The Fifth Element

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  126 min.
Release Date: January 1, 2000 - Original release 1997

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Cast: Gary Oldman, Bruce Willis, Chris Tucker, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich, Luke Perry


With a deadly race of aliens ready to destroy Earth, a second race, allied with the humans, send a young girl, Leeloo (Jovovich), who is the fifth element, or supreme being. Her goal is to retrieve four stones and activate them in a temple in Egypt to save Earth from destruction.

Unfortunately things don't go smoothly and she requires the help of a number of humans, namely a priest (Holm) and a cab driver / ex-military expert, Korben Dallas (Willis). Others, such as Mr. Zorg (Oldman) and an army of alien shape-shifting mercenaries are also interested in the stones and the race to find them begins.

Director: Luc Besson
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Patrice Ledoux
Screenplay: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
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