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Based on a video game, this sequel to Resident Evil finds Alice (Milla Jovovich) awaking from a deep sleep only to discover the Umbrella Corporation has released the Undead on the city. She also learns she has been bio-genetically enhanced with new strengths and killer skills, which she now uses to battle the zombie like enemy.

MPAA Rating: R for non-stop violence, language and some nudity.

Why is Resident Evil: Apocalypse rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Resident Evil: Apocalypse is rated R for for non-stop violence, language and some nudity.

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 gun and hand-to-hand violence (some blood shown)

- Frequent zombie violence, with depictions of detailed wounds and grotesque injuries.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity in seen in a non-sexual context.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context.

Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A frequent violence; coarse language
Alberta 18A
Manitoba 18A Violence, Gory Scenes.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Not Recommended for Children, Nudity, Violence.
Quebec 13+ Horror Violence.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A