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Resident Evil: Retribution
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Title: Resident Evil: Retribution
Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Written by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Produced by: Paul W.S. Anderson; Jeremy Bolt; Don Carmody; Alexander Dostal; Samuel Hadida; Martin Moszkowicz; Bernhard Thur
Music by: tomandandy
Cinematography: Glen MacPherson
Edited by: Niven Howie
Distributed by: Constantin Film International
Impact Pictures
Screen Gems
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Released: September 14th, 2012
Rating: R
Running time: 96 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $65,000,000 [1]
Gross: $42,345,531 (US) [1][2]
$240,159,255 (Worldwide) [1][2]
Previous: Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Next: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Resident Evil: Retribution is an American feature film blending elements of the horror genre with action and science fiction. It is the fifth installment in the Resident Evil live-action film series, which is based on the popular video game franchise by Capcom. The movie was written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. The film was produced by Constantin Film International, Davis-Films and Impact Pictures and released through Screen Gems - a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The movie premiered in the United States in 3-D and IMAX 3-D on September 14th, 2012.

Resident Evil: Retribution combines characters and settings from previous films, as well as many familiar elements from the video game series. Actress Milla Jovovich reprises the role of Alice with Sienna Guillory as Jill Valentine, Michelle Rodriguez as the formerly-deceased Rain Ocampo (whaaaaat?), as well as Aryana Engineer as Becky, Binbing Li as Ada Wong, Boris Kodjoe as Luther West, Johann Urb as Leon S. Kennedy and Kevin Durand as Barry Burton.

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Note: The following is taken from the full credits list for this entry on IMDB. As it is a website with user-submitted information, some of the data listed here, including character names may be inaccurate.

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Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Taglines for this film include "Evil goes global" and "The ultimate battle begins".
  • At its widest release, Resident Evil: Retribution was screened in 3,016 theaters. [2]
  • Resident Evil: Retribution closed out of theaters on November 11th, 2012. It was in release for a total of 8.4 weeks (59 days). [2]
  • The movie has a 31% "Rotten" rating on the movie review aggregate web site Rotten Tomatoes. However, it maintains a 52% audience score amongst viewers who liked it. [6]
  • Resident Evil: Retribution has a score of 39 on the movie review aggregate web site Metacritic, with a user score of 4.9 based on 348 ratings. [7]
  • This film includes flashback scenes from the first Resident Evil, with many of the original cast members appearing in archival footage.
  • Actor Kevin Shand is credited as Kevin Shad in this film. He plays one of the Axe Men.
  • Actor Raymond Olubawale is credited as Ray Olubawale in this film. He plays one of the Axe Men.

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