A secret experiment... a deadly virus... a fatal mistake. Based on the wildly popular video game series, Resident Evil is an action-packed thriller starring Milla Jovovich as Alice (The Fifth Element), Michelle Rodriguez, as Rain (The Fast And The Furious) and James Purefoy (A Knights Tale) in a battle of good and evil, human versus computer, the living against the undead.
Something terrible is lurking in the Hive, a vast underground genetic research facility run by the Umbrella Corporation, a faceless bio-engineering conglomerate. A deadly viral outbreak occurs, and in response, the Red Queen - a vast supercomputer that controls the monitors the Hive - seals the entire facility to contain the leak, killing all the trapped employees.
Alice and Rain must lead fellow commandos to isolate the virus that has wiped out Umbrella's entire research staff. The team soon discover, however, that the workers are... not... really... dead. They are now the ravenous, zombie-like undead, and they are prowling the Hive, One bite or scratch from an undead causes infection and worse, instant transformation into their kind!