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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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Abby Miller (as Kirsten Prout)
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Roshi
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Meizumi
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Young Elektra
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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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Before she can find peace she will wage war. See more »


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

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14 January 2005 (USA)  »

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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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(DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Like the Dolph Lundgren incarnation of The Punisher (1989). Unlike the comic book, Elektra does not wear the red do-rag on her head in this film. See more »

Goofs

When Elektra, Mark Miller and Abby arrive at McCabes ranch house and go inside, McCabe is standing there, looking at the hawk on the fencepost; you can see quite blatantly the anklets around the hawks legs and rope connected to the holding the hawk in place. See more »

Quotes

[deleted scene; Elektra wakes up from a nightmare]
Matt Murdock: [off-screen] Are you coming back?
Elektra: [looks over and sees him across the room] Matt?
Matt Murdock: [walks over to her] Come back, Elektra.
Elektra: [after a pause] When I'm ready.
Matt Murdock: I'll be waiting for you.
[Elektra smiles and reaches for him, and wakes up]
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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 »


Soundtracks

Hollow
(Remix By Ali Dee)
Written by Donald Carpenter, TJ Davis, Eric Friedman and Kelan Luker
Performed by Submersed
Courtesy of Wind-up Records, LLC
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An insanely fun and enticing movie
26 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

I have never really understood all the dislike for Elektra. In my opinion, it was wonderful entertainment and complete fun to watch. All the action was awesome, and the script was very different and very interesting. Now, I never read the comic books to Marvel movies so I have no idea what people might be getting at on that level, but even if I did, I would try to see the movie on two perspectives: How it works as an adaptation and how it works as a movie itself. Surely this one conjured up enough points in one or both for you to consider it decent at best. I like it way more than Daredevil.

This movie however by itself was great to me without having knowledge of the history, and even though there were a few problems with it, overall it was pretty flawless as far as how much it had my eyes glued on the screen. It really does so I guess because Jennifer Garner is a pleasure to watch on screen, always has been for me, and I love her in this role. I guess some people going in to expect this to have something to do with Daredevil would be a little disappointed as it only relates by the title character, as people were with the 2004 Catwoman and Batman, but I am simply tired of all the negativity on female superhero films of the 00s that deserve more appreciation.


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