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.
110 min, France:136 min (uncut version), 133 min (International version), Turkey:100 min (TV version)
2.35 : 1
Rated R for scenes of strong graphic violence, and for language.
Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Cult Film, Girl, Sexual Attraction, Die Hard Scenario, Neo Noir
Dolby Digital, SDDS
Action Thriller, Coming-of-Age, Buddy Film
Protecting the Innocent, Orphans, Unlikely Friendships, Hired Killers, Innocence Lost
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 hitman, reluctantly takes in 12-year-old Mathilda (Portman), after her family is murdered by corrupt Drug Enforcement Administration agent Norman Stansfield (Oldman). Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the hitman's trade.
If you want the job done right, hire a professional.
Rated R for scenes of strong graphic violence, and for language (original rating)
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