Overall Rank: 439
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 719
Theatrical Release Date: 05/09/1997
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Luc Besson
Actors: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich, Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry
Plot: Every 5000 years, the fifth element must stop Evil from destroying the earth. In the future it's up to a cab driver, a monk, a popular personaily and a strange woman to save the human race.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 05/30/2019
"Blade Runner" with a curl of comedy, "The Fifth Element" remains an intriguing cult classic.
Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/27/2014
It's a alright Sci-Fi movie with some enjoyable parts in it.
worleyjamers - wrote on 06/25/2014
A really good Sci-Fi film, but after a recent viewing, I realized that it's not as good as I once it thought it was. Too many weak performances, poor writing, and cliche futuristic scenes keep this one in a lower category than classics like Blade Runner, The Matrix, or Dark City.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 04/29/2012
Subtlety is most definitely not the order of the day in Luc Besson's high camp space opera, and it's scattershot approach does mean there are a few things about it I don't appreciate. The soundtrack is occasionally horrendous, Jean Paul Gaultier's insistence (as usual) on dressing half the male cast up as the off Broadway chapter of the Erasure fan club, and most of all, Chris Tucker who is so irritating it makes my teeth hurt. What makes the film work is it's sense of humour which permeates the entire proceedings and it's breakneck pace that means it never dwells too long on any particular aspect of the story. There are some great action sequences, cool Gilliam-esque production design, and loads of funny moments, mostly supplied by Gary Oldman who steals every scene he is in as a kind …
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