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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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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Luc Besson

Writer:

Luc Besson

Did You Know?

Trivia

Keith A. Glascoe, who played the enormous Benny, or 3rd Stansfield Man, later became a member of the New York Fire Department, Ladder Company 21 in Hells Kitchen. Courageously he died in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001.


Quotes

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


Goofs

When Leon tells Mathilda, at the very end, to "grab the ax off the wall", when she opens the glass door, you can see the director Luc Besson's reflection in the glass, behind the camera filming her.


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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