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YMMV: The Fifth Element
  • Heartwarming Moments - The little loving smile that appear's on Corben's face when he realizes his mom is on the phone, even though she is already in the middle of a thorough rant complaining about her son. It's just nice to see a son loving his mother, and enjoying her, despite the fact that she keeps criticizing him.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The multipass, a machine-readable all-purpose identification document? It might be coming sooner than you think it is.
  • Memetic Mutation
    • Leeloo Dallas Moool-tii-paass!
    • Aziz, LIGHT!!
    • "Green?" "Supergreen."
    • "Anyone else want to negotiate?"
  • Most Annoying Sound: Ruby Rhod's continuous, high-pitch scream during the gunfight. It goes on forever.
    • What about in the end of the gun fight where he screamed LOUDER THAN AN EXPLOSION?!
      • Fridge Brilliance: Ruby is still wearing his microphone, so his screams are AMPLIFIED as the show was being broadcast throughout the hotel.
  • One-Scene Wonder: The alien opera diva.
  • The Problem with Licensed Games: A spectacular example. The Fifth Element PS1 game by the creators of Nightmare Creatures landed on several worst-of lists that year. It got the first half-disc out of five rating in the Official US PlayStation Magazine. Also counts as a Porting Disaster since the PC version got much better reviews.
  • So Bad, It's Good: The film is not bad per se, but the whole is far, far greater than the sum of its parts.
  • Special Effects Failure: Either because of shoddy editing or fun, the "unbreakable" glass container Leeloo breaks out of clearly has a nice circle of breakaway glass, visible for at least a second before she actually punches it.
    • The black stuff running down Zorg's head is creepy and all, but it really looks like chocolate syrup, especially when smeared.
  • What an Idiot: No one thinks to tell the police that they are chasing an incredibly valuable lab subject that needs to be preserved. As a consequence she is nearly killed when a trigger-happy cop duo decides to shoot Corben's car down on the mere suspicion of being a car thief.
  • What The Hell, Casting Agency?: Tiny Lister, President of the World. Bwa?

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