The Fifth Element (1997) (3.5/4)

Fifth Element, The

Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element (played by Milla Jovovich) can stop the Evil from extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years. She is helped by ex-soldier, current-cab-driver, Corben Dallas (played by Bruce Willis), who is, in turn, helped by Prince/Arsenio clone, Ruby Rhod. Unfortunately, Evil is being assisted by Mr. Zorg (Gary Oldman), who seeks to profit from the chaos that Evil will bring, and his alien mercenaries.

Directed by: Luc Besson
The cast includes: Bruce Willis (Major Korben Dallas), Gary Oldman (Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg), Ian Holm (Priest Vito Cornelius), Milla Jovovich (Leeloo), Chris Tucker (DJ Ruby Rhod), Luke Perry (Billy)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 135 minutes
Presented in: Color
Sci-Fi Channel Ranking: 21
Related categories: Aliens, End of the World, Space...the Final Frontier, Views of the Future

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