The Fifth Element

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $63,570,862Details
International Box Office $200,329,138
Worldwide Box Office $263,900,000
Further financial details...

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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
71% - Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$95,000,000
Theatrical Release: May 9th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: December 10th, 1997 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sci-fi violence, some sexuality and brief nudity
Keywords: Cloning
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Cast

Milla Jovovich    Leeloo
Bruce Willis    Korben Dallas
Chris Tucker    DJ Ruby Rhod
Gary Oldman    Jean-Baptiste Emmanuel Zorg
Lee Evans    Fog
Christopher Fairbank    Mactilburgh
Brion James    General Munro
Ian Holm    Priest Vito Cornelius
Tommy "Tiny" Lister    President Lindberg

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Luc Besson
Special Effects Supervisor    Neil Corbould

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/06/20 10 $233,396   1,066 $219   $59,136,033 43
1997/06/21 9 $365,730 +57% 1,066 $343   $59,501,763 44
1997/06/22 - $265,886 -27% 1,066 $249   $59,767,649 45
1997/06/23 - $118,079 -56% 1,066 $111   $59,885,728 46
1997/06/24 10 $144,263 +22% 1,066 $135   $60,029,991 47
1997/06/25 11 $125,270 -13% 1,066 $118   $60,155,261 48
1997/06/26 9 $124,973 n/c 1,066 $117   $60,280,234 49
1997/06/27 - $110,600 -12% 662 $167   $60,390,834 50
1997/06/28 - $135,528 +23% 662 $205   $60,526,362 51
1997/06/29 - $125,895 -7% 662 $190   $60,652,257 52
1997/06/30 - $62,175 -51% 662 $94   $60,714,432 53
1997/07/01 - $42,025 -32% 662 $63   $60,756,457 54
1997/07/02 - $24,726 -41% 662 $37   $60,781,183 55
1997/07/03 - $38,123 +54% 662 $58   $60,819,306 56

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/05/09 1 $17,031,345   2,500 $6,813   $17,031,345 3
1997/05/16 1 $11,410,863 -33% 2,500 $4,564   $34,213,330 10
1997/05/23 3 $8,021,290 -30% 2,500 $3,209   $46,031,440 17
1997/05/30 5 $4,032,169 -50% 2,500 $1,613   $51,503,539 24
1997/06/06 8 $2,078,812 -48% 1,957 $1,062   $55,360,251 31
1997/06/13 8 $1,483,840 -29% 1,560 $951   $57,922,135 38
1997/06/20 9 $865,012 -42% 1,066 $811   $59,767,649 45
1997/06/27 12 $372,023 -57% 662 $562   $60,652,257 52
1997/07/04 21 $147,367 -60% 202 $730   $60,966,673 59
1997/07/11 25 $102,955 -30% 185 $557   $61,138,490 66
1997/07/18 30 $100,291 -3% 173 $580   $61,310,358 73
1997/07/25 18 $420,687 +319% 673 $625   $61,778,086 80
1997/08/01 22 $327,830 -22% 600 $546   $62,339,880 87
1997/08/08 28 $165,754 -49% 345 $480   $62,717,503 94
1997/08/15 35 $133,912 -19% 272 $492   $62,951,133 101
1997/08/22 39 $114,164 -15% 176 $649   $63,125,637 108
1997/08/29 46 $57,988 -49% 90 $644   $63,244,003 115
1997/09/05 43 $51,172 -12% 84 $609   $63,307,464 122
1997/09/12 43 $52,884 +3% 78 $678   $63,381,708 129
1997/09/19 46 $43,896 -17% 59 $744   $63,447,915 136
1997/09/26 52 $34,480 -21% 40 $862   $63,502,394 143
1997/10/03 57 $21,816 -37% 27 $808   $63,540,020 150

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/16/20091313,122 13,122$341,042$341,042610
8/23/2009127,908-40% 21,030$205,532$546,574611

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