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The Professional (Leon)

Rating:R (for scenes of strong graphic violence, and for language)
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:September 14, 1994
Running time:110 minutes
Cast:Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello, Peter Appel
Director:Luc Besson
Producer:Patrice Ledoux
Writer:Luc Besson
Distributor:Columbia Pictures

Description: A corrupt Drug Enforcement Administration boss and his thugs murder Natalie's family in a drug deal gone awry. Orphaned by the massacre, Natalie is forced to take shelter in the apartment of a neighbor, Leon, whom she knows only slightly. He's a loner and first generation immigrant, who also happens to be a professional hit man. He's never had reason to care about anybody, and she has no one else to turn to. Together they form a makeshift father and daughter bond that will forever change both their lives.

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