Elle Brody plays a minor role in the film, as she remains in America for most of it. She is first seen when her husband Ford returns from his job in the military. After Ford leaves for Japan, she is not seen again until after the MUTO escapes and she is calling to see if Ford is okay.
She is seen again when San Fransisco is being evacuated and she leaves her son with a coworker to try and find Ford. She reunites with her family at the end of the film.