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: September 14, 2012
DVD Release Date: December 21, 2012
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Resident Evil: Retribution offers everything one might reasonably expect from the fifth installment in a heavily action-dependent franchise -- which means very little beyond stylishly hollow CGI-enhanced set pieces.

Rafer Guzman

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.

Eric D. Snider

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 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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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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Joe Leydon

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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Brent Simon
Screen International

More high-calorie, low-sense, audiovisual CGI stimulation arrives in the form of this fifth and most roundly unsatisfying entry in the previously lithe and fun videogame franchise.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
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
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
Cynthia S.
Terrible. No more please.....
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
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11/02/2013 (Online)
Alex roy
Resident Evil: Retribution is a decent final entry (I hope) to this zombie franchise. This is an extravagant action horror film that is designed for fans of the… More