"Experimentation...Evolution...Extinction" — The film's tagline
Resident Evil: Extinction is a 2007 science fiction action horror film. It is the third installment in the series of film adaptations based on the Capcom survival horror series Resident Evil. The film follows the amnesiac heroine Alice, along with a group of survivors from Raccoon City, as they attempt to travel across the Mojave desert wilderness to Alaska and escape a zombie apocalypse. The film was directed by Russell Mulcahy.
The film was released in the United States on September 21, 2007, and was commercially successful, grossing $147,717,833 worldwide, however, it received many negative reviews from critics. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray in North America on January 1, 2008.
Resident Evil: Extinction - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the final 'various artists' soundtrack in the series. It includes music from groups such as Shadows Fall, Flyleaf, Aiden, Poison The Well, Emanuel, Collide, and Bayside. The European release features bonus tracks by Overkill and Nightwish, while the Japanese release features Koda Kumi's "Last Angel" which was heavily used in the Japanese promotional material. The soundtrack was promoted on MySpace in August and released on September 18, 2007.
The film also features the use of "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" by Iron Butterfly, which is not included on the score. The song used in the film's teaser is "I Know It's You" by The Crystal Method which neither appears in the film nor on the soundtrack.
The Blu-Ray release features "Under The Umbrella: Picture-In-Picture" which features several interviews with the cast and crew, storyboards, production photography and behind-the-scenes footage, as well as several additional 'Making Of' featurettes including Alice Vision: Preproduction, The Big Bang: Shooting Resident Evil: Extinction, Bigger, Faster, Stronger: The Undead Evolve, and Vegas Visual Effects: Miniatures.