Resident Evil: Extinction

September 21st, 2007








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Resident Evil: Extinction

Still of Milla Jovovich and Russell Mulcahy in Resident Evil: ExtinctionStill of Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr, Ali Larter and Spencer Locke in Resident Evil: ExtinctionAmy Smart at event of Resident Evil: ExtinctionStill of Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil: ExtinctionStill of Milla Jovovich, Oded Fehr and Ali Larter in Resident Evil: ExtinctionStill of Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil: Extinction

Plot
Survivors of the Raccoon City catastrophe travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against the evil Umbrella Corp.

Release Year: 2007

Rating: 6.2/10 (72,112 voted)

Critic's Score: 41/100

Director: Russell Mulcahy

Stars: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Oded Fehr

Storyline
Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own; aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her, she is struggling to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows and the most terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has killed millions.

Cast:
Milla Jovovich - Alice
Oded Fehr - Carlos Olivera
Ali Larter - Claire
Iain Glen - Dr. Isaacs
Ashanti - Betty
Christopher Egan - Mikey
Spencer Locke - K-Mart
Matthew Marsden - Slater
Linden Ashby - Chase
Jason O'Mara - Albert Wesker
Mike Epps - L.J.
Joe Hursley - Otto
John Eric Bentley - Umbrella Tech
James Tumminia - Lab Tech
Kirk B.R. Woller - Scientist

Taglines: All Bets Are Off



Details

Official Website: Metropolitan Films [France] | Sony Pictures [uk] |

Release Date: 21 September 2007

Filming Locations: Churubusco Studios, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Box Office Details

Budget: $45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: MXN 23,249,379 (Mexico) (21 September 2007) (350 Screens)

Gross: $147,717,833 (Worldwide) (28 October 2007)



Technical Specs

Runtime: USA:  | Argentina:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
Raccoon City is clearly Detroit, Michigan from the graphic about 6-7 minutes into the film. The Detroit river and Belle Isle are clearly discernible, as is the half moon shaped industrial park to the North (towards the left in the film).

Goofs:
Continuity: During the crow scene when the flamethrower is about to incinerate Carlos, the woman he is holding has her hand on his shoulder. When we cut to Alice in the next shot we can see the woman's hand slide down off of Carlos' shoulder and then reappear there in the next shot.

Quotes:
[first lines]
Dr. Isaacs: Take a sample of her blood, and then get rid of that.



User Review

Entertaining

Rating: 7/10

Im not sure what video gamers were expecting when this series was turned into film. Just like books, comic books, and whatever else, the source material will more often than not be different from the film. However, that is not always a bad thing. Take Jurassic Park for instance. The movie was phenomenal, but nothing like the book. Anyways, the reason i'm saying this is because I myself have played the games and have enjoyed the movies quite a bit. Sure, there not masterpieces by any means, but I think they are time well spent to escape reality for a couple of hours. I think Milla plays a great heroine in distress and a serious badas s. The character development in this is non existent. You get a little speech to bring you up to speed, but if you haven't seen these before, you will be lost in the film. (A friend that I had brought asked me how Claire Redfield knew how to fly a helicopter.) But you're not in this movie for the character development. You want to see zombies die and Milla kick butt, and that is what this film delivers. There are some great scenes here and some pretty fun kills, not a whole lot that you haven't seen before, but still entertaining. The movie goes pretty quick and has some very nice things to add. Alice's telekinesis was very cool to watch, and I can see why she didn't get to use it a lot. A lot of the special effects were much better here than they were in previous films, and that was a definite plus. The bad is that it ends for another to be made, and this is supposed to be the last. A lot of main players lose their lives, and that's fine, cause the movie doesn't give you time to care for them. Nope, the main focus here is Milla and she delivers the goods. Good fights, good kills, not much logic, pretty decent special effects, and the greatest pot smoking scene in history make this worth seeing in my opinion. If you liked the first two, you should enjoy this just the same. Personally, I don't think any of them have been too bad.

P.s. why did they keep airbrushing Milla's face, she is entirely too beautiful for that.




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