"New York, 23rd century. A huge fireball swoops down on the Earth and threatens to annihilate it. An old monk, Cornelius, knows the way to stop it: you have to find the Fifth Element, the supreme being, which, associated with the four vital elements - air, water, fire and earth - can alone repel Evil. Cornelius receives the help of Korben Dallas, taxi driver and former secret agent, and Leeloo, an extraterrestrial who took the form of a splendid young woman with orange hair. The trio embark on mad adventures to save humanity but must face the fearsome Zorg and his allies, the terrible Mangalores..."