On film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, director Johannes Roberts’ film Resident Evil: Raccoon City receives negative reviews from critics.
According to Rotten Tomatoes, the film is currently only 27% fresh based on 30 reviews from critics and 60% fresh based on over 100 ratings from regular audiences. So far, the film has earned 22 “rotten” and 8 “fresh” reviews from critics, giving the film an average rating of 5.1 out of 10, while viewers on average sculpt the film with a rating of 3.3 out of 5.
According to many critics, the film suffers from a bad script, no characters and their relationships, and a lack of fear when watching it. But the audience, in addition to all of the above, critics note the lousy casting of the actors, the absence of many monsters from the games, the bad idea to fit the events of Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2 into one film, and the fact that the new “Resident Evil” turned out to be incredibly worse than the films of Paul Anderson. One of the viewers also suggested that viewers who give this movie a high rating are bots.