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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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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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Ilektra  »

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$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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Goran Visnjic filmed this movie while on summer hiatus of his television series, ER (1994). See more »

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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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McCabe: You might as well kill me now, 'cause I ain't talking.
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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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Referenced in The Nostalgia Chick: Supergirl (2012) See more »

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Sooner or Later
Written by Jonathan Foreman
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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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