Total Nerd Every Resident Evil Movie, Ranked Best to Worst  

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Resident Evil has been a popular video game franchise since it debuted in 1996, but it became a cultural phenomenon thanks to its blockbuster film series. The best Resident Evil movies feature grotesque monsters and thrilling fights. This is a list of every Resident Evil movies, ranked from best to worst by fans like you.

What film would you vote to the top of the list? Maybe you would pick the original Resident Evil. This 2002 movie introduces audiences to the Umbrella Corporation and its secretive mission, and marks the debut of Milla Jovovich's butt-kicking Alice. The first film follows Alice as she attempts to contain an outbreak of a horrific virus that transforms people into zombie-like creatures. Later installments see her fighting mutated monsters alongside human survivors. In 2016, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter was released - though movie-goers will have to wait and see if the title proves true.

Which movie is the best? That's up to you to decide. Make your voice heard and rank these Resident Evil movies best to worst.

Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Resident Evil Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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Resident Evil is a 2002 German-British-French science fiction horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. The film stars Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez. It is the first installment in the Resident Evil film series, which is based on the Capcom survival horror video game series Resident Evil. Borrowing elements from the video games Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2, the film follows amnesiac heroine Alice and a band of Umbrella Corporation commandos as they attempt to contain the outbreak of the T-virus at a secret underground facility. The film received negative reviews from critics but grossed more than $102 million worldwide. ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 2002

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

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#19 on The Best Video Game Franchises of All Time

#29 on The Most Rewatchable Horror Movies

#9 on The Best Zombie Movies of All Time

#10 on The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

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Resident Evil: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Resident Evil Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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Resident Evil: Apocalypse is a 2004 British-Canadian apocalyptic fiction action horror film directed by Alexander Witt, from a screenplay written by producer Paul W. S. Anderson. It is the second installment in the Resident Evil film series, which is based on the Capcom survival horror video game series Resident Evil. Borrowing elements from the video games Resident Evil 2, 3: Nemesis, and Code: Veronica, Resident Evil: Apocalypse follows heroine Alice, who has escaped the underground Umbrella facility and must band with other survivors including Jill Valentine and escape Raccoon City alive. The film opened to theaters on September 10, 2004. On a budget of $40 million, the film grossed $51 ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 2004

Directed by: Alexander Witt

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#21 on The Best Zombie Movies of All Time

#57 on The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

#20 on The Best Horror Movies About Virus Outbreaks

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Resident Evil: Extinction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Resident Evil Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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RESIDENT EVIL: EXTINCTION is again based on the wildly popular video game series and picks up where the last film left off. Alice (Milla Jovovich), now in hiding in the Nevada desert, once again joins forces with Carlos Olivera (Oded Fehr) and L.J. (Mike Epps), along with new survivors Claire (Ali Larter), K-Mart (Spencer Locke ) and Nurse Betty (Ashanti) to try to eliminate the deadly virus that threatens to make every human being undead…and to seek justice. Since being captured by the Umbrella Corporation, Alice has been subjected to biogenic experimentation and become genetically altered, with super-human strengths, senses and dexterity. These skills, and more, will be needed if anyone is ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 2007

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

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#24 on The Best Zombie Movies of All Time

#54 on The Best Movies About Disease Outbreaks

#49 on The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

#11 on The Best Horror Movies About Virus Outbreaks

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Resident Evil: Retribution is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Resident Evil Movie, Ranked Best to Worst
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Resident Evil: Retribution is a 2012 American-Canadian-German science fiction action horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. It is the fifth installment in the Resident Evil film series based on the Capcom survival horror video game series Resident Evil, and the third to be written and directed by Anderson after the first film and the previous installment. Resident Evil: Retribution is a direct follow-on from the previous film Resident Evil: Afterlife, and focuses on Alice captured by the Umbrella Corporation, forcing her to make her escape from an underwater base in the Arctic Circle, used for testing the T-virus. The film has many returning actors and characters, along ...more on Wikipedia

Initial Release: 2012

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

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#36 on The Best Zombie Movies of All Time

#15 on The Best Horror Movies About Virus Outbreaks

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