Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman and Danny Aiello star in Leon: The Professional, a go-for-broke thriller about a professional assassin whose work becomes dangerously personal. Calling himself a "cleaner", the mysterious Leon (Reno) is New York's top hitman. When his next-door neighbors are murdered, Leon becomes the unwilling guardian of the family's sole survivor - 12-year-old Mathilda (Natalie Portman), but Mathilda doesn't just want protection; she wants revenge. Training her in the deadly tricks of his trade, Leon helps her track the psychotic agent (Oldman) who murdered her family.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
704 Ratings
704 Ratings

72% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.7/10
  • Fresh 43
  • Rotten 17

Critics Consensus: Pivoting on the unusual relationship between seasoned hitman and his 12-year-old apprentice -- a breakout turn by young Natalie Portman -- Luc Besson's Leon is a stylish and oddly affecting thriller.

16+ COMMON SENSE

Stylish, mature hitman thriller is quite violent.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures
Released
Copyright
© 1994 Gaumont and Les Films du Dauphin. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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