Resident Evil: Retribution

Resident Evil: Retribution

Resident Evil: Retribution

Milla Jovovich returns in this fifth installment of the sci-fi zombie horror franchise, adapted from the Capcom video game. Written and directed by Paul WS Anderson (The Three MusketeersResident Evil). Alice (Jovovich) continues to find and assist survivors in a world ravaged by a virus infection that turns its victims into the Undead.

As her battle heats up with the Umbrella Corporation, she discovers more information on her past and finds new comrades. The quest to hunt those responsible for the outbreak takes them to New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Moscow.

2012Rating: R16, contains horror scenes and violence95 minsUSA, Germany
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Reviews & comments

Village Voice

Village Voice

press

Anderson['s] lavish visual imagination is matched to a placeholder idea of character that's almost avant-garde in its generic stylization, dialogue buffed of personality by passing through 10,000 previous movies.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

A cacophony of abstract action-horror mayhem.

3.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Taking place almost entirely inside computer-simulated global locations, "Retribution" moves closer than ever to its airless video game roots.

0
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

press

Thuddingly awful.

1.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Endless video-game-style, violent mayhem is on display in this latest edition of the mind-numbing apocalypse series.

0

It's rather unbelievable that sh*t like this can be sold for the fifth time. It basically starts with a 25 minute explanation (new virus infection ... again blabla) why there has to be another movie. The Film impresses with how many different holes in floors, walls and ceilings can be opened and closed using the almost same robot sound each time. It's more...

1.0
0

Milla Jovovich stars as Alice for the fifth time, and her husband Paul WS Anderson directs a 'Resident Evil movie for the third time. Anderson wasn't always a byword for "complete and utter formulaic Hollywood sh*te based on a video game." Despite loathing his 'Mortal Combat' movie, I enjoyed his follow-ups, 'Event Horizon' and 'Soldier' as well-made sci-fi...

1.0
0

Until this point, for all intents and purposes I hadn't seen any of Paul W.S. Anderson's Resident Evil films (I think I saw the first, but don't remember it at all. Were there scary dogs in it?). Entering into a franchise at the fifth installment is probably not the best strategy, but so it was that I found myself sitting down for Resident Evil:...

1.0
0
Village Voice

Village Voice

press

Anderson['s] lavish visual imagination is matched to a placeholder idea of character that's almost avant-garde in its generic stylization, dialogue buffed of personality by passing through 10,000 previous movies.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

A cacophony of abstract action-horror mayhem.

3.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Taking place almost entirely inside computer-simulated global locations, "Retribution" moves closer than ever to its airless video game roots.

0
New York Daily News

New York Daily News

press

Thuddingly awful.

1.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Endless video-game-style, violent mayhem is on display in this latest edition of the mind-numbing apocalypse series.

0

It's rather unbelievable that sh*t like this can be sold for the fifth time. It basically starts with a 25 minute explanation (new virus infection ... again blabla) why there has to be another movie. The Film impresses with how many different holes in floors, walls and ceilings can be opened and closed using the almost same robot sound each time. It's...

1.0
0

Milla Jovovich stars as Alice for the fifth time, and her husband Paul WS Anderson directs a 'Resident Evil movie for the third time. Anderson wasn't always a byword for "complete and utter formulaic Hollywood sh*te based on a video game." Despite loathing his 'Mortal Combat' movie, I enjoyed his follow-ups, 'Event Horizon' and 'Soldier' as well-made...

1.0
0

Until this point, for all intents and purposes I hadn't seen any of Paul W.S. Anderson's Resident Evil films (I think I saw the first, but don't remember it at all. Were there scary dogs in it?). Entering into a franchise at the fifth installment is probably not the best strategy, but so it was that I found myself sitting down for Resident Evil:...

1.0
0