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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 ... 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 ... 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It was supposed to be the happiest day of my life... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The origins of the demonic outbreak are explained in the graphic novel "[REC]: Historias Ineditas" (Untold Stories), released alongside "Génesis" in Europe. 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 »

Connections

Followed by [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

La canción del valor
Written by Loquillo (as Sanz), Pascual and Martínez
Performed by Loquillo y Trogloditas
© by Sanz Beltrán Espectáculos 1996, S.L.
Courtesy of Warner Music Spain
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why???
14 April 2012 | by mereirizSee all my reviews

What on Earth happened here? The first two movies were great! I don't understand how is it possible that they could be turned into something this awful. The idea of making it into more of a comedy didn't help at all. Characters looked stupid and storyline was ridiculous and boring. After about 30 minutes I kept looking at my watch, but I kept going because I wanted to see the ending. What a disappointment! I'm really mad with the final result. Let's hope the 4th installment won't be so crappy.

I did enjoy the acting, though, because Daniel Martin (the actor playing Koldo) is one of my favorites from Spain, and the woman playing the lead role did a good job too, but the characters were lacking so much insight that at the end, talent wasn't enough.

I wouldn't recommend this to anyone, unless you're a big fan of the first two and want to see everything related to it!


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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 USA:

$3,001, 9 September 2012

Gross USA:

$9,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,019,975
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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