Alice fights alongside a resistance movement to regain her freedom from an Umbrella Corporation testing facility.

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Paul W.S. Anderson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Milla Jovovich ... Alice
Sienna Guillory ... Jill Valentine
Michelle Rodriguez ... Rain
Aryana Engineer ... Becky
Bingbing Li ... Ada Wong
Boris Kodjoe ... Luther West
Johann Urb ... Leon S. Kennedy
Robin Kasyanov ... Sergei
Kevin Durand ... Barry Burton
Ofilio Portillo ... Tony
Oded Fehr ... Todd / Carlos
Colin Salmon ... One
Shawn Roberts ... Albert Wesker
Toshio Oki Toshio Oki ... Japanese Policeman
Takato Yamashita Takato Yamashita ... Japanese Businessman
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Storyline

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Who can you trust, what do you believe, when evil goes global. See more »


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

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Trivia

Is the only film in the series to feature characters Leon S. Kennedy, Barry Burton, Ada Wong, and Becky. Except for the latter, all of these characters appeared in the video games. The name Becky could be a reference to Rebecca Chambers (nicknamed Becky by fans of the games), a character that featured in the games Resident Evil (1996), Resident Evil Zero (2002) and Resident Evil (2002) as well as the CGI movie Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017) set in the world of the games, but never in any of the live action movies about Alice. See more »

Goofs

(at around 7 mins) During the Arcadia battle the tip of the red plane in the air goes from whole to broken to whole to broken. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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 called the Hive, a giant underground laboratory developing experimental, viral weaponry. There was an incident. A virus escaped. A lot of people died. The trouble was, they didn't stay dead. The computer that controlled the Hive was a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence: the Red Queen. The Red Queen ...
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits sequence, those who are portraying characters from the video-game series, have their roles listed alongside their names. Everyone else (i.e. Milla Jovovich and co.) simply have their names listed. See more »

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Also shown in a 3D version. See more »

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References Dawn of the Dead (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Hexes
Written by Bassnectar and Chino Moreno
Performed by Bassnectar feat. Chino Moreno
Vocals engineered by Steve Olmon at Southpaw Studios
Mastered by Seth Drake @ Amorphous Music Studios
©Amorphous Music 2012
[end credits song]
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No plot, No story but lots of action. Simply a mindless action movie.
20 March 2018 | by RoboRabbit89See all my reviews

Let me put this simply as I can, this is a mindless action movie. I think Paul W.S. Anderson the director and writer was starting to run out of ideas and it shows, but I personally liked it because we had some of the same characters we already knew and I think it sort of works manly for the action.

The action scenes were great, the film makes no sense at all mind you, but mostly works because it's action scenes. Put simply, it's inconsistent in story for whatever reasons, I think some people that are fans of these films said there was more story from what I remember, but it was scrapped because "Sony" the studio I guess didn't like it, and they wanted it as a mindless action movie? I think?

Anyway, Milla is good as always for this series and I like her sexy costume that fits well on her sexy shape and makes her look like an S&M dominatrix which is awesome. Also it's just fun seeing her kick zombie ass in slow motion, from what I remember she is in some kind of facility of Umbrella's and she has to get out for whatever reasons, that's basically the plot.

Most may not like it but I did, for me, I'm an action fan and a fan of this series, it really hit the spot, this one delivers action unlike the others.

I give it a 6/10. Not great in story but satisfying in action. If your a fan of these films give it a look. It's the last decent one.


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Release Date:

14 September 2012 (USA) See more »

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Resident Evil 5 See more »

Filming Locations:

Klienburg, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,052,227, 16 September 2012

Gross USA:

$42,345,531

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,159,255
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