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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 martial art of ninjitsu. 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)  »

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Ilektra  »

Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$582,919 (France) (18 March 2005)

Gross:

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

The first scene with Bauer and DeMarco was nearly completely taken from Elektra #23 (Vol. 2), written by Robert Rodi. See more »

Goofs

When Elektra is talking to Mark after she finds out he and his daughter are not who they say they are, she says, "Who are you? Don't lie to me." When she says "Don't lie to me," her lips are not moving. See more »

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Abby Miller: What did you tell my dad? Did you tell him I broke into your house?
Elektra: Yeah, because you did break in.
Abby Miller: Well, you didn't have to tell him. I thought you were cool.
Elektra: I'm not.
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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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SOONER OR LATER
Written by Jonathan Foreman
Performed by Switchfoot
Courtesy of Sparrow Records
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Above average film
14 January 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Watched this last night here in Sydney Australia, and what can i say? It's an alright movie, but the TV commercials makes it look as if there's gonna be A lot of action and fighting, when there really isn't much. Personally, Natassia Malthe looked so much better than Jennifer Garner, plus she actually looked more like the Elektra character from the comics. The directing was also alright. Some scenes just seemed dead, others just to fill up time, though funnily it seemed to go by quickly. The final fight just came like that. I was there thinking "dont tell me the climax is coming already", did the climax fight deliver? No, not really, but was still amusing to watch though. Overall this is an above average film except from those minor issues i addressed, and is a better movie than Catwoman, but, what isn't? 6/10


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