music Spain, S.A.
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User Reviews

 
A whole different "sequel"
18 April 2012 | by mhidalgo-305-233657See all my reviews

If you have seen the 1st and 2nd parts, you'll notice a few matching events between those previous movies and this one. It's another parallel story, not the beginning as you could read from it's title: "Genesis", instead of a genesis, you get a love story that gets caught in the middle of a zombie-possessed infestation.

At some point the shooting style changes from the hand-held camera to director's view, which although refreshing, breaks the sequel style. I think the first two parts were scary, but this one became a mix of action, gore, with a touch of comedy that also breaks the sequel style, specially some illogical behavior under stress situations. Acting was OK, special effects were not disappointing.


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