Resident Evil (2002)

formerly known as Resident Evil: Ground Zero

About the film . . .


[ For complete credits, check out the Internet Movie Database listing for Resident Evil ]

Directed by Paul S. Anderson
Written by Paul S. Anderson

Cast (partial)
Milla Jovovich .... Alice
Michelle Rodriguez .... Rain [ ]
Eric Mabius .... Matt

Plot summary: A military unit fights against a powerful supercomputer that is out of control. In order to save the world, the military unit must combat hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating undead due to a laboratory accident. Alice (Milla) and Rain (Michelle Rodriguez) are the leaders of a commando-team, which break into a gene-laboratory called 'the hive'. There a deadly virus has broken out, which has killed all personnel...but they are resurrected as zombies. Alice has just three hours to close the lab, otherwise the whole world will be infected. But soon she realizes that the zombies are not the only dangerous species.

Release date: March 15, 2002 (US)

Promotional pictures

Screen caps (more at

Making of Resident Evil


On the set

Promotion & premiere

DVD box (front & back), Making of Resident Evil, Blu-ray, Superbit DVD, Deluxe DVD, Special Edition Collector's DVD Box Set, Resident Evil / Resident Evil: Apocalypse Resurrection Edition

Books [ Amazon / Amazon UK ]



Fan art

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German games magazine Game On did a report on Resident Evil. Translation of Milla's quick interview at the end: "The reason I did the movie was because I love the game little brother and I played it all the was exciting for me just watching him play, I could sit for 5 hours and we would sit all day and play this game." Some stills from the report:

Resident Evil (2002)