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The Fifth Element Reviews

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

A jaw-dropping, mind-blowing pop epic that gives you everything from the slam-bang sci-fi fantasy of Star Wars to the inspired slapstick lunacy of The Marx Brothers

Full Review Source: The Moving Picture Show

July 19, 2014
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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In this movie and many like it, the only elements that count are impact, impact, impact and impact. The fifth element is gibberish.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

July 14, 2014
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Loud, long, and overwhelming...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

March 17, 2013
Carly Kocurek
Common Sense Media

Stylish and very violent sci-fi action flick.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2011
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Pure eye-candy and a rollicking good-time.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 24, 2009
Todd McCarthy
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A hodgepodge of elements that don't comfortably coalesce.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 4, 2008
Rob Gonsalves

It's a triumph of form over content, but it's a stunning triumph.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

February 3, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I knew where it was going at all times, but the ride was excellent.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

May 26, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Besson's futuristic fable is flawed by a messy narrative which strains to incorporate far too many grotesque and eccentric characters.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Jimmy Chertkow
Film Threat

The story is such a cut-rate kid's sci-fi fairy tale that at one point Evil actually calls Gary Oldman on the phone (and it isn't played for laughs).

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 6, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Besson has done a solid, if not outstanding, job in bringing his story, written as a teenager, to the big screen.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B+

April 9, 2005
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A motion picture with the body of a mainstream blockbuster but the spirit of a trendy cult flick.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 3/4

January 26, 2005
Dragan Antulov

The special effects provided Besson with the tools to provide the movie with the spectacular images, displaying the eagerness of a child in a candy store.

Full Review | Original Score: 6/10

August 29, 2003
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's cyberpunk!

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

April 8, 2003
Brian Mckay

Everything from the visual effects to the costume design seems to shout out like a precocious child: "Look at me!"

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

March 18, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

The best-looking science fiction movie to come out in years, with fabulous sets, costumes and special effects, but its plot doesn't quite measure up to its appearance.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 3/4

March 16, 2003
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

Fifth Element doesn't reach the level of great sci-fi to which it clearly aspires because it has too many characters doing too many things for too few reasons. Still, it's a lot of fun.

Full Review Source: Cincinnati Enquirer | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

don't mind the one-dimensional characters and the sci-fi nonsense, but I really could have done without the unfunny, very French humor.

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 10, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Slam-dunk sci-fi extravaganza.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

August 26, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The Fifth Element has to be the most creative visualization since Tim Burton's first Batman in 1989. On top of that, it's a whole lot of fun.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

June 18, 2002
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