The Fifth Element (1997) is a science fiction action movie, directed by Luc Besson
, starring Milla Jovovich
, Bruce Willis
, Gary Oldman
, Ian Holm
, Chris Tucker
, Indra Ové
and Al Matthews
. The aesthetics of the movie were designed by Jean Giraud
) and Jean-Claude Mézières
and it has a strong, European comic book-like look and feel.
The movie places the survival of mankind on the shoulders of Korben Dallas
(Willis) after "the Fifth Element" (Jovovich) falls into his taxicab. His mission is to find the other four elements, represented by stones, and to gather them all before a black evil planet collides with the Earth. Mangalores
, blockheaded warrior aliens, and Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg
(Oldman), a corporate villain, are bent on thwarting his efforts.