LÉON: THE PROFESSIONAL * (Theatrical Release USA 1994)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.7|5.0 Starsìììì

on: The Professional—one of Jean Reno’s best films due to his perfect catching and portraying of the personality of Léon—serves WOW! entertainment across the board. The film means something…it’s meaningful…and because it is meaningful the actors, actresses, directors, and producers took it seriously, didn’t attempt to doctor it up or down. They let the story stand alone. It stands all the way to the bank. Don’t miss it. Natalie Portman casts well as Mathilda.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia



 A professional assassin becomes a caregiver for a young girl.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Luc Besson for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producer Claude Besson for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Leon (Jean Reno), Stansfield (Gary Oldman), Mathilda (Natalie Portman), Tony (Danny Aiello), Malky (Peter Appel), Stansfield Man 1 (Willi One Blood), Stansfield Man 2 (Don Creech), Stansfield Man 3 (Keith A. Glascoe), Stansfield Man 4 (Randolph Scott), Mathilda’s Father (Michael Badalucco), Mathilda’s Mother (Ellen Greene), Mathilda’s Sister (Elizabeth Regen), Mathilda’s Brother (Carl J. Matusovich), Fatman (Frank Senger), and Tonto (Lucius Wyatt Cherokee).

Buy a ticket
? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. The movie has grade A status, attains classic entertainment level due to its complete re-watchability through time.

*Also: known as The Professional or Léon

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