The Fifth Element

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The Fifth Element
Directed byLuc Besson
Produced byPatrice Ledoux
Screenplay by
Story byLuc Besson
Starring
Music byÉric Serra
CinematographyThierry Arbogast
Edited bySylvie Landra
Production
company
Distributed byGaumont Buena Vista International[1]
Release date
  • 7 May 1997 (1997-05-07)
Running time
126 minutes[2]
CountryFrance
LanguageEnglish
Budget$90 million[3][4][a]
Box office$263.9 million[5]

The Fifth Element (French: Le Cinquième Élément) is a 1997 English-language French science-fiction action movie directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich.

The Fifth Element received mainly positive reviews.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Conflicting sources stated the film's budget to be various figures between $50 million and $100 million, however, $90 million is the most frequently cited figure, and is also the figure cited by Besson in his book, The Story of The Fifth Element.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Le Cinquième élément" [The Fifth Element]. Ciné-Ressources (in French). Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Fifth Element, The Le Cinquieme Elemente". Australian Classification Board. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  3. Besson 1997, p. 11.
  4. Mazdon 2000, p. 110; Hayward 2009, p. 91.
  5. "The Fifth Element (1997)". Box Office Mojo. Archived from the original on 22 January 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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