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Elektra (2005)

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

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Nikolas Natchios
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Storyline

In the ultimate battle between good and evil stands a warrior who makes the choice that tips the balance. A strong, mysterious and a deadly sexy action heroine - a lethal synthesis of grace and power. Not long after recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra has severed all ties with the world, living only for her next assignment. But in an unexpected turn of events, she is forced to make a decision that can take her life in a new direction - or destroy her. Key players in Elektra's journey are Stick, a blind martial arts master responsible for Elektra's "resurrection," and Mark Miller and Abby Miller, a father and daughter on the run from The Hand, a powerful syndicate whose members practice the dark version of the martial art Kimagure. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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She's the last thing that stands between good and evil. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for action violence | See all certifications »

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14 January 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ilektra  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,792,335, 16 January 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,409,722

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,149,231
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview with UK's Empire Online, director Rob Bowman stated that the original director's cut was a R-rated film and he had to tone the film down (due to contractual obligations). See more »

Goofs

During one flashback, Elektra goes back to her ride in the ambulance when she dies. The paramedics use a defibrillator on her. A defibrillator is only supposed to be used on bare skin but they have it being used over a leather vest. (This was most likely done to help connect the flashback to her final scene in Daredevil by showing the costume she wore that night.) See more »

Quotes

Elektra: You're a pain in the ass.
Abby Miller: Yeah, just like you.
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Crazy Credits

In the credits, many Roman letters are replaced either by their Greek equivalents or by similar-looking characters (for instance, Sigma resembles the capital letter E). See more »

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Referenced in The Nostalgia Chick: Supergirl (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Breathe No More
Written by Amy Lee
Performed by Evanescence
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Great Comic Book Movie
21 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

It's great for what it is. Don't expect to figure out the meaning of life, this movie is just for fun. It has great action, pretty darn good visuals, and is everything a comic book movie should be.

The story? Good enough for me. No major problems with it. Everything made sense. The acting was good enough, no one did a horrible job, everything was watchable.

And, most importantly, Jennifer Garner is smokin' hot in this movie. Easy on the eyes. It's just plain fun to watch.

If you like comic book movies, I really can't see why you wouldn't like this one.


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