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Quotations from Léon: The Professional

Léon: The Professional is a crime-drama thriller film about a mob hitman who takes in a 12-year-old girl after her parents are murdered. This film was the feature film debut of a young Natalie Portman, who plays the girl taken in by Léon. Directed by Luc Besson. Starring Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, and Danny Aiello.

Léon: The Professional is often rated as one of the top films of all time. It reached great critical acclaim upon release and more than doubled it's income in the Box Office. Read some quotes from this great movie below.


Tony: Allora, come stai, Leone?
Léon: Bene.
[Tony puts out his cigarette in an ashtray]
Tony: OK. OK. Let's talk business.

Stansfield: I like these calm little moments before the storm. It reminds me of Beethoven. Can you hear it? It's like when you put your head to the grass and you can hear the growin' and you can hear the insects. Do you like Beethoven?
Malky: I couldn't really say.
Mathilda: Do you "clean" anyone?
Léon: No women, no kids, that's the rules.
Mathilda: How much would it cost to hire someone to get those dirtbags who killed my brother?
Léon: Five grand a head.
Mathilda: Wow. How about this: I work for you; in exchange, you teach me how to clean. Hmmm? What do you think? I'll clean your place, I'll do the shopping, I'll even wash your clothes. Is it a deal?
Mathilda: Can we try with real bullets now?
[to receptionist after being asked about her father, Leon]
Mathilda: He's not my father. He's my lover.
Stansfield: Tony, you've killed for us in the past, and we've always been satisfied, which is why it's very hard for me to come down here today. One of my men was killed today in your territory, and the chinks tell me the killer was of the... Italian persuasion. Now, wait, there's more. You'll love this. Not two hours later, a little twelve-year-old girl comes to my building, armed to the teeth with the sole intention of sending me straight to the morgue. And guess who comes to get her? The very same Italian hit man.
Léon: Revenge is not good. Once you're done. Believe me.
Mathilda: There's no doorbell.
Léon: So knock on the door.
Mathilda: How are we getting out of here now?
Léon: Leave it to me. We're checking out.
Mathilda: I think we'll be OK here, Leon.
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