YMMV / Resident Evil: Retribution

  • Awesome Music: The use of Daft Punk's "Recognizer" for the first teaser trailer.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: The fact that Good Rain campaigned for gun control and is forced to use a gun anyway. Three months after the movie's release, gun control would become a hot button topic in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
  • Hell Is That Noise: The shrieking noise Jill uses to torture Alice.
  • Special Effects Failure: During the Moscow chase, the car becomes an obvious CGI model at points, which becomes especially noticeable once it enters the subway station. The Lickers on the other hand fare a little better, and can be considered a step up compared to the stilted animatronics of the first film or the cartoonish looking ones from Resident Evil: Damnation.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character: Barry Burton, one of the series's most beloved characters, finally appears in this movie only to be killed off. Countless fans were not pleased.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: Good Rain is killed. Five minutes later, Bad Rain shows up in the same room. No potential Cloning Blues discussion is presented. Especially disappointing to those viewers hoping to see a Heel–Face Turn.

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