Extinction Movie

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Who's Involved:

Michael Peña, Ben Young, Lizzy Caplan, Lex Shrapnel, David Hoberman, Todd LIeberman, Eric Heisserer, Israel Broussard, Emma Booth, Mike Colter, Spenser Cohen, Bradley Caleb Kane, Lilly Aspell, Amelia Crouch, Erica Tremblay

Release Date:

Friday, July 27, 2018 Netflix

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

A working class father of the future faces recurring dreams of destruction by an unknown force. When his unwanted nightmares begin to affect his relationship with his family, he soon realizes they may be the key to a horrible reality, as a relentless alien attack begins to destroy the Earth. As the invaders' assault progresses, he is forced to find both the strength to protect his family and an understanding of who he truly is.

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Who stars in Extinction: Cast List

The Martian, Turbo  

Cobweb, Allied  

Plane, Girls Trip  

H is for Happiness, Tracks  

Fear of Rain, Happy Death Day  


Who's making Extinction: Crew List

A look at the Extinction behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ben Young last directed Devil’s Peak and Where All Light Tends to Go. The film's writer Eric Heisserer last wrote Shadow and Bone and Bloodshot.


Ben Young


David Hoberman
Todd LIeberman

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Production: What we know about Extinction?

Key Facts

  1. Lizzy Caplan will play Pena’s wife in the film (Variety, 3/3/17).
  2. A man tries to save his family from an alien invasion.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2018 - July: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2017 - August: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2017 - February: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Production starts April 2017.

Extinction Release Date: When was the film released?

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Extinction was a Netflix release in 2018 on Friday, July 27, 2018. There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Teen Titans GO To the Movies, Mission: Impossible - Fallout and Hot Summer Nights.

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