The Fifth Element (1997) Poster


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Edited into 

Hollywood Burn (2006)
5 Second Movies: Fifth Element (2008) (TV Episode)


The Fifth Element (1998) (Video Game)
New York Race (2001) (Video Game)
Video Game Adaptation


Metropolis (1927)
When Leeloo is being revived, she is placed in a machine that is a near copy of the one used to create the robot in Metrolpolis.
Pinocchio (1940)
Casino Royale (1967)
Solaris (1972)
Sleeper (1973)
Battlestar Galactica (1978) (TV Series)
When the Monascheiwans are attacked when approaching Earth, the ships of the Mangalores are very similar to the Vipers on the Battlestar Galactica.
Diva (1981)
Blade Runner (1982)
the flying cars are based on spinners
The King of Comedy (1982)
Just after Leeloo drops into Dallas' cab, he is talking to his computer Control and addresses it as "ya daffy bastard". This is a direct and rather unique quote from Jerry Lewis in "King of Comedy".
Splash (1984)
Brazil (1985)
Subway (1985)
RoboCop (1987)
The Big Blue (1988)
Die Hard (1988)
The Abyss (1989)
Toys (1992)
The Lion King (1994)
Stargate (1994)
Species (1995)
Project G.e.e.K.e.R. (1996) (TV Series)
Zorg has humanoid creatures as agents just like Mister Moloch in Geeker.

Referenced in 

HBO First Look: The Fifth Element (1997) (TV Episode)
this is a pre-release first look at the film The Fitfth Element
Dennis Pennis R.I.P. (1997) (Video)
Poster visible in the background when Dennis talks to Demi Moore at Cannes.
Saturday Night Live: Nathan Lane/Metallica (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned Once
Making the 'Lost World' (1997) (Video)
Run Lola Run (1998)
The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.5 (1998) (TV Episode)
Chris Tucker discusses the film; a clip is shown.
Mel (1998)
VHS case displayed at store where Roger is caught shoplifting.
Apocalypse (1998) (Video Game)
In Level 3 (City), Trey Kincaid (character based on Bruce Willis) rides flying taxis.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
one of Sebulba's alien helpers looks like the opera singer from The Fifth Element.
Le schpountz (1999)
3rd Rock from the Sun: The Fifth Solomon (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Spaced: Ends (1999) (TV Episode)
Brian looks at a piece of art called "The 5th Elephant" which is a reference to this movie.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Imagining 'Heavy Metal' (1999) (Video)
Perfect Dark (2000) (Video Game)
Argai: The Prophecy: Le Prince Argaï (2000) (TV Episode)
The cartoon shows a futuristic New York in 2075 with tall buildings and flying cars. During a police investigation, Barnaby also hides Argai in the freezer, who almost freezes to death inside. The same happens to the army general in the Fifth Element, which is also a French production, in similar circumstances.
Delusions of Grandeur: The End part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Erin and Evil Alan quote Vito Cornelius and Zorg
The Critic: Cast Away, The Legend of Bagger Vance (2001) (TV Episode)
Jay includes the movie in a list of films Bruce Willis has survived
Resident Evil (2002)
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
V Graham Norton: Episode #1.47 (2002) (TV Episode)
Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Mummy (2002) (Video Game)
Sherlock Holmes uses four elements on four urns like in this movie.
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (TV Series)
In RAB7 Hamster gets a 5th element board game.That is a refrence to the film the fifth element
O Martelo de Vulcano (2003)
Referenced in the five elements plot with similar symbols
Shrek 2 (2004)
The scene with the floating carriage ordering fast food mirrors the floating cop car ordering fast food scene in The Fifth Element
Pinocchio 3000 (2004)
when pinnochio gets chased by the police its in the same yellow taxi and scene as when bruce willis gets chased in the fifth element.
G.O.R.A. (2004)
Dialog when the fireball is introduced on TV.
10 Year Retrospective: Cast and Crew Look Back (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Kissing on the Mouth (2005)
DVD is seen on shelf
Smoking Kills (2005) (Short)
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Phénomania: La marche de l'empereur (2005) (TV Episode)
Comparison between _La marche de l'empereur_ and _The fifth element_
The Benchwarmers (2006)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Trantasia (2006)
One of the pageant contestants dresses up as Diva Plavalaguna for her performance.
The Sixth Element: The Ross Clarke-Jones Story (2006) (Video)
title reference
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in Amanda's house.
Z-Day (2007) (Short)
George calls Simon "Korben Dallas" when he says he needs to save the world.
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007) (Video)
The narwhal whale is named 'Leeloo'.
Taken (2008)
Bad guy says they're willing to negotiate followed by protagonist shooting him in the head.
Hellsing Ultimate: Hellsing Ultimate, Vol. 5 (2008) (TV Episode)
Milla Jovovich from this movie was seen during the segment with the Spirit of the Jackel.
Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) (TV Movie)
Fashion from film discussed.
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
While the three main characters are hiding from themselves in the third bathroom stall there was some graffiti by the door which matched the four symbols (Earth, Wind, Fire and Water) tattooed on Leeloo's arm.
Astro Boy (2009)
In the scene in wich we see the creation of Astroboy, the machines creates his skin in the identical way used to create the skin of Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) in the referred movie (when soldiers recreate her body from her amputated hand).
The Office: Koi Pond (2009) (TV Episode)
Kelly dresses as Leeloo for Halloween
Mass Effect 2 (2010) (Video Game)
Rebuilding a living being from rests of the body.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: From Paris with Love/Dear John/Frozen (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen says Luc Besson wrote this movie.
The Office: The Mentor: BFFs? (2010) (TV Episode)
In a photo, Kelly can be seen dressed up as Leeloo.
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (2010)
Adèle has an assistant named Aziz while in Egypt.
The King James Code, Volume 4: The Pentacle of Power (2010) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike, and the movie poster is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The Room (2010) (TV Episode)
"What if Chris Tucker is a sci-fi radio announcer in a dress?"
Fallout: New Vegas (2010) (Video Game)
The character Jean-Babtiste (found in The Silver Rush), is very similar to Jean-Babtiste Emanuel Zorg from the fifth element. The names are almost the same, and they are both coldhearted and cynical characters
Conan: Seven Salads for Seven Brothers Who Are Sexually Attracted to Salads (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Gary Oldman
The Distressed Watcher: Drive Angry (2011) (TV Episode)
mentions other-worldly films
Rocky Mountain Oysters: Electroperaca (2011) (TV Episode)
Beats mentions The Fifth Element while talking to Sparks and Diddy.
Robot Chicken: The Curious Case of the Box (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Forget About It: Batman: Part II (2012) (TV Episode)
Panda mentions that McClaine wanted to kill Gordon because of his bad haircut while a still image of Gary Oldman's character in The Fifth Element is shown
Watchman Video Broadcast: Secrets of the UN: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Killing Heat (2012)
"Big Bada Boom"
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Leelo is among the graffitti names
Nostalgia Critic: Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (2013) (TV Episode)
"But the Rocky Horror Fifth Element Show..."
Making a Mechanical Monster: An Interview with William Aldridge (2013) (Video)
mentioned once/poster shown
Retrolissun ysärit: Girl Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Warrior King 2 (2013)
Twenty's bandage costume is a red version of Leloo's from this movie.
The Sugarcube Critic: Elements of Harmony (2014) (TV Episode)
Nook ponders if the fifth element was Milla Jovovich.
Anime Abandon: Outlaw Star (2014) (TV Episode)
among other classic sci-fi films
Saturday Night Live: Anna Kendrick/Pharrell Williams (2014) (TV Episode)
Ruby Rhod appears in the "Les Jeunes de Paris" sketch.
The Graham Norton Show: Brenda Blethyn/Jean Paul Gaultier/Stephen Mangan/Barry Manilow (2014) (TV Episode)
Jean Paul Gaultier talks about his encounter with Prince who was supposed to play a role in this movie
Nostalgia Critic: Doug's Top 10 Hottest Women (2014) (TV Episode)
Milla Jovovich's Leeloo is #5.
Face Off: Life and Death (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Half in the Bag: Jupiter Ascending and Battlefield Earth (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions how Eddie Redmayne in Jupiter Ascending reminded him of Zorg
Home (2015)
When Oh and Tip hide from the Boov under the arm of the Statue of Liberty, the car is parked on a vertical surface. It's just like when Dallas hides his taxi from pursuing officers on the wall of a building.
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015) (Video)
Hayley William's character, The Crimson Curse is inspired by Milla Jovovich's character, Leelo.
Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic points out how the city chase in Jupiter Ascending and Attack of the Clones ripped off the one in this movie
Ted 2 (2015)
A girl in the Comic-Con fight is dressed up as Leeloo.
Geeks Who Drink: Felicia Day vs. Dexter Darden (2015) (TV Episode)
contestants must identify a literal representation of the film's title
Cinemadonna: Die Another Day (And Other Cameos) (2016) (TV Episode)
Film referenced
500 Questions: Episode #2.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
incorrect answer in "Movies" category
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
Jonah: "Alright, I want you to give me the Christ Tucker from 'Fifth Element'!"
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)
Screen-print poster shown
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #2.4 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Iva Pazderková.
Honest Trailers: X-Men Apocalypse (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Crystal Maze: SU2C Special (2016) (TV Episode)
Question about the film features in the third industrial zone challenge.
Midnight Screenings: The Fifth Element (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
1st Viewing: Suicide Squad (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Babylon 5 #1 (2017) (TV Episode)
"Maybe they're cosplaying the police from The Fifth Element."
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
One of the stalls in Big Market is named Korben's Place. Korben Dallas is the main character in The Fifth Element.
The Cinema Snob: Sex and the City 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
"As they take a plane fancier than the one from the Fifth Element..."
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Ghost in the Shell(2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Narrator.
Rick and Morty: The Ricklantis Mixup (2017) (TV Episode)
The Citadel's police cars are reminiscent of the police cars in The Fifth Element.
Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 20 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Pavla Beretová.
Tamara's Never Seen: The Last Airbender (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great Movies That Should Have Made Good Games (2018) (TV Episode)
The Fifth Element is #9.
Tamara Just Saw: The Greatest Showman - Tamara Just Saw (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Honest Trailers: Bright (2018) (TV Episode)
'The Filth Element'
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018) (TV Special)
It is mentioned/referenced.
Take the Tower: Episode #1.5 (2018) (TV Episode)
Trivia questions loosely connected to the title of the film.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Witch Hunt (2018) (TV Episode)
Ray mentions it when talking about science and magic
Nostalgia Critic: Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2019) (TV Episode)
Critic, imitating the Mondoshawan: "Stones not safe here. Too boring."

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #18.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #19.2 (1998) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
Imagining 'Heavy Metal' (1999) (Video)
Clip shown.
The Star Element (2005) (Video)
This is a short chronicling Ms. Jovovich's involvement in "The Fifth Element"
The Diva (2005) (Video)
This is a profile of an actress featured in Fifth Element
The Visual Element (2005) (Video)
it's a making of
The Alien Element (2005) (Video)
Clips featured
The Digital Element (2005) (Video)
Clips featured
The Fashion Element (2005) (Video)
Clips featured
Mermaid (2007)
The main chartacter in Rusalka watches part of The Fifth Element and then dyes her hair green to be like Leeloo.
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Special)
Clip shown during Hottest Mila presentation
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Shrek Forever After/Survival of the Dead/Holy Rollers (2010) (TV Episode)
"Screenwriter's Bag of Tricks" segment: air duct passageway
The Nostalgia Chick: The Fifth Element (2011) (TV Episode)
Reviewed; clips shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Dungeons and Dragons (2011) (TV Episode)
clip of a scene with Chris Tucker
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Annoying characters
Nostalgia Critic: Once Upon a Forest (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip of Leeloo saying, "Corneli-oos!"
Special Collector's Edition: Especial sonido (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Lost in Space (2011) (TV Episode)
Side by Side (2012)
Clip of futuristic city scene
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sexy Sci-Fi Babes (2012) (TV Episode)
LeeLoo is #7.
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.15 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bruce Willis Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Korben Dallas is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Gary Oldman Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Weapons (2013) (TV Episode)
The ZF-1 is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hottest Aliens from Movies and TV (2013) (TV Episode)
Leeloo is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Languages (2013) (TV Episode)
Mondoshawan is #8.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movie Aliens (2014) (TV Episode)
Leeloo is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1990s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Fifth Element is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Depictions of the Future (2014) (TV Episode)
The future depicted in The Fifth Element gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fights in Spaceships (2014) (TV Episode)
Leeloo vs. Mangalores is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Redheads (2015) (TV Episode)
Leeloo is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unseen Movie Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Korben Dallas' Mother gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Movie Hairstyles (2015) (TV Episode)
Leeloo gets an honorable mention.
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Eccentric Movie Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Ruby Rhod is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Pets (2015) (TV Episode)
Picasso gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Futuristic Technologies We Wish Existed (2015) (TV Episode)
The Fifth Element gets an honorable mention with the Zorg ZF-1 Pod Weapon.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Futuristic Movie Cities (2015) (TV Episode)
New York City of 2263 is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unrecognizable Actors in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Gary Oldman as Jean Baptiste Emanuel Zorg is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scenes Where the Hero Saves the Villain (2016) (TV Episode)
One Little Cherry is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Kickass Female Fight Scenes in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Leeloo vs. Mangalores gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Where the Hero and Villain Never Meet (2016) (TV Episode)
The Fifth Element gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 WTF Hairstyles in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Ruby Rhod's hairstyle is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Villains Who Want to Kill Everybody (2017) (TV Episode)
Mr. Shadow is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Annoying Movie Character Voices (2019) (TV Episode)
The voice of Ruby Rhod is #4.
Nostalgia Critic: X2: X-Men United (2019) (TV Episode)
Clip of Leeloo saying "ba da boom" is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Oh Crap Moments in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Zorg Sees the Second Bomb is #10.


Notorious (1946)
Total Recall (1990)
Zorg's Secretary is painting her nails in the same way Reckall's Secretary does on Totall Recall, by selecting the nail and filling it digitally with the selected color.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
Zorg's death is almost identical to that of Norman Stansfield, who is also played by Gary Oldman.

Spoofed in 

Shrek (2001)
(T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)
Spoofs the Taxi scene and Til Schweiger spoofs Bruce Willis character
G.O.R.A. (2004)
In the movie, Arif uses the 4 elements plus a girl (which is the 5th element) to stop Planet GORA from a fireball
5 Second Movies: Fifth Element (2008) (TV Episode)
Satirizes Leeloo's Foreign Language.
Community: Modern Warfare (2010) (TV Episode)
Annie wearing the garbage can lid on her hat spoofs the mugger with the square hat who knocks on Corbin Dallas' door and tells him "Gimme the cash!"
Rina Ellis Saves the World: A XXX 90's Parody (2017) (Video)
Leeloo appears in the movie

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