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The Umbrella Corporation was an international conglomeration with subsidiaries active in a variety of industries from the 1970's to the early 2000's. Umbrella had influence in pharmaceutical; chemical and consumer cosmetics production and selling; industrial machine production, consumer products; health foods; the transport industry and tourism.
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.
A virus has escaped in a secret facility called The Hive, turning the staff into hungry zombies and releasing the mutated Lab "Animals" that they were studying. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories.
I wrote about the Resident Evil movie by Paul W. S. Anderson, Resident Evil (also titled Resident Evil: Ground Zero, and Resident Evil: Genesis) is a film adaptation of Capcom's survival horror series Resident Evil.The film is followed by two sequels: Apocalypse, which was released on September 10, 2004, which is based at the Umbrella Corporation, The Umbrella Corporation is a fictional biotech megacorp company set in the Resident Evil (Biohazard in Japan) videogame series. In the videogames, it is a major international player in a number of markets including pharmaceuticals, medical hardware, defense, and computers along with more clandestine operations utilizing genetic engineering and bioweaponry.
|Directed by||Paul W. S. Anderson|
|Written by||Paul W. S. Anderson|
|Based on||Resident Evil|
The Umbrella Corporation was an international conglomeration with subsidiaries active in a variety of industries from the 1970s to the early 2000s. Umbrella had influence in pharmaceutical; chemical and consumer cosmetics production and selling; industrial machine production, consumer products; health foods; the transport industry and tourism. Umbrella's large array of subsidiaries was typical for large-scale corporations, though it was purpose-built to cover-up illegal activities.