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Elektra (2005)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Fantasy | 14 January 2005 (USA)
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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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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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Rated PG-13 for action violence | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,792,335 (USA) (14 January 2005)

Gross:

$24,407,944 (USA) (25 March 2005)
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Trivia

A short clip used in the trailers and TV commercials shows a ring of energy emanating from what appears to be the hedge maze that is featured during the final action sequences. This footage does not appear in the US theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

Stick takes his shot while playing billards and the cue ball stops near the eight ball. Before Stick takes his next shot, white ball is far away from eight ball. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Stick: Her name was Elektra. She was a warrior. She was also dead. Well, nobody's perfect. Only a warrior can come back from death and even then the second life is never quite like the first.
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Crazy Credits

The Marvel logo features comic-book images of Elektra in its pages. See more »


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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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Great Comic Book Movie
21 October 2009 | by (United States) – 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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