Léon: The Professional (French: Léon; originally released in the United States as The Professional) is a 1994 English-language French thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. It stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the motion picture debut of Natalie Portman. In the film, Léon (Reno), a professional ...
Crime · 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.
Oct 8, 2015 ... It's been over two decades since writer/director Luc Besson's Léon: The Professional hit theaters, and we're willing to bet that you've yet to shake off how the movie made you feel. The crime thriller that launched Natalie Portman's career, and put French actor Jean Reno front and center in Hollywood, Léon ...
Mathilda takes refuge in the apartment of her secretive neighbor, Leon (Jean Reno), who takes her in with a certain reluctance. She discovers that Leon is a professional assassin, working for Tony (Danny Aiello), a mob kingpin based in Little Italy. Wanting to avenge the death of her brother, Mathilda makes a deal with Leon ...
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Nov 12, 2015 ... There are a lot of films you first see as a kid that still loom large for you years later , but upon a re-watch disappoint. Luc Besson's Leon (1994) is not one of them. Uniquely and willfully schizophrenic, it feels either like an eccentric French drama masquerading as a violent action movie or vice versa.
Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.