25 Years Since Its Premiere: How The Cast Of “The Fifth Element" Have Changed?

It has been 25 years since "The Fifth Element" premiered. Released in 1997, the movie became one of the greatest films of all time. The actors who starred in this movie are now trying different roles in the cinema world or shifting to musicians and comedians. Time flies. But the movie and its cast are still loved by audience.
Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich starred in “The Fifth Element”. Willis already retired from acting due to his health condition while Oldman’s coming closer to the end of his acting career. And Milla is still involved in many film projects. Recently, she joined a new sci-fi action movie with a lot of promise. Anyway, one of the youngest actors in the film, Milla Jovovich, is now 47 years old, which means they no longer look like who they used to be on screen. We might not recognize someone in the film if there is no caption under their images. Although our celebs have changed over the year, they always look gorgeous as if they were from that day.
Today, we recall the stars from “The Fifth Element” who have affected the actors of this sci-fi classic.

#1 Milla Jovovich as Leeloo

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Milla Jovovich plays Leeloo when she was 22. Before starring in “The Fifth Element”, Milla was also a teenage model. “The Fifth Element” was considered Milla’s turning point which made her focus on her acting career in the following years.

#2 Bruce Willis as Korben Dallas

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Bruce Willis plays the main hero Korben Dallas in “The Fifth Element”. A taxi driver turns into a superhero to save the world. On the 24th of April, Willis announced his retirement at the age of 67. He was known as a singer. Willis released his debut album The Return of Bruno in 1987.

#3 Gary Oldman as Zorg

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Portraying the main villain Zorg, Gary Oldman is recognized as one of the best actors in the movie. His hairdo is iconic and was used to create memes for a long time. Recently, took part in the 2020 biographical drama film Citizen Kane and starred as a cantankerous manager of the TV series Slow Horse in 2022.

#4 Maïwenn as The Diva

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Maïwenn was only 21 years old when “The Fifth Element” was released. She amazed the audience with the alien Diva’s voice. Currently, she plans a film about Louis XV with Johnny Depp.

#5 Chris Tucker as Ruby Rhod

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Chris Tucker plays Ruby Rhod alongside our hero Korben Dallas to save the world. His screams and the physical comedy make people laugh in every scene he takes part in. Now, he completely shifts to stand-up comedy and tours throughout the US.

#6 Charlie Creed-Miles as David

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Charlie Creed-Miles plays David who was on the mission to save the Earth with Korben Dallas. He was one of the most successful actors to bring drama to the big screen. He took part in a lot of TV films and series such as "Endeavour" (PBS, 2012) and "Peaky Blinders" (Netflix, 2014-15). Most recently, Creed-Miles acted on "The Frankenstein Chronicles" (A&E Network, 2015-).

#7 Mathieu Kassovitz as Mugger

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The Parisian-born actor Mathieu Kassovitz has worked in both the Hollywood and French film worlds. He initially became famous to American audiences for the role of Mugger in “The Fifth Element”. Now, he is mainly working in the French cinema field.

#8 Christopher Fairbank as Mactilburgh

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Christopher Fairbank takes the role of doctor Mactiburgh who once saves Leeloo in the movie. He is known as a veteran English actor who pursue a lifelong dream of acting. In 2021, he appeared in the English comedy, All My Friends Hate Me.

#9 Sam Douglas as Chief of Police

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Sam Douglas has got 41 supporting roles in his career. And the Chief of police in the movie is one of them. In 2021, he took part in a Russian film named Bansu, and now, he takes a role in a new version of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
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