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30th Nov '16 4:06:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Léon
3rd Nov '16 3:48:35 PM MrKosta
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** At the beginning of the movie, you can almost feel the Fat Man's heart stopping for a second when Lèon materializes from the shadows and puts a knife on his throat.
3rd Nov '16 6:29:11 AM MrKosta
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->''"[[StayInTheKitchen No women, ]] no kids. That's the rules."''

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->''"[[StayInTheKitchen ->''"[[MenAreTheExpendableGender No women, ]] [[WouldNotHurtAChild no kids.kids]]. That's the rules."''
8th Oct '16 12:54:26 PM rd1994
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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Léon drinks nothing but milk, which emphasizes his wholesome and childlike personality while not killing people.

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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Léon drinks nothing but milk, which emphasizes his wholesome and childlike personality while not killing people.
8th Oct '16 12:49:40 PM rd1994
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* RecognitionFailure: Mathilda dresses herself up as various celebrities, but Léon fails to recognize any of them, even Creator/CharlieChaplin, Creator/MarilynMonroe and Creator/GeneKelly... despite having watched ''Film/SinginInTheRain'' countless times!

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* RecognitionFailure: Mathilda dresses herself up as various celebrities, but Léon fails to recognize any of them, even Creator/CharlieChaplin, Creator/MarilynMonroe and Creator/GeneKelly... despite having watched ''Film/SinginInTheRain'' countless times!Creator/MarilynMonroe. He does however recognize Creator/GeneKelly thanks to seeing Singing In the Rain before.
4th Oct '16 3:32:23 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* ReCut: Creator/LucBesson's Director's Cut delves more into the relationship between Leon and Mathilda and gives the former a TragicBackstory. It is generally regarded as the superior version
15th Sep '16 7:25:07 PM Saveelich
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This film is not to be confused with ''Series/TheProfessionals'' (a British TV series), ''Film/TheProfessionals'' (an American {{Western}} film), ''Le Professionnel'' (another French film with Jean-Paul Belmondo as its star), or ''[[Manga/{{Golgo13}} Golgo 13: The Professional]]''.

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This film is not to be confused with ''Series/TheProfessionals'' (a British TV series), ''Film/TheProfessionals'' (an American {{Western}} film), ''Le Professionnel'' (another ''Film/LeProfessionnel'' (a 1981 French film with Jean-Paul Belmondo as its star), film), or ''[[Manga/{{Golgo13}} Golgo 13: The Professional]]''.
15th Sep '16 4:05:38 PM Mightymoose101
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** Tony also [[spoiler: angrily refuses Mathilda's request to work for him as a cleaner at the end, instead sending her school and promising to support her with Léon's earnings.]]
25th Jul '16 7:00:22 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* AllThereInTheScript: According to Besson's first script-draft, Léon's full name is Leone Montana.



* DeadlyBath: Mathilda's stepmother met her end in a bathtub via Stansfield's shotgun

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* DeadlyBath: Mathilda's stepmother met her end in a bathtub via Stansfield's shotgunshotgun.
* DirtyCop: Stansfield.


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* LimitedWardrobe: Stansfield is never seen wearing anything besides his trademark beige suit and white shirt.
29th Jun '16 9:39:52 AM MrKosta
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* RealityEnsues: Mathilda spends a good portion of the movie training under Léon's tutelage to become an assassin. Later, [[spoiler:after Léon dies]], she asks Tony to work as a hitwoman for him, but he vehemently [[EvenEvilHasStandards refuses]] to allow a 12-year-old girl to kill people for him and sends her back to school.

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* RealityEnsues: Mathilda spends a good portion of the movie training under Léon's tutelage to become an assassin. Later, [[spoiler:after Léon dies]], she asks Tony to let her work as a hitwoman for him, but he vehemently [[EvenEvilHasStandards refuses]] to allow a 12-year-old girl to kill people for him and sends her back to school.
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