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This is the fifth film in the Resident Evil franchise. This time (isn't it every time?) Alice (Milla Jovovich) fights the Umbrella Corporation and the undead with a resistance group by her side.

MPAA Rating: R for sequences of strong violence throughout.

Why is Resident Evil: Retribution rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Resident Evil: Retribution is rated R for for sequences of strong violence throughout.

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 non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence shown in a realistic manner with blood and tissue damage.

- Disturbing scenes and gory images.

- Frequent fantasy horror.

- Pervasive portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence with some blood, detail shown.

- Frequent depictions of beating, shooting, mutilation, impalement, decapitation and explosion.


- Infrequent use of scatological slang and mild cursing.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use.

Resident Evil: Retribution
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Frequent Violence.
Alberta 14A Gory Violence.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended for Children, Violence, Disturbing Content..
Ontario 14A Gory Scenes, Disturbing Content, Graphic Violence.
Quebec 13+ Violence, Horror.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A