- Deleted Scene: A lot of the deleted scenes on the Director's Cut reveal Elektra's backstory from her childhood.
- Also one where she has a rather steamy dream involving her ex, Matt Murdock.
- Franchise Killer: Daredevil put it on life support, Elektra put a firm-sai-into-the-gut/dagger into the franchise, for lack of a better analogy.
- Genre-Killer: Along with Catwoman and Cradle of Life, its failure put Hollywood off films about female superheroes, or female action heroes in general, for a long time.
- Old Shame: For Jennifer Garner.
The comic book character:
- Elektra's initial appearance was based on Lisa Lyon, a female bodybuilding pioneer.