Resident Evil: Extinction

Milla Jovovich wanders the post-apocalyptic desert of old America in search of answers regarding her past in this decent if dull zombie action film. Some uncharacteristically well-done action sequences aside, “Resident Evil: Extinction” is too derivative when it’s good, and too uninteresting when it isn’t, too recommend.

28 Days Later

Cillian Murphy awakens from a coma to find the world he knew ravaged by a disease that turns humans into mindless, enraged monsters. Great direction, a smart script, and a genuinely terrifying spin on the traditional zombie virus, make “28 Days Later” one of the best apocalypse films of the new century.

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Less social-commentary, more action-horror, Director Zack Synder’s “Dawn of the Dead” is a well-paced, exciting, and often suspenseful reimagining of Romero’s beloved classic. While lacking the sophistication of the original, it has enough thrills to satisfy connoisseurs of the zombie-apocalypse genre.