Failure Becomes Elektra: Even Jennifer Garner Thought the Movie Was Bad, and More Fun Facts

Published on Jan 14, 2020

Failure Becomes Elektra: Even Jennifer Garner Thought the Movie Was Bad, and More Fun Facts

They tried. Daredevil wasn't good, and Ben Affleck wasn't particularly good in it, but he obviously had off-the-charts chemistry with Jennifer Garner as the mysterious yet very personable assassin Elektra Natchios—and the 2003 superhero movie made enough money ($179 million worldwide) for 20th Century Fox to greenlight a spin-off for Elektra herself. And so Elektra came out in 2005, 15 years ago today—aka, during the new-release wasteland known as January, smack in the middle of award season—and promptly flopped. It cost a reported $48 million to make and made $56.7 million. It's 11 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. But that's Ok, everyone involved...

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