This is a list of characters from [REC].
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Portrayed by: Manuela VelascoShe's the leading character of the franchise, Angela is a sympathetic TV presenter of Mientras Duermes who, while shooting an episode following the routine of a group of firemen in Barcelona, ends up quarantined with the cameran Pablo in an appartment building with a terrifying virus.
- Action Girl: Ángela right at the end of the second movie, right before you discover she is actually possessed by Medeiros.
- Alternate Identity Amnesia: Ángela forgets she was ever possessed by the demon once it leaves her body. It takes finding and recovering the footage for anyone to realize she was once the carrier.
- And Then John Was a Zombie: Ángela has become the new host of the demon that possessed Medeiros, making her the lead carrier for the demonic plague. And she's now free to infect the entire world.
- Anti-Hero: Ángela takes some downright ruthless measures in her determination to escape in the fourth movie, including releasing the infected cook on her armed pursuers.
- Berserk Button: Don't touch the fucking camera! Ángela does not like people trying to mess with it.
- Broken Bird: Ángela is far more aggressive and brutal than in the fourth movie. Given what she's been through, it's hard to blame her.
- Fan Disservice: Invoked during the ending, when a possessed Ángela straddles Owen after beating the shit out of him, and mocking him before delivering the final blow.
- Final Girl: Ángela. Subverted in that she doesn't make it in the first movie. happens again in the fourth movie with better results for her.
- Freak Out: Ángela has one after fighting with an infected and mistakenly believes that she's been bitten.
- Girlish Pigtails: Wears them in the first movie before the real action starts to emphasize her innocence.
- Ms. Exposition: Ángela, explaining everything that we see to the camera.
- Oh, Crap!: Ángela, when she makes the connection between Jennifer's story of her sick dog, Max, and the health inspector's story about the infected dog who became violent...
- Tank-Top Tomboy: She wears a white tank top in all three films she appears.
Portrayed by: Pablo RossoPablo is Angela Vidal's cameraman who ends up quarantined in a Barcelona building with a rabid, terrifying outbreak, after following a group of fireman there.
- The Faceless: Given that he's the one behind the camera. Even after he's killed, we only see a bit of his back and shoulder.
Portrayed by: Carlos Lasarte
- Camp Gay: He's wearing a colorful ascot, jewelry and a pencil-thin mustache. In his short interview, he mentions that he used to live with his mother and now lives alone, makes catty comments about the Asian family, fusses about his appearance, and hits on the cameraman.
- Death by Racism: Cesar. The moment he starts making racist comments about the Asian family, you know he isn't going to last long.
- Although, to be fair, he does outlast a lot of people, including the Asian family.
Portrayed by: Javier BotetAlso known as "La Niña Medeiros", she was the source of the outbreak.
- Big Bad: She serves as the main villain in the first and second movies and ultimately as one for the franchise as a whole.
- Body Horror: She was a normal girl once...
- Boom, Headshot!: How she dies in the second film. Shame it solves nothing.
- Drop the Hammer: Wields a claw hammer.
- Fan Disservice: Seeing a scrawny, lanky, stringy-haired freak clad only in underwear is not pleasant.
- Full-Frontal Assault: All she wears is a pair of loose underwear.
- Littlest Cancer Patient
- Lean and Mean: She's freakishly emaciated.
- Noodle People: It really helps that she's played by Javier Botet, who has Marfan syndrome and has a natural lanky body because of it.
- Rape as Backstory: While she was living at a convent as a cook, a group of priests rape her. And she gets possessed.
- Sealed Evil in a Can: She can only attack you while in complete darkness.
Portrayed by: Jorge-Yaman Serrano
Portrayed by: David Vert
Portrayed by: Martha Carbonell
- Crazy Cat Lady
- Madeof Iron: Mrs. Izquierdo is INCREDIBLY sturdy. After she bites the older officer she is punched in the face by the firefighters, yet she gets back up for more, takes five shots to the chest by the younger officer later on and seemingly goes down, yet later on is up and running again, at this point she takes A SLEDGEHAMMER TO THE HEAD by Manu, and apparently she's down for good, but then in the sequel she is up AGAIN and attacks Larra, who manages to fire several rounds from his rifle into her chest. Just when you think she's finally down for good, less than 20 seconds later, she's up again and continuing her assault on Larra. DAMN
Portrayed by: Carlos Vicente
Portrayed by: Pablo Rosso
Portrayed by: Claudia Silva
Portrayed by: Alejandro Casaseca
- We Hardly Knew Ye: Martos is the first (and only) member of the team to get taken out early on, getting infected barely fifteen minutes in.
Portrayed by: Ariel Casas
- Better to Die than Be Killed: Larra commits suicide by gunshot rather than be killed by the infected.
Portrayed by: Jonathan Mellor
- Badass Preacher
- Boom, Headshot!: Owen kills one of the infected children this way. Towards the end, Ángela does the same to Medeiros. Shame Ángela was already possessed by this point.
Portrayed by: Oscar Sanchez Zafra
Portrayed by: Leticia Dolera
Portrayed by: Diego Martin
Portrayed by: Ismael Martínez
Portrayed by: Alex Monner
Portrayed by: Sr. B
Portrayed by: Emilio Mencheta
Portrayed by: Paco Manzanedo
- The Reveal: Guzman is now the demon's host, having exited Ángela's body and possessing him in the apartment complex.
Portrayed by: Hector Colome
Portrayed by: Ismael Fritschi
Portrayed by: Críspulo Cabezas
Portrayed by: Paco Obregon
Portrayed by: Mariano Venancio
- Retirony: Captain Ortega keeps insisting it's his last voyage. It really, really is.
Portrayed by: Cristian Aquino
Portrayed by: Carlos Zabala