Resident Evil: Retribution
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

The Umbrella Corporation's deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race's last and only hope, Alice (Milla Jovovich), awakens in the heart… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 21, 2012
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31%
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52%



Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Another predictable entry in the Resident Evil franchise that seems to get more cynical and lazy with each film.

Rafer Guzman
Newsday

The script is incoherent and the acting is terrible -- avatars would have been an improvement.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A zombie plague may have laid waste the world, but apparently supplies of black leather unitards have yet to be exhausted.

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Gareth Simms
Platform

Anderson is often mistakenly dismissed as a hack but the artist is actually working within the confines of Hollywood genre cinema, constantly transcending and elevating it through the triumph of his avant-garde visual sensibility.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Thuddingly awful.

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Clark Collis
Entertainment Weekly

During the film's final sequence the director explains all while also suggesting that the franchise's nuttiest days are, remarkably, yet to come.

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Eric D. Snider
Twitch

Any unfortunate souls who wander in with no prior Resident Evil experience will wonder how something this anemic and shallow was ever popular. You and me both, friends.

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Joe Leydon
Variety

Some sequels suggest that no one involved with a franchise really cares anymore.

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Tasha Robinson
AV Club

The acting is sometimes shockingly bad, but generally the script doesn't ask much of the actors, and the combat is effectively staged and often thrilling.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Looks are absolutely everything in Retribution, which melds stunning 3-D computer-graphics and spectacular sets with a skimpy storyline and zero characterization.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
It's still a guilty pleasure but they are flogging a dead horse a bit now. I liked the way found a way to re-introduce past fan favorites such as Michelle… More
EightThirty .
11/02/2013 (Online)
Cynthia S.
Terrible. No more please.....
JY Skacto
Paul W.S. Anderson continues the Resident Evil franchise with yet a 5th movie known as <i>Resident Evil: Retribution</i>.<p>The story is thin… More
Phil Hubbs
Well I hate to say this but you really do need knowledge of the videogame and all previous four films to understand what goes on here. This franchise is one… More
Josh Lewis
A series that was starting to gain momentum (at least I thought so) completely loses its way in the fifth entry to this long running series. The plot is the… More