• Action
    Adventure
    Fantasy
    Science Fiction
  • Rated: 14,PG,PG-13,T,7,G,Tous publics,12,K12,B,AA
  • Director: Luc Besson
  • Writer: Robert Kamen, Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
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The Fifth Element (French: Le Cinquième Élément) is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Primarily set in the 23rd century, the film's central plot involves the survival of planet Earth, which becomes the responsibility of Korben Dallas (Willis), a taxicab driver and former special forces major, after a young woman (Jovovich) falls into his cab. Dallas joins forces with her to recover four mystical stones essential for the defence of Earth against an impending attack. Besson started writing the story that became The Fifth Element when he was 16 years old; he was 38 when the film opened in cinemas. Besson wanted to shoot the film in France, but suitable locations could not be found; filming took place instead in London and Mauritania. Comics writers Jean "Moebius" Giraud and Jean-Claude Mézières, whose comics provided inspiration for parts of the film, were hired for production design. Costume design was by Jean Paul Gaultier. The Fifth Element received mainly positive reviews, although it tended to polarize critics. It has been called both the best and worst summer blockbuster of all time. The film was a financial success, earning more than $263 million at the box office on a $90 million budget. At the time of its release it was the most expensive European film ever made, and it remained the highest-grossing French film at the international box office until the release of The Intouchables in 2011.
  • Action
    Adventure
    Fantasy
    Science Fiction
  • Rated: 14,PG,PG-13,T,7,G,Tous publics,12,K12,B,AA
  • Director: Luc Besson
  • Writer: Robert Kamen, Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen

  • Bruce Willis
    Gary Oldman
    Ian Holm
    Milla Jovovich
    Chris Tucker
    Luke Perry
    Brion James
    Lee Evans
    Charlie Creed Miles
    Tricky
    John Neville
    John Bluthal
    Mawenn Le Besco
    Mathieu Kassovitz
    Peter Dunwell

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  • Action
    Adventure
    Fantasy
    Science Fiction
  • Rated: 14,PG,PG-13,T,7,G,Tous publics,12,K12,B,AA
  • Director: Luc Besson
  • Writer: Robert Kamen, Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
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The Fifth Element (French: Le Cinquième Élément) is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Primarily set in the 23rd century, the film's central plot involves the survival of planet Earth, which becomes the responsibility of Korben Dallas (Willis), a taxicab driver and former special forces major, after a young woman (Jovovich) falls into his cab. Dallas joins forces with her to recover four mystical stones essential for the defence of Earth against an impending attack. Besson started writing the story that became The Fifth Element when he was 16 years old; he was 38 when the film opened in cinemas. Besson wanted to shoot the film in France, but suitable locations could not be found; filming took place instead in London and Mauritania. Comics writers Jean "Moebius" Giraud and Jean-Claude Mézières, whose comics provided inspiration for parts of the film, were hired for production design. Costume design was by Jean Paul Gaultier. The Fifth Element received mainly positive reviews, although it tended to polarize critics. It has been called both the best and worst summer blockbuster of all time. The film was a financial success, earning more than $263 million at the box office on a $90 million budget. At the time of its release it was the most expensive European film ever made, and it remained the highest-grossing French film at the international box office until the release of The Intouchables in 2011.

Starring
  • Bruce Willis
    Gary Oldman
    Ian Holm
    Milla Jovovich
    Chris Tucker
    Luke Perry
    Brion James
    Lee Evans
    Charlie Creed Miles
    Tricky
    John Neville
    John Bluthal
    Mawenn Le Besco
    Mathieu Kassovitz
    Peter Dunwell