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Every Resident Evil Movie, Ranked Best to Worst

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.

  • Based on the popular video game, Milla Jovovich and Michelle Rodriguez star as the leaders of a commando team who must break into "the hive," a vast underground genetics laboratory operated by the powerful Umbrella Corporation. There, a deadly virus has been unleashed, killing the lab's personnel and resurrecting them as the evil Un-dead. The team has just three hours to shut down the lab's supercomputer and close the facility before the virus threatens to overrun the Earth.  ...more
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
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  • A deadly virus from a secret Umbrella Corporation laboratory underneath Raccoon City is exposed to the world. Umbrella seals off the city to contain the virus, creating a ghost town where everyone trapped inside turns into a mutant zombie. Alice (Milla Jovovich), a survivor from Umbrella's secret lab, meets former Umbrella security officer Jill Valentine (Sienna Guillory) and mercenary Carlos Oliviera (Oded Fehr). Together, they search for a scientist (Jared Harris) who might be able to help.  ...more
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Alexander Witt
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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 virus that threatens to make every human being sick…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.  ...more
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
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    Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

    Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is a 2017 3D science fiction action horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. It is the sequel to Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) and the sixth and final installment in the Resident Evil film series. Alice (Milla Jovovich) and her friends are betrayed by Albert Wesker (Shawn Roberts), who gathers the entire forces of Umbrella into one final strike against the apocalypse survivors.  ...more
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson
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