I think that it is safe to call the Resident Evil franchise the most successful of all the games-turned-movies. After four successful box office releases, the series is still going strong and Sony has given the greenlight for a fifth. According to Box Office Mojo
, the new movie has yet to be given a firm title aside from “Resident Evil 5
I have to be honest, I have yet to see any of the Resident Evil movies. I would imagine that some of their success is based on the fact that they are loosely based on the video game source material; each of the previous motion pictures have featured original tales with elements familiar to fans. None of the films have been true financial blockbusters, but their worldwide grosses have secured their position as a profitable series for Sony and one that will likely continue until the well runs dry. Have any of you seen any of the movies? What did you think?