History Film / TheProfessional

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.
29th Jun '16 7:24:54 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.
23rd Jun '16 2:22:44 AM HarfynnTeuport
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* ActionPrologue: The iconic opening scene of a hit on a rival drug dealer. Doubles as an EstablishingCharacterMoment for Léon himself, at least in terms of his sheer [[{{Badass}} badassery]].
23rd Jun '16 2:20:31 AM HarfynnTeuport
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* ActionPrologue: The iconic opening scene of a hit on a rival drug dealer. Doubles as an EstablisingCharacterMoment for Léon himself, at least in terms of his sheer [[{{Badass}} badassery]].

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* ActionPrologue: The iconic opening scene of a hit on a rival drug dealer. Doubles as an EstablisingCharacterMoment EstablishingCharacterMoment for Léon himself, at least in terms of his sheer [[{{Badass}} badassery]].
23rd Jun '16 2:20:16 AM HarfynnTeuport
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* ActionPrologue: The iconic opening scene of a hit on a rival drug dealer. Doubles as an EstablisingCharacterMoment for Léon himself, at least in terms of his sheer [[{{Badass}} badassery]].
16th Jun '16 6:32:52 AM Movienut376
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**The scene even brightens for a moment, marking the exact moment of the gunshot.
27th Apr '16 2:42:28 AM KenKevinStriker
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* EmptyElevator: ("Someone's coming up. Someone ''serious''.") (Léon's not in it, but as in ''Film/DieHard'' he has placed one of the bad guys in there instead.)

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* EmptyElevator: ("Someone's ("Somebody's coming up. Someone Somebody's ''serious''.") (Léon's not in it, but as in ''Film/DieHard'' he has placed a corpse of one of the bad guys in there instead.)
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