The Fifth Element (25th Anniversary Screening!)

There is no future without it.

“You wanna play it soft. We’ll play it soft. You wanna play it hard. Let’s play it hard.”

We’re celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Luc Besson‘s brazen, futuretastic THE FIFTH ELEMENT with a prime time screening on Sunday, June 26. (Don’t forget your multi-pass!)

Set in the the 23rd century, New York City cab driver, Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis) finds the fate of the world in his hands when an androgynous yet beautiful stranger, Leeloo. falls into his cab. As the embodiment of the fifth element, Leeloo needs to combine with the other four to keep the approaching Great Evil from destroying the world. Together with Father Vito Cornelius, and zany broadcaster Ruby Rhod, Dallas must race against time and the wicked industrialist Zorg to save humanity. Starring Milla Jovovovich, Chris Tucker, Ian Holm, and Gary Oldman.

A movie like no other-genre defying stuff.” (Empire Magazine)

“Visually inventive and gleefully over the top, Luc Besson‘s THE FIFTH ELEMENT is a fantastic piece of pop sci-fi that never takes itself too seriously.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

Monday, June 20
Doors 6:10 pm | Movie 6:40 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Advance Tickets HERE

Sunday, June 26
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Advance tickets HERE

*Minors permitted. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service. Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK for any single film screening only. Please redeem at the box office.
*If you are looking to redeem your tickets to either a canceled Rio Theatre screening or a Rio Theatre gift certificate, please email <[email protected]> with info including your name, canceled receipt number, gift certificate info, what you are wanting to see and when, and we can make the switch for you in advance. Alternately, you can bring this information with you to the venue, and we will do our best to help you at the box office.

THE FIFTH ELEMENT (Luc Besson, 1997 / 127 mins / 18A) In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
  • Budget
    $90,000,000.00
  • Revenue
    $263,920,180.00
  • IMDB

About The Rio

Voted the #1 Independent Theatre in Vancouver, the Rio Theatre is a multimedia venue featuring arthouse, mainstream and cult-classic cinemas as well as live entertainment. Built in 1938, the Rio has been fully restored with a state of the art digital projector, surround sound, a huge stage and 420 luxurious seats.

1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC

Phone: 604.879.3456

Info Line: 604.878.3456

Email: [email protected]

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