Léon: The Professional (1994)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller


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Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.


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  • Natalie Portman and Jean Reno in Léon: The Professional (1994)
  • Natalie Portman and Jean Reno in Léon: The Professional (1994)
  • Luc Besson and Jean Reno in Léon: The Professional (1994)
  • Gary Oldman and Danny Aiello in Léon: The Professional (1994)
  • Luc Besson and Natalie Portman in Léon: The Professional (1994)
  • Natalie Portman and Jean Reno in Léon: The Professional (1994)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Luc Besson

Writer:

Luc Besson

Did You Know?

Trivia

Christina Ricci was among those who auditioned for Mathilda.


Quotes

Tony: Allora, come stai, Leone?
Léon: Bene.
Tony: OK. OK. Let's talk business.


Goofs

As Stansfield and his thugs search Mathilda's apartment, the dreadlocked thug played by Willi One Blood closes the turntable, lays his gun on it, and proceeds to rifle through the family's record collection. Although he is never seen to touch it, his gun points in a different direction each time the camera cuts back to him.


Crazy Credits

Under the "SPECIAL THANKS" heading you will find: Chevalier KAMEN (Prince of the Mash Potatoes) Byblos Bill (King of Saint Tropez) Princess Trudy (Queen of Hearts)

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

18 November 1994

Language

English, Italian, French


Country of Origin

France

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 115,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,306,558 (USA) (20 November 1994)

Gross:

$19,501,238 (USA)

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