*Keep up with our ongoing end of the year coverage here* The Resident Evil film franchise is an interesting creation. Adapted from a 1996 video game, the first installment (released in 2002) had almost nothing to do with the game it was based on (save for the fact that there were zombies, zombie dogs, a Licker and an evil corporation called Umbrella). Nevertheless, it was a financial success (earning $102 million worldwide on a $33 million budget) and a franchise was born. Earlier this year Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the supposed final installment in the franchise, was released. With a $26.8 million domestic gross, it was the lowest performing film in the franchise domestically (but it was saved by a $282 million gross from foreign markets, making … Read entire story.
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