Top 18 The Fifth Element Movie Details

While searching the internet for The Fifth Element movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

In "The Fifth Element," Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, and the Brooklyn Bridge appear to tower above the landscape because the sea levels have dropped significantly, with the city expanding onto the new land

The Fifth Element (1997), the cigarettes Korben Dallas smokes are about 75% filter with a bit of tobacco at the end

Trivia

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  1. The hero (Bruce Willis) & the villain (Gary Oldman) never meet nor know of the other ones actions throughout the whole film. The closest they come to sharing a scene is just missing each other at a set of elevators.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Leeloo learns about the world by going through all of the words in the English language by letter. She tells Dallas the last letter she had gotten to was "V," which is the Roman numeral for five. This is a nod to the title of the film and of her origin.
    Leeloo learns about the world by going through all of the words in the English language by letter. She tells Dallas the last letter she had gotten to was "V," which is the Roman numeral for five. This is a nod to the title of the film and of her origin.
  • Pays homage to the gyro captain in the road warrior (1981)

Hidden Details

The protagonist and the antagonist never meet in the entire film, and barely know each other aside from the protagonist working for the antagonist's company. The only time they come close to meeting is an elevator switch towards the end of the film.

The cigarettes are mostly made from filter.

1 - The hallways in the pyramid in Egypt fit the much wider Mondoshawan race almost exactly. Another hint that they were the creators of the pyramids that housed the stones and the weapon against evil.
The hallways in the pyramid in Egypt fit the much wider Mondoshawan race almost exactly. Another hint that they were the creators of the pyramids that housed the stones and the weapon against evil.
1 - Zorg's bomb sets off the hotel's bomb detectors. This allows everyone to evacuate before the Mangalores activate their own five-second suicide bomb. Zorg is the accidental hero of the movie.
Zorg's bomb sets off the hotel's bomb detectors. This allows everyone to evacuate before the Mangalores activate their own five-second suicide bomb. Zorg is the accidental hero of the movie.

Zorg fires 1 million people, targetting cab companies. Later, Korben (Bruce Willis), a cab driver, is notified he is fired.

1 - ' Corbin Dallas responds to the security check "I am a meat popsicle," the military personnel he hid become frozen "meat popsicles" in the fridge.
' Corbin Dallas responds to the security check "I am a meat popsicle," the military personnel he hid become frozen "meat popsicles" in the fridge.

Leeloo's name is a corruption of the French word l'?lu, which means "the chosen one".

The mugger is wearing a ridiculous hat that Bruce Willis comments nice hat, in Valerian the Hawker character is wearing a ridiculous hat that Cara Delivigne comments nice hat.

1 - There's a spelling error when they are trying to pull up Leeloo's file. The word Commencing is misspelled - there's no 'g' at the end.
There's a spelling error when they are trying to pull up Leeloo's file. The word Commencing is misspelled - there's no 'g' at the end.

" Corbin has a box of Gemini Croquettes in his fridge, the same snack food sponsoring the trip giveaway to Fhloston Paradise.

1 - The hat of the gun robber has a picture of the hallway to fool the security camera
The hat of the gun robber has a picture of the hallway to fool the security camera
1 - The robber in The Fifth Element (1997) was wearing a hat with a picture of the hallway as a means to avoid detection from cameras above the doors.
The robber in The Fifth Element (1997) was wearing a hat with a picture of the hallway as a means to avoid detection from cameras above the doors.
The Fifth Element poster
The Fifth Element poster

The Fifth Element Plot: In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

I am pretty sure that you've watched The Fifth Element, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about The Fifth Element and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director Luc Besson
Main Actors Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla Jovovich
IMDB score 7.7