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You see, Father, by causing a little destruction, I am in fact encouraging life. In reality, you and I are in the same business.
~ Zorg rationalizing his crimes to Father Vito Cornelius

Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg is the central antagonist of the 1997 sci-fi action film The Fifth Element.

He is an amoral, chaos-worshipping weapons dealer who is secretly working for The Ultimate Evil, a malevolent entity bent on destroying the universe.

He was portrayed by Gary Oldman, who also played Norman Stansfield in Léon: The Professional, Mason Verger in Hannibal, Carnegie in The Book of Eli and Vladislav Dukhovich in The Hitman's Bodyguard.


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What Makes Him Pure Evil?

  • He sells weapons that kill millions of people.
  • He rationalizes killing by saying that it in fact encourages life.
  • His business is founded on principles of anarchy and chaos.
  • He regularly does business with worst criminals and tyrants in the universe.
  • He murders an entire room full of Mangalore mercenaries who have displeased him.
  • He fires a million people because the intergalactic economy is bad.
  • He goes into business with The Ultimate Evil, wanting to sell him all humanity for only a couple of millions de dollars.
  • He kills Right Arm as punishment for giving him bad news.
  • He tries to steal the Four Elements himself.

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