Every Single Resident Evil Movie (In Release Order)

Resident Evil movie is a series about Alice, who battles “The Umbrella Corporation”, who created T virus. This virus turns the entire world into Zoombie Land. This is a list of all Resident Evil movies, in alphabetical order.

  1. Resident Evil (2002)
  2. Resident Evil – Apocalypse (2004)
  3. Resident Evil (2007)
  4. Resident Evil – Afterlife (2010)
  5. Resident Evil – Retribution (2012)
  6. Resident Evil: Chapter Final (2016)

About Resident Evil Movie Series

Resident Evil began as a video game. The first Resident Evil movie, which was released in 2002, was a big hit at the Box office.

After a 14-year run, six sequels were made and the series became one of the most popular action-adventure films series with a profit of $1.2 million worldwide.

The Resident Evil series begins with the Break Down of T virus. Soon, it spread throughout Racoon City. Alice manages to save her but she dies in an air crash. Dr. Isaacs revives Alice and creates a copy of the virus. Alice is the only one whose DNA contains the cure for this virus.

After the entire world is infected with T-virus, she decides that it is her duty to destroy “The Umbrella Corporation”, who is responsible for everything. Check more: Every Pirates of the Caribbean Movie (In Release Order)

Resident Evil Movies in Order: How To Watch Resident Evil Series

In 2002, Resident Evil was the first movie. It introduced you to “The Umbrella Corporation”, which is known for making deadly Bio-Waffen and conducting unorthodox and illegal experiments. The series begins with the release of T-Virus in “The Hive”. Alice is introduced along with other commandos from the Lab who are there to protect everyone and shut down the Red Queen.

Are Resident Evil and Resident Evil connected?

The Resident Evil movies all connect to one another and tell the story of Break of T-virus through Alice, ending with the destruction of “The Umbrella Corporation”. Each movie picks up the story where the last film ended. Additionally, the resident Evil story is complex and features many characters. It is important to see Resident Evil movies to get a better understanding of the plot and story.

What is the order in which all the Resident Evils are placed?

The order of Resident Evil movies might seem confusing due to the absence of Numerals. However, the series does not contain prequels. This is the order in which all Resident Evil movies should be viewed

Resident Evil (2002)

  • Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Stars: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan McCluskey, Oscar Pearce
  • Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Runtime 100 Minutes

Resident Evil – Apocalypse (2004)

  • Director: Alexander Witt
  • Stars: Milla Joevovich. Eric Mabius. Oded Fehr
  • Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Runtime 94 Minutes

Resident Evil (2007)

  • Director: Russell Mulcahy
  • Stars: Milla Josephich, Ali Larter and Oded Fehr.
  • Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Runtime 94 Minutes

Resident Evil – Afterlife (2010)

  • Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Stars: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller, Kim Coates
  • Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Runtime97 minutes

Resident Evil – Retribution (2012)

  • Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Stars: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Michelle Rodriguez, Aryana Engineer
  • Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Runtime 95 minutes

Resident Evil: Chapter Final (2016)

  • Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Stars – Milla Joevovich. Iain Glen. Ali Larter. Shawn Roberts
  • Written By: Paul W.S. Anderson
  • Runtime106 minutes

All credit goes to Capcom

Resident Evil (2002)

The Umbrella Corporation is a company that conducts Illegal Experiments in order to create Bio-Weapons. The Corporation’s main control room, “The Hive”, is where they make all their Bio-Weapons. A deadly virus called “T- virus“, which is caused by a mistake, spreads in the Hive.

To stop the spread of the virus, the Artificial Intelligence Machine “Red Queen” shuts down all doors and kills everyone in the Lab. Alice awakens in a Mansion with no memory. Matt and Alice are taken by commandos to an underground warehouse where Spence is found.

Commandos explain to Alice that they work for The Umbrella Corporation. They are there to stop the spread T-virus and protect everyone at the Lab. They must fight Zombies, Dangerous Creatures and a Deadly Machine to do that.All credit goes to Capcom

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

The movie continues with T-virus, Zombies and Lickers spreading in Raccoon city. The Umbrella Corporation decides that their personnel should be relocated to safety. T-Virus, Zombies and Lickers quickly spread throughout the city. The Umbrella Corporation decided to drop a Nuclear Bomb on the city to end it all.

Alice awakens in a hospital, and finds Zombies all around her. Ashwood calls her, asking her to save her Daughter. Alice fights with all the Zombies, Lickers and saves Ashwood’s Daughter. However, their Helicopter crashes and she is killed.

Resident Evil: Extinction (2006)

T-virus has now spread to the entire globe. Dr. Isaacs is currently working on the clone and cure for T-virus, as the DNA of Alice contains the cure. L.J., Claire, Carlos, and Claire are still alive. They are wandering the globe in search of shelter and food.

Dr. Isaacs’ experiments have given Alice some abilities. The Artificial Intelligence Machine White Queen (White Queen) detects Alice’s frequency and informs Dr. Isaacs about Alice’s location. Issacs becomes infected while trying to capture Alice.

After sending all the left-behind humans to Alaska, Alice battles Isaacs and kills his clone. She then discovers that she can cure the T-virus with the help her DNA.

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

Alice and her army of clones, after killing Dr. Issacs go to Tokyo to exact revenge on Albert Wesker. Albert injects a serum into Alice’s body that destroys her superpowers and kills all the clones. While Alice and Wesker fight, their plane crashes. Wesker is killed and Alice serves.

Alice begins her search for another survivor. She takes her to Arcadia, where we find that Wesker is still alive. Alice continues her quest to find survivors.

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

The movie begins with Alice awakening in the Lab of Umbrella Corporation. Alice is attacked by Zombies as she attempts to escape but manages to survive. Wesker tells Alice that Umbrella was hacked by Red Queen, and now she has control over everything. Wesker is no more with Umbrella.

Alice fights with Zombies and Lickers, and meets the daughter from her clone. She reaches out to Wesker, who gives her all her superpowers.

Resident Evil: The Last Chapter (2016)

The movie begins with Red Queen contacting Alice to inform her that she has the cure for T-virus in “The Hive”. Alice arrives in Racoon City to find that Dr. Isaacs still exists.

Alice fights with Zombies, Lickers and finally makes it to the Hive Lab. Red Queen explains that Dr. Isaacs is responsible for the spread of T virus and his plan to bring about a controlled Apocalypse. Alice, on the hunt for T-virus, reaches The Umbrella Corporation’s headquarter and meets Dr. Isaacs.

Dr. Isaacs was in The Hive Lab, waiting for the End of Apocalypse. Alice fights Dr. Isaacs and kills him.

Complete Resident Evil Universe [ Film, Animation Movies and Television Series]

The Franchise also released a trilogy of animated movies, which tells the story of the resident evil.

Martin Moszkowicz announced that a reboot movie would be made to explain the story of Resident Evil’s origins after the conclusion of the main Resident Evil story. A television series and an anime series are also in production, which will premiere on Netfilx.

This is the complete list of Resident Evil Universes in order

Resident Evil Movie
  • Resident Evil (2002) – Movie
  • Resident Evil : Apocalypse (2004) Movie
  • Resident Evil (2007) Movie
  • Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008) -Animation movie
  • Resident Evil – Afterlife (2010) Movie
  • Resident Evil – Retribution (2012) Movie
  • Resident Evil: Damnation (2012) -Animation movie
  • Resident Evil – The Final Chapter (2016) Movie
  • Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017) -Animation movie
  • Resident Evil Reboot Movie (TBA).
  • Resident Evil TV series (TBA).
  • Infinite Darkness– A new anime series is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in 2021

Which Resident Evil movie is your favorite?

You might be wondering which Resident Evil movie is the best. Here’s a list of Resident Evil movies, sorted by their IMDb ratings.

Resident Evil MoviesRatings at IMDb
Resident Evil – Retribution (2012)5.4/10
Resident Evil, The Final Chapter (2016)5.5/10
Resident Evil – Afterlife (2010)5.8/10
Resident Evil – Apocalypse (2004)6.2/10
Resident Evil (2007)6.3/10
Resident Evil (2002)6.7/10

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