In 2007, Rec opened in cinemas. The Spanish found footage horror film, about a reporter and a cameraman trapped inside a building with its murderous occupants, was a hit with audiences and led to a series of movies.

But how many Rec films are there?

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The Rec films in order

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To date, there are six Rec films. The films – produced between 2007 and 2014 – include:

  • Rec (2007)
  • Quarantine (2008)
  • Rec 2 (2009)
  • Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
  • Rec 3: Genesis (2012)
  • Rec 4: Apocalypse (2014)

Are all of Rec movies part of the same series?

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The Rec series is divided into two series:

  • RecRec 2Rec 3 and Rec 4 are Spanish horror films which are all part of the same series.
  • Quarantine is an American remake of RecQuarantine 2 is its sequel.
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Who are the cast of the Rec films?

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Notable cast members in the Rec series include: Manuela Velasco, Jonathan Mellor, Leticia Dolera, Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Columbus Short, Greg Germann, Dania Ramirez, Mercedes Mason and Josh Cooke.

Is the Rec series the work of the same director?

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The Rec films are the work of multiple directors. Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza directed Rec and Rec 2, Paco Plaza directed Rec 3, Jaume Balagueró directed Rec 4, John Erick Dowdle directed Quarantine and John Pogue directed Quarantine 2.

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What is the best Rec film?

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According to IMDb, the Rec films are ranked as follows:

  • Rec (2007) – 7.4/10
  • Rec 2 (2009) – 6.5/10
  • Quarantine (2008) – 5.9/10
  • Rec 4: Apocalypse (2014) – 5.3/10
  • Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011) – 5.2/10
  • Rec 3: Genesis (2012) – 5/10
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