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20,235 Ratings

Léon: The Professional


Directed by Luc Besson
France, 1994
Action, Crime, Thriller


Pivots around the unusual bond between a seasoned hitman who reluctantly takes on a 12-year-old girl as his protégée after her family is murdered. Features a breakout turn by a young Natalie Portman.

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Léon: The Professional Directed by Luc Besson

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1995 | 7 nominations including: Best Film

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1996 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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