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PG-13| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
In the 23rd century, a New York City cabbie, Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis), finds the fate of the world in his hands when Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) falls into his cab. As the embodiment of the fifth element, Leeloo needs to combine with the other four to keep the approaching Great Evil from destroying the world. Together with Father Vito Cornelius (Ian Holm) and zany broadcaster Ruby Rhod (Chris Tucker), Dallas must race against time and the wicked industrialist Zorg (Gary Oldman) to save humanity.

Cast: Bruce Willis , Gary Oldman , Ian Holm , Milla Jovovich , Chris Tucker , Luke Perry , Brion James , Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.

Director: Luc Besson

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

The Fifth Element (1997)

Release Date: May 9th, 1997|2 hr. 7 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    What an attempt, and what a work of the imagination. The Fifth Element' will change the look of science fiction and will probably be imitated for years. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    But for all the fancy-schmancy effects (budget: $90 million-plus), the vision of a hypercongested metropolis is not much more sophisticated than an episode of "The Jetsons." [9 May 1997] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I would not have missed seeing this film, and I recommend it for its richness of imagery. But at 127 minutes, which seems a reasonable length, it plays long. show more

  • October 24, 2011 aturanski3
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    Simply outstanding! A visual treat both with the creative costumes as well as many direct and indirect jokes planted across the film. Milla Jovovich is gorgeous and a believable \'perfect being\' and innocent.

  • March 09, 2011 FEsrigoHL
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    Movies are made for viewers; not for critics. Viewers were 100 for it, with it's FLAW ( screaming). Watch it again and again !!

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