Released on Friday, September 10, 2010 in theaters nationwide, Resident Evil: Afterlife debuted at number one for the weekend. The film made a handsome $27.7 million, and makes Paul W.S Anderson’s fourth Resident Evil film the most successful of them all. The Other Guys came in sixth place with $3.6 million, followed by The Last Exorcism with $3.5 million.
Historically, the majority of films based on video games have let gamers down. Unfortunately, the success of Resident Evil: Afterlife and other game-to-film adaptions mean more are on the way!