Resident Evil

15 Frightening Facts About the 'Resident Evil' Film Franchise

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by ScreenCrush Staff October 30, 2014 08:15 AM
The 'Resident Evil' video game franchise is one of the most successful of all-time, selling over 61 million units since the first game made its debut on the Sony PlayStation in 1996. The game series was so popular it spawned an equally lucrative film franchise, which includes five movies (and a sixth on the way) that have grossed almost $1 billion worldwide. But, would all that have happened if Gwyneth Paltrow had starred in the movie? Because that almost happened. Find out more about that, and other scary scoop from the 'Resident Evil' movies is this week's horrifying You Think You Know Movies? episode!

'Resident Evil' TV Series In Development After Sixth Movie?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 13, 2014 10:31 AM
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It's hard to imagine that before 'The Walking Dead' shot to fame, Capcom's 'Resident Evil' franchise helped spark the pop culture revival of the undead. Now, while a sixth film in the divisive video game horror franchise remains in limbo, German production house Constantin claims to be developing a 'Resident Evil' TV series for the future.

Resident Evil Comes to Life at Universal Studios Japan

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by John Llewellyn Martin May 28, 2013 10:06 AM
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While we all hope that a Raccoon City-like incident never happens, there are more than a few zombie fans who'd love nothing more than to become a zombie-slaying hero, just like Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, and other Resident Evil characters. During this summer, at Universal Studios Japan, they just might get their chance.

Resident Evil: Revelations Trailer: The Seafaring Horror Launches in HD

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by John Llewellyn Martin May 21, 2013 09:27 AM
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Fans of Resident Evil's zombie-killing action can rejoice in the release of the HD remake of Resident Evil: Revelations for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC. Accompanying the game's release is a launch trailer that serves as a brief teaser for the horror on the high seas that will meet players upon stepping foot on the Queen Zenobia.

Resident Evil: Revelations Video Explores The Game's Distinguishing Aspects

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by John Llewellyn Martin May 19, 2013 10:12 AM
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Hungry for more Resident Evil goodness? Well, you better develop some sea legs before you step aboard the S.S. Queen Zenobia in the upcoming console remake of Resident Evil: Revelations. And just to give you a refresher on what the game is all about, Capcom has released a new video in which CapcomUnity's Brelston takes a look at the game's more distinguishing aspects.

'Resident Evil 6' Is in the Works and Already Has a Release Date

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by Damon Houx March 04, 2013 08:02 PM
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Often horror sequels run out of steam the further they go along, but -- for one reason or another -- the 'Resident Evil' films have proved very successful, especially internationally. That may be why the sixth film in the franchise is now dated for September 12, 2014 .

'Resident Evil 6' - What to Expect From the Next 'Resident Evil' Movie

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by Christopher Campbell September 17, 2012 12:35 PM
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The ‘Resident Evil’ movies could probably go on forever. There’s seemingly no serious narrative goal, and each installment is little more than a guilty pleasure for its fans. While the latest sequel, ‘Resident Evil: Retribution,’ debuted to the lowest numbers since the first film, its opening weekend box office take is still not much lower than the series best. They’re not huge money makers, but they are pretty consistent, and it shouldn’t be overlooked that they also earn about 70% of their total gross overseas.
So, as the final cliff-hanging moment of ‘Retribution’ promises, yes, there will be a part six.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Resident Evil' VS 'The Master'

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by Jacob Hall September 16, 2012 03:42 PM
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How do you define a hit? What's more important: total gross or actual audience enthusiasm? The answer to this question will help us decide who actually won the weekend. Call it the "Battle of the Paul Andersons": Paul WS Anderson's 'Resident Evil: Retribution' and Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' both opened this week and both had completely different results, but they beg to be compared to each other.

'Resident Evil: Retribution' Review

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by Matt Singer September 15, 2012 09:05 AM
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Here's the problem with the 'Resident Evil' movies: they feel more like video games than the video games they're based on. Capcom's 'Resident Evil' is dark, sinister, disturbing, and cinematic. Paul W.S. Anderson's 'Resident Evil: Retribution' is loud, violent, hectic, and dumb. It's like taking the world's greatest wagyu beef steak and grinding it to make a greasy hamburger.