Extinction Level Event is a term for an extinction event introduced in the 1998 film Deep Impact, in which the phrase's (fictional) use in scientific research was a key plot point. It has since seen occasional use outside the film.
It may also refer to an album by Busta Rhymes and its sequel:
- E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front, third album released in 1998
- Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God, tenth album released in 2020