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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 {}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Looks can kill. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

14 January 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ilektra  »

Box Office


$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Jennifer Garner reportedly told a journalist that she felt this movie was terrible, and that she only filmed it because of contractual obligations from Daredevil (2003). See more »


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 »


Elektra: You're a pain in the ass.
Abby Miller: Yeah, just like you.
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The Marvel logo features comic-book images of Elektra in its pages. See more »


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Better than I thought
19 January 2005 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

As a fan of Marvel Universe I found that I liked this movie. I suggest people not familiar with Elektra, The hand, or other aspects of the Marvel plot lines stay away from this movie. Having the knowledge from the comics I was able to fill in the plot holes and just enjoy the movie. I liked the visual aspects of the movie which includes the special effects, settings, and Jennifer Garner. I thought that some of the bad guys were unnecessary. They should have just stuck with one or two bad guys and spent more time defining them. What was the point of the big bullet proof guy? All in all I didn't feel ripped off after seeing the movie. I got my $6.50 worth.

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