The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element

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The survival of humanity is at stake in Luc Besson’s 1997 sci-fi, set in a futuristic neon metropolis and starring Bruce Willis as a taxi driver who unwittingly becomes the central figure in the hunt for a cosmic weapon. Features Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Chris Tucker and BAFTA-winning special effects.

1997Rating: PG, Medium level violence, Sexual references, Low level coarse language126 minsFrance
ActionAdventureScience Fiction

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The Fifth Element | Awards

Award Winner
Best Special Effects, BAFTA Awards 1998.

The Fifth Element | Reviews

71%68 reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The tone of The Fifth Element is often terribly shrill...

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BBC

BBC

You'll delight in the ride, but you won't care too much about the outcome.

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Time Out

Time Out

Besson's futuristic fable is flawed by a messy narrative...

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

The Fifth Element has enough eye-appeal for two good movies.

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Salon

Salon

Colossally stupid, overbearingly pompous...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The Fifth Element has to be the most creative visualisation since Tim Burton's first Batman in 1989.

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Variety

Variety

A hodgepodge of elements that don't comfortably coalesce.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Narratively challenged, visually monotonous and aurally overpowering...

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The Fifth Element | Release Details

The Fifth Element is now playing in 3 cinemas in Australia. The Fifth Element is available to stream in Australia now on Stan and Google Play and Apple TV and SBS On Demand and Ritz at Home and Prime Video Store.