Picture from Resident Evil: Afterlife

Based on a video game, this fourth installment of the Resident Evil franchise again has Alice (Milla Jovovich) setting off to find survivors of a terrifying virus and to kill those infected by it (although you'd think she'd be running out of the "Undead" by now). This time she has help from some friends and is headed for the supposedly safe haven of Los Angeles.

MPAA Rating: R for sequences of strong violence and language.

Why is Resident Evil: Afterlife rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Resident Evil: Afterlife is rated R for for sequences of strong violence and language.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Several scenes of explicit violence depicting shooting, stabbing, decapitation and explosions.

- Frequent zombie, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence (blood, gore and detailed wounds shown).

- Detailed gory and grotesque images.

- Frequent upsetting and disturbing scenes.


- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations,

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and cursing.