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

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Director:

Luc Besson

Writer:

Luc Besson

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Trivia

In a 2014 Playboy interview, Gary Oldman said his screaming of the now iconic line 'Bring me everyone!' was improvised to make director Luc Besson laugh "in previous takes, I'd just gone, "Bring me everyone," in a regular voice. But then I cued the sound guy to slip off... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

When Matilda is watching The Transformers for the final time in the film, scenes from different episodes of the series are used straight after each other. This was a conscious decision by the filmmaker to use scenes to echo Mathida's state of mind.


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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