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Elektra (2005)

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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.

Director:

Rob Bowman

Writers:

Mark Steven Johnson (motion picture characters), Frank Miller (comic book characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Garner ... Elektra
Goran Visnjic ... Mark Miller
Kirsten Zien ... Abby Miller (as Kirsten Prout)
Will Yun Lee ... Kirigi
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... Roshi
Terence Stamp ... Stick
Natassia Malthe ... Typhoid
Bob Sapp ... Stone
Chris Ackerman ... Tattoo
Edson T. Ribeiro Edson T. Ribeiro ... Kinkou
Colin Cunningham ... McCabe
Hiro Kanagawa ... Meizumi
Mark Houghton ... Bauer
Laura Ward Laura Ward ... Young Elektra
Kurt Max Runte ... 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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She's the last thing that stands between good and evil. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA | Switzerland

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

14 January 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ilektra See more »

Filming Locations:

Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,804,793, 16 January 2005

Gross USA:

$24,409,722

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,681,566
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In an interview with UK's Empire Online, director Rob Bowman stated that the original director's cut was a R-rated film and he had to tone the film down (due to contractual obligations). See more »

Goofs

(at around 16 mins) When Elektra is in a bikini after swimming, her wound can be seen on the top of her stomach. However in the previous scene, when she is underwater, there is no wound. 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 Comics logo features comic-book images of Elektra in its pages. See more »

Alternate Versions

There is a directors cut that is three minutes longer with some extra scenes. See more »

Connections

Featured in Miss Representation (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
[Incorrectly credited as written by by Alan Ett and James McMillen]
Courtesy of Opus 1 Production Music Library
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User Reviews

Good flick
24 January 2005 | by disgruntledmonk43613See all my reviews

Since I haven't read comics is quite a few years, and having never really followed Daredevil or Elektra, I don't really have any comments on how true to the books this movie was.I do believe it's definitely worth seeing. The effects are outstanding, the camera-work wonderful, and the acting quite good. Garner (almost always) moves like a trained fighter, and Prout looks at least well practiced. The plot was fairly fluid and interesting if not engrossing. Over all it was better than I expected. See it and enjoy it. Since concise opinions aren't allowed here, I may as well add that the costumes were quite well done. Also, the sound was peachy. Did I mention that Jennifer looked swell? Ciao.


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