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

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Director:

Luc Besson

Writer:

Luc Besson

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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

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)

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

18 November 1994

Language

English, Italian, French


Country of Origin

France

Filming Locations

7th Avenue and W 54th Street, New York City, New York, USA

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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