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Léon: The Professional (1994) (Léon)

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Jean Reno Jean Reno
Leon
Gary Oldman Gary Oldman
Stansfield
Natalie Portman Natalie Portman
Mathilda
Peter Appel Peter Appel
Malky
Willi One Blood Willi One Blood
1st Stansfield Man
Don Creech Don Creech
2nd Stansfield man
Keith A. Glascoe Keith A. Glascoe
3rd Stansfield man


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Luc Besson Luc Besson
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Superb entertainment!

10 years, 5 months ago at Apr 23 13:05
3 votes
"The closer you get to being a pro, the closer you can get to the client. The knife, for example, is the last thing you learn."

On the surface, Léon is an easily dismissible film because it just seems like a simple French drama. But Léon is something far from that. Léon is an absorbing character study that has all the elements of gripping drama mixed with the elements of an excit... read more

I like these calm little moments before the storm.

10 years ago at Sep 23 11:11
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''Revenge is not good. Once you're done. Believe me.''

Professional assassin Leon reluctantly takes care of 12-year-old Mathilda, a neighbor whose parents are killed, and teaches her his trade.

Jean Reno: Léon

From the opening musical score, which is phenomenal throughout the entire piece, Luc Besson gives us one of the most stylish Character introduc... read more

superb

10 years, 5 months ago at Apr 27 18:15
2 votes
What other reason would there be for watching this, but Natalie Wood, Jean Reno, and a whole lot of action and guns?

There is just something about this film that makes it stand out more than others. The acting, the directing and the cinematography are the main ones. Brilliant performances.
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A professional assassin rescues a teenage girl whose parents were killed in a police raid.
Release date: 18 November 1994
UPC: 043396747494
Tags: Action (59), Drama (54), Crime (44), Thriller (33), 1990s (29), 1994 (26), Hitman (25), Revenge (20), New York (19), Assassin (16), France (15), Murder (14), (12), Mafia (12), Friendship (12), Coming Of Age (11), New York City (8), Explosion (7), Corruption (6), Milk (6)
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"11.1, Netflix, rewatch Tästä ei juuri muistikuvia ollut. Léon: The Professional on selkeästi toiminut esikuvana uudemmille tyylitellyille toimintaelokuville, harvassa kuitenkaan draama ja toiminta tasapainottavat toisiaan näin hyvin. Tarina orvoksi jääneen tytön ja palkkatappajan suhteesta kuulostaa paperilla kehnolta idealta ja varmasti olisikin sitä, ellei Jean Renon ja Natalie Portmanin välinen kemia pelaisi niin hyvin yksi yhteen. Gary Oldmanin pahisrooli on hauska, vaikka ysärit"


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