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: MA15+, for sequences of strong violence throughout95 minsUSA, Germany
ActionHorrorScience FictionThriller

Streaming (4 Providers)

Resident Evil: Retribution / Reviews

Variety

Variety

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

Full review
A.V. Club

A.V. 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.

Full review
Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

A mind-melting popcorn film gelled with insane amounts of action-packed eye-candy.

Full review
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

If they ran these scenes at normal speed, would 95 dreary minutes become a much more expedient 20 to 25?

Full review
Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

At this point in the franchise, Anderson is content to alight the saga on a perpetual rewind loop, ever-ending, ever-rebooting, all subsidised by his nonpareil compositional sense.

Full review
We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

Resident Evil: Retribution showcases tantalising big budget action on a stylistically provocative level.

Full review
TV Guide

TV Guide

The Resident Evil films... seem to be evolving into their own brand of hyper-stylized cheese, made more extreme with each outing.

Full review
Village Voice

Village Voice

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.

Full review
Time Out

Time Out

A cacophony of abstract action-horror mayhem.

Full review
The New York Times

The New York Times

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

Full review
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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

Full review