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Resident Evil is a scifi/horror zombie franchise based on a Capcom video game.

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Is Ada not telling Leon the truth?

In the Resident Evil 2 remake, Robert Kendo, Kendo's daughter Emma, Leon, and Ada have the following conversation: Robert: Yeah, Emmie. Daddy’s here. I’m here, OK? Those fuckin’ things outside… Look ...
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Resident Evil 2 intro inverted scene?

It’s a picture from the Resident Evil 2 remake intro movie. The camera is inverted, correct? There’s an “exit” sign, and what are those things the blue sets are pointing? Is it inside a building?
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Why did the Red Queen murder Wesker if she was programmed to value human life?

Red Queen couldn't harm employees of Umbrella Corporation, so when Wesker was fired Red Queen "could" harm Wesker. But, why did she have to when she was explicitly programmed to value human ...
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Did the Bakers torture children?

During one scene while attempting to outwit Lucas, after Ethan swears at him, Lucas has the following line: Lucas: Ethan, language. There are children in the building! Somewhere. I think. I’m not ...
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What happened to Angela Ashford?

The main plot around Resident Evil: Apocalypse centres on the characters having to find Angela Ashford in Racoon City so that her father, Charles Ashford, will tell them how to escape with his ...
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Do zombie bites in the Resident Evil games turn you into a zombie? [duplicate]

It was a fairly big plot point in the Resident Evil movies that zombie bites work like bites in standard zombie fiction: You get bitten, you get infected with the virus, and over time the bite turns ...
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Why did the tugboat explode?

The heroes make their way to the bridge, only to find the controls smashed and the ship adrift. To make matters worse they then see their tugboat explode, and suddenly Jill is grabbed by a mysterious ...
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Is it possible to restore humanity in the world after Resident Evil Final Chapter? [closed]

In the Final Chapter, there are less then two thousand people remaining in the Earth. It seems to be a very small genetic database to produce healthy human beings (humans without hereditary diseases ...
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What happened in "humanity's last stand" at the end of Resident Evil retribution?

At the end of the Resident Evil retribution movie, we see Wesker gathered what is left of humanity to fight the undead. But at the begining of the next movie, the battle is over and we only see Alice ...
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Why did Isaacs create The Red Queen, if her programming contradicts with his plans?

In Resident Evil: The Final Chapter it is revealed that Isaacs wanted to destroy humanity by "rebooting it" and starting over. This creates a conflict in programming of The Red Queen, who tries to ...
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How is Alice so skilled in "Resident Evil: Retribution" if she was stripped of her superhuman powers?

At the end of Resident Evil Retribution, Wesker injects Alice with the T-Virus, returning her former powers, which supposedly he took away in a former movie. But in this movie, we see Alice being an ...
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Why wasn't Alice sent to Raccoon City Hive right after Extension?

Wouldn't it be more logical for the Red Queen to send Alice and her Clones to Raccoon City to get the Antivirus right after she killed the Clone of Isaacs, rather than sacrifice them by attacking ...
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What is the video tape in the Resident Evil 7 demo intro referring to?

In the Resident Evil demo 7 intro, it starts with a video tape and it says: "Kitchen" Found within same house as seen in footage S-VHS I didn't understand what this means. What is found in ...
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Why does Leon call this Licker a 'Cowardly Lion'?

In Resident Evil: Damnation, when Leon Kennedy encounters a Licker in the first few minutes, he calls it a Cowardly Lion. Why does he call it a Cowardly Lion? It's ...
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Why can't player characters in Resident Evil become infected with the T-Virus?

Is there an in-universe explanation as to why none of the playable characters in the Resident Evil games (except for those in Outbreak) become infected with the T-Virus? Seems like a massive ...
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Resident Evil S.T.A.R.S

What are the positions in the S.T.A.R.S Team and what do they mean? For example Jill Valentine was the breaking and entering specialist.
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Resident evil Equipment

In the Resident Evil game "Resident Evil 6" and the movie "Resident Evil Damnation", Chris and Leon have two vials on their chest rigs. What's in them?
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Differences between anti-bioterrorism organizations in the resident evil universe

What is the difference between the anti-bioterrorism organizations in the resident evil universe [BSA,D.S.O,TerraSave]?
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Organisations in Resident Evil Universe [duplicate]

Is it possible to be part of more than one anti-bioterrorism organization [BSA,D.S.O,TerraSave]? And is there a in universe example?
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What was the significance of the weapon locked in Alice's drawer?

I missed out on playing the Resident Evil computer games, but enjoyed the films. What was the significance of the weapon amnesia Alice (1st film) discovers in her bedroom drawer? Was it a nod to the ...
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What happened to all the other Alice clones?

Here's a question that bugs both me and my wife - it comes up every time we watch the RE movies. Sorry for spoiler(ish) title, but there's really no way to describe the topic without revealing that ...
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In the Resident Evil film, why does the Red Queen kill everybody in The Hive?

She says it's to contain the infection, but she also must have known that everyone she killed would have been reanimated. I mean what's worse than a thousand people infected with a deadly disease? A ...
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How is it Alice's clones can be killed without head trauma, and why don't they reanimate into zombies?

It was made clear in the first film that the T-virus infected dead needed to to be put down by head/brain trauma. I'm unclear on at least two things. First, how is it that Alice's T-virus mutated ...
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Have bio-organic weapons ever gotten past the testing phase?

I'm not really up to speed on most of RE lore; I've only completed 4 and 5. Reading through plot summaries for most of the other entries, it doesn't seem like the zombie/monster plagues ever get sold ...
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Why do they only have lasers defending the Red Queen chamber?

Why do they have powerful lasers to kill anything living in the Red Queen chamber? Why do they not have any other weapons to kill?
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Alice's connection with her clones in the simulations

In Resident Evil: Retribution, there is a scene where Alice wakes up to find that she is a housewife with a husband and daughter, a daughter who happens to be deaf and uses sign language to ...
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Why did the Red Queen try to exterminate humanity in Resident Evil: Retribution?

We may know in the next film. But for now: why did she try to do this? The main rule for her is: Save humanity. So, in the first movie, it made a lot of sense when she killed everyone in the Hive. ...
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Why did Alice lead the survivors through the graveyard in Resident Evil: Apocalypse?

After meeting/rescuing the survivors in the church, Alice walks with them while explaining some of the situation. She leads the group through a graveyard. At this point, Alice already knows that the ...
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Is the Alice at the end of "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" a clone?

In the film Resident Evil: Apocalypse, we see Alice take a serious chunk of shrapnel during her helicopter escape from Raccoon City. Did she die? Is the Alice that Carlos Olivera and Terri Morales ...
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In Resident Evil film series, why does Umbrella continue doing experiments?

When you kill (or infect) about 95% (or more) of the world's population, and the same virus can infect animals, well, you are doing something wrong. Now, why do you need more powerful monster? Why ...
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In the 2002 Resident Evil film, who is the thief working for?

At the beginning of the Resident Evil movie, we see somebody stealing from The Umbrella Corporation. Is there an in-universe answer as to who the T-Virus thief is planning on selling the T-Virus and ...
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