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Here’s What The Cast Of “The Fifth Element” Looks Like Now

Twenty years later!

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1. Bruce Willis as Korben Dallas

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Prior to The Fifth Element, Bruce achieved major success with the first three Die Hard films, Pulp Fiction, and 12 Monkeys. After the film, he went on to win an Emmy for his role in Friends, he played Dr. Malcolm Crowe in The Sixth Sense, and he has remained very active every year since the film's release.

2. Milla Jovovich as Leeloo

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Milla's role in The Fifth Element was her breakout part. But she went on to appear in Spike Lee's He Got Game and both Zoolander films, and she starred as Alice in the Resident Evil series.

3. Chris Tucker as Ruby Rhod

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Before The Fifth Element, Tucker was known for his role as Smokey in Friday. After the film, he appeared in two other movies released the same year (Panther and Dead Presidents). Most notably, he went on to star alongside Jackie Chan in the Rush Hour series, and in 2015 he released his first stand-up special.

4. Gary Oldman as Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg

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Before The Fifth Element, Oldman played Sid Vicious in the cult classic Sid and Nancy. After the film, he went on to play many parts, from Sirius Black in the Harry Potter franchise to Jim Gordon in the Dark Knight trilogy.

5. Charlie Creed-Miles as David

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Since The Fifth Element, he has continued to work and play in numerous films and TV series, from starring as the main character in Wild Bill to his role as Billy Kimber in Peaky Blinders.

6. Sir Ian Holm as Father Vito Cornelius

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Before The Fifth Element, Sir Ian Holm had an extensive career and even received a Tony Award for his role in The Homecoming. After the film, he received another award for his performance in King Lear, he played Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings series, and he and his castmates received a SAG Award nomination for their performance in The Aviator.

7. Tricky as Right Arm

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Since the film, Tricky has appeared in 2004's French drama Clean playing himself. But for the most part, he has continued to release albums since his debut Maxinquaye in 1995.

8. Maïwenn Le Besco as Diva Plavalaguna

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After The Fifth Element, Maïwenn went on to play parts in various French films. And in 2006, she directed her own film, Pardonnez-moi, which earned her a nomination for a César Award for Most Promising Actress.


Ian Holm's name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post.

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