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 popular Capcom survival horror series Resident Evil and loosely adapts plot elements from Resident Evil Code: Veronica. The film was directed by Russell Mulcahy and produced by Paul Anderson. The film is a departure from the usually dark and drab locations of other zombie films as it takes place in the Mojave desert wilderness. Extinction was released in the United States on September 21, 2007. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray January 1, 2008.