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Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

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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

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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When our world ends their final battle begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Germany | Canada | USA | France | UK

Release Date:

14 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$42,345,531

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,159,255, 7 July 2013
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Bingbing Li's entire dialogue was dubbed by Sally Cahill who voiced Ada Wong in the video games (Resident Evil 2 (1998), Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles (2009) and Resident Evil 4 (2005)). See more »

Goofs

(at around 23 mins) During the fight between Alice and the Tokyo zombies in the well lit, white hallway, Alice shoots and smashes the zombies, with blood shown coming from the impacts. However no blood ever appears on the white walls until the end, when only pools can be seen on the floor. See more »

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[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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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 »

Alternate Versions

Also shown in a 3D version. See more »

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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
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Should be titled Resident Evil: Boss Battles
3 February 2013 | by m-a-elsewhereSee all my reviews

PREMISE: Alice. Kills stuff. PLOT: Alice. Kills stuff.

Viewers hoping for a coherent narrative are advised to try Capcom's Resident Evil cartoons; viewers completely new to the series really have no choice but to let the images simply break over them like tsunamis. Despite 2 or 3 pages of exposition, series writer/director Paul W. S. Anderson clearly assumes that anyone rejoining him at this point is so familiar with both the movies and the various R.E./BIOHAZARD VGs that new characters (Ada Wong; Leon Kennedy) can be ported over from the games, and old characters (Rain; Carlos) resurrected without explanation (Jill Valentine, Albert Wesker and Luther West are back; Claire and Chris Redfield make cameos). Happily, I AM that geekish, so enjoyed the merry-go-round.

The CGI FX, which are virtually non-stop, are more varied, energetic, and original than in previous sequels. No more mutant dead dogs, thank goodness, although Anderson remains overly-fond of his tentacles- bursting-out-of-the-mouth shots.

The movie is less a script than a series of levels, as Alice, Project Alice, Leon, Ada and their ad hoc teams are dragged through artificial environments adapted from previous installments, from games (notably the new Manhattan and Moscow sets), from any spin-off that isn't bolted to the ground, even from absolutely unconnected franchises (e.g. DAWN OF THE DEAD). Each setting—all controlled by The Red Queen--has its own horde of character clones infected with different strains of the T-Virus and/or Plaga Parasite and its own boss monster adapted from one or another of the games.

If...and only if...that paragraph made the least bit of sense, then this movie's recommended.


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