Léon: The Professional  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Léon (also known as The Professional and Léon: The Professional) is a 1994 thriller film written and directed by French director Luc Besson. It stars Jean Reno as a mob hitman, Gary Oldman as a corrupt DEA detective, and a young Natalie Portman, in her feature film debut, as a 12-year-old girl who is taken in by the hitman after her family is murdered by corrupt police agents.

Cast

  • Jean Reno as Léon, a professional hitman
  • Gary Oldman as Stansfield, a corrupt DEA agent
  • Natalie Portman as Mathilda, a twelve-year old girl
  • Danny Aiello as Tony, a mafioso who gives Léon hit jobs
  • Michael Badalucco as Mathilda's father
  • Ellen Greene as Mathilda's mother
  • Peter Appel as Malky
  • Willi One Blood as Blood
  • Don Creech as Neal
  • Keith A. Glascoe as Benny
  • Randolph Scott as Jordon
  • Elizabeth Regen as Mathilda's Sister
  • Carl J. Matusovich as Mathilda's Brother
  • Frank Senger as Fatman
  • Lucius Wyatt Cherokee as Tonto





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