PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Luc Besson wrote this story in high school and made the hero a taxi driver because his own father worked a second job as a taxi driver. He did this to support Luc going to art school. Luc has a taxi driver in almost all his movies to honor his father.
Professor Pacoli: Aziz! Light!
Billy: "Aziz! Light!"
After his first broadcast, Ruby's assistant lights up a cigarette for him. Ruby smokes while his staff is telling him how "green" the show was. When he glance at Korben, the cigarette is still in his left hand.But the next second, he dismiss his whole staff with his left hand, and the cigarette and the smoke emanating from it are both gone.
English, Swedish, German, Arabic, Egyptian (Ancient)
$17,031,345 (USA) (11 May 1997)
$63,540,020 (USA) (5 October 1997)
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