Parents' Guide to

Resident Evil: Extinction

By Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Zombie sequel is just as grisly as the first two.

Movie R 2007 95 minutes
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Based on 8 parent reviews

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Third installment
age 16+

very good

this movie was great not like the first too lets just say that this movie is not as intense as the first two it was more calm and touching but i loved it 15 and over for violence mild language some romantic talk

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (20 ):

Jovovich's Alice is a watchable and physical action heroine, even if the part doesn't exactly call for great depth. It goes in the "plus" column to have a courageous, capable woman at the center of things who doesn't dress for battle mainly to show off her figure. There's also a decent racial mix to the good guys -- even if most of them don't survive the finale. The Umbrella authorities, meanwhile, are overwhelmingly white and male.

The graphically violent Resident Evil movies are based on a popular series of video games in which players must use their weaponry against contagious, flesh-eating ghouls and monstrous mutations -- the spawn of an evil, high-tech corporation that infected humans and animals with a genetically modified virus strain. You don't need to have played the games to comprehend Extinction; but it does help to have seen the original and its sequel. Resident Evil: Extinction earns points as the least-predictable of the set, in basic terms of what happens next. But you can safely expect the gore quotient to be high ... and frequently sickening.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: September 21, 2007
  • On DVD or streaming: January 1, 2008
  • Cast: Ali Larter , Milla Jovovich , Oded Fehr
  • Director: Russell Mulcahy
  • Inclusion Information: Female actors
  • Studio: Screen Gems
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 95 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: strong horror violence throughout and some nudity.
  • Last updated: December 7, 2022

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