The Resident Evil franchise is one of the most successful video game adaptations in movie history. It has spawned six movies, all of which have been hugely popular with fans. The movies have captured the essence of the games, managing to create a thrilling and heart-pumping atmosphere that draws you in from the very beginning. With this in mind, let’s take a look back at some of the best Resident Evil movie moments.
1. The Laser Grid in the Hive
The first Resident Evil movie introduced us to the world of the Umbrella Corporation and the T-virus outbreak. One of the standout moments was when Alice and her team found themselves faced with a deadly laser grid in the Hive’s laboratory. It was a tense and exciting scene that kept us on the edge of our seats, watching as the team tried to avoid being sliced and diced.
2. The Axeman
The third movie, Resident Evil: Extinction, saw Alice facing off against the Axeman. This iconic enemy from the games was brought to life on the big screen, and it was a thrilling moment for fans. We watched as Alice fought for her life in a dark and creepy abandoned building, with the Axeman seemingly popping out of nowhere to attack her.
3. Jill Vs. Rain
The second movie, Resident Evil: Apocalypse, saw Alice teaming up with fan-favorite character Jill Valentine. The two faced off against Rain, who had been turned into a zombie. The fight scene between Jill and Rain was epic, with both characters using their skills and weapons to try and gain the upper hand.
4. The Motorbike Chase
Resident Evil: Retribution brought us back to the beginning of Alice’s story and showed us how she got to the point where she was fighting against the Umbrella Corporation. The movie also had one of the most thrilling motorbike chase scenes ever, with Alice speeding through the streets of Moscow while being pursued by zombies and armed Umbrella soldiers.
5. The Red Queen
The Red Queen, the artificial intelligence that controls the Hive, was a pivotal character in the Resident Evil movies. She was creepy and unsettling, but also surprisingly sympathetic at times. One of the best moments involving the Red Queen was in the second movie, when she revealed the truth about how the T-virus outbreak started.
The Resident Evil movies have given us some incredible moments over the years. From heart-pumping action scenes to chilling encounters with zombies and other creatures, these movies have managed to capture the spirit of the games and bring them to life on the big screen. Here’s hoping that the promised reboot will bring us even more memorable moments in the future.