• Elektra (2005)


Release Date: January 14th, 2005

DVD Release Date: April 5th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Assassin-for-hire Elektra (Jennifer Garner) works for a mysterious international organization known as the Hand, for which she kills her targets without question, and in a conspicuous red bustier, no less. When the Hand asks her to kill Mark Miller (Goran Visnjic) and his daughter, Abby (Kirsten Prout), while they're on holiday, Elektra's conscience kicks in and she decides to protect her targets rather than eliminate them. Of course, the Hand isn't so willing to let them off the hook.

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Terence Stamp, Kirsten Prout, Goran Visnjic, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Will Yun Lee, Natassia Malthe, Bob Sapp

Director: Rob Bowman

Genres: Adventure , Action

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, Marvel Enterprises

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Intense, Daughter, Rivalry, Father, House, Transformation, Brash, 2000s, Rescue

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Chris KaltenbachBaltimore Sun

    Electric as Elektra, Jennifer Garner does a high-powered, blade-thrusting star turn as Marvel Comics' ninja-inspired superheroine, bringing such unbridled energy and sexuality to her performance, one barely notices the movie itself. show more

  • 50
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    An adequate but none-too-thrilling star vehicle for Jennifer Garner in flame-colored bustier and low-riding pants. show more

  • 30
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Along comes Elektra to effectively lower the bar for Marvel Comics page-to-screen transitions. show more

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