DVD365.net
The Fifth Element (1997) artwork

The Fifth Element (1997)

1st January 2000

The year is 2257 and a sphere of pure evil heads towards earth threatening to destroy all life on earth. That is, unless the four ancient stones of earth, wind, fire and water are united with the mysterious 'fifth element' Leeloo.
Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich, Chris Tucker, Luke Perry, Lee Evans
Science Fiction
2
2 Hours 1 Minute
Thank you for supporting DVD365.net when you order using the link(s) below.

In a different direction to his previous films, Luc Besson directs Bruce Willis in this science fiction action film filled to the brim with beautiful visuals, costumes, humour, spectacular explosions, and yes, Bruce Willis in a blood stained white T-shirt. Korben Dallas is an ex-marine turned taxi driver and from the moment the fifth element drops in for a ride in his taxi it is all go. The evil Zorg and his bunch of space pirate pursue them to Fhloston paradise in an attempt to recover the ancient stones. OK, so the plot is as thin as you can get, but with these special effects you just don't care.

I cannot stress enough how stunning the visuals are in this film and is a shinning example to what the DVD medium can produce. If you are fortunate enough to own a Dolby Digital set-up then your ears are in for the thrill of the century. The stand out section of the film is when the pair are in 'Fhloston paradise' with the singing deva (simply stunning) mixed in with Leeloos fight scenes. Chris Tucker makes his first 'a' list appearance playing the galaxy 'radio' presenter Ruby. Every time I heard his annoying voice and girly screams I just wanted to throttle him! There's even room for Lee Evans to get in on the act.

The menu system is good, although the navigation buttons are a little naff, with scenes from the film played in the background. The region 2 version also has an 'Easter Egg' hidden feature that can be accessed by using the following instructions: -

Go to the main menu and highlight, but don't select, the 'chapters' icon. Now press the down arrow, the highlight disappears, and then pressing 'Enter' takes you to a still from the film. Now in sequence slowly press left, right, up and then finally down. Each key press is accompanied with a stunning still from the film. You will now see a widescreen, and Dolby Digital trailer of the film.

  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Featurette
  • Cast and Crew Biographies
  • Easter Egg
Braquo S4 artwork

Braquo S4

BDTV
10/12/2016
All eight episodes from the fourth season of Olivier Marchal's French police thriller which follows a group of police officers led by Eddy Caplan who use violent and unorthodox methods in their ...
Ray artwork

Ray

DVD
01/06/2005
Team America artwork

Team America

DVD
16/05/2005
Master and Commander  The ... artwork
Skins S7 artwork

Skins S7

DVDTV
10/09/2013
Ice Cold In Alex artwork

Ice Cold In Alex

BD
10/06/2011
The Flash S8 artwork

The Flash S8

DVDBDTVBoxset
16/09/2022
After defeating Godspeed with the help of his speedster children from the future, Bart and Nora, Barry Allen aka The Flash is back to face new ...
The Polar Express artwork

The Polar Express

UHD
06/09/2022
The Secrets She Keeps: Series 2 artwork
Elf artwork

Elf

UHD
06/09/2022
Casablanca artwork

Casablanca

UHD
22/09/2022
Ex Machina artwork

Ex Machina

UHD
09/09/2022

Bedazzled

Review03/09/2016

Elliot is a genuine and eager to please nice guy who sells his soul for seven wishes in order to capture the love of his life.

Orphan: First Kill

News27/09/2022

Esther's terrifying saga continues in this thrilling prequel to the original and shocking horror hit Orphan, arriving on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD 14th November 2022 from Signature Entertainment.

Rules of the Game

Review19/04/2022

It's not personal, it's just business, right? Under a company's shiny happy surface, a new recruit cracks open the doors of a hidden scandal and the problems of workplace sexual politics.
You fight when the necessity arises, no matter the mood
Dune (2021)

And Just Like That S1

DVDTV15/08/2022331

Red Sonja

DVDBDUHD18/07/2022133

And Just Like That S1

DVDTV15/08/2022331

The Outlaws S2

DVDTV25/07/202266

Sherwood

DVDTV04/07/202262

Witness Number 3

DVDTV25/07/202260

Morbius

DVDBDUHDNOTES27/06/202285

Moonfall

DVDBDNOTES25/04/202271

Lightyear

DVDBDUHDNOTES17/06/202259

Star Trek First Contact

DVD01/01/2000307

Contact

DVD01/01/2000258

Rules of the Game

DVDTV14/03/202295

The Disappearance

DVD06/07/201669

Bull: Limited Edition

LimitedBD
12/08/2022

Jurassic World: Dominion

DVDBDUHD
24/08/2022

Eurotrash: The Series

DVDTV
14/09/2022
Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill