Léon: The Professional (1994)
Mathilda wears a similar dress to the one worn by Marilyn Monroe in this film, when she does the Marilyn impersonation.
mentioned by Mathilda: "Bonnie and Clyde didn't work alone."
After cleaning gansters. Leon grip the handle in the subway. In this movie, Felix grip the handle in a bus after kill betrayer.
Both movies tell the story of a lonely person (Gloria / Léon) who is related to the New York mafia and who has to take care of a neighbor's child (Phil / Mathilda) after his/her family has been killed in his/her apartment.
This episode is being watched by Mathilda (Natalie Portman) in her parents' and Leon's apartments.
Mentioned by Mathilda: "Thelma and Louise didn't work alone."
In "Leon", Jean Reno's character has difficulty recognizing the character of Madonna, the modern day singer, in the dress-up game Mathilda played. In "Les Visiteurs" from a year earlier, his character played a a French knight from the middle ages, transported to the modern world with his squire. While there (here) he objects violently to people taking the name of The Madonna in vain, as they seem to be doing whenever they refer to the singer,
Mike: Connie Stevens is the Professional.
When she is asked in the beginning cinematic if she is free on Tuesday, the shot of Lara wearing her tortoise shell sunglasses is the same as when Léon is asked the same question to do a job while also wearing tortoise shell glasses.
poster of the movie in the villa where Sara is held hostage
Léon (played by a Japanese actor) is one of the competitors of "The National Hitman Qualification Tournament"
After receiving pistol, Moon hangs poster in room.
Jurek Kiler learning how to be a hitman
Video box in foreground of the special edition videos scene.
A man trains a young girl to be an assassian.
First shootout from "Léon" ("The Professional") is referenced.
the scene where joe ray gets shot in the tunnel.
"And stop saying "okay" all the time. Okay?" - exact same dialogue in both 'movies'
First when Smecker puts on the portable CD player while working out what happened to the two Russian mafia guys. Then later when the brothers say "No Women, No Kids".
Title seen on a marquee at the beginning of the movie.
Various scenes with Chivo ... e.g. when he comes up from the horizon, offers milk to drink or stands under the shower.
The scene where Alex gets shot and we see his point of view (falling, followed by a flash of white) is a reference to a similar scene in Léon. Saku Lehtinen, of the game's level designers, also stated this in a 2001 interview with Machinima.com.
Assassin Jung-Woo returns home cradling a plant, prompting Jae-yeong to quip "Think you're Leon with that?"
In Odeng's shop, later in the film, a man wearing Léon's trademark glasses and hat is seen; he's carrying a house plant in a pot and has a little girl with him.
*SPOILER* The scene where the two girls are trapped in the service room and one breaks the door with a sledgehammer and tells the other girl to escape while the other girl begs her to come with her is lifted directly from Léon.
the character Richie swallows his drugs in exactly the same way as Stansfield (even the framing is the same)
In the end the character Ram kills Raghavan using the famous "ring trick" of Léon.
Use of disguise as a S.W.A.T member to escape a similarly perilous situation.
Once in the game, a character quotes Mathilda.
The lead charecter name is Leon and there is a gun named Matilda.
One of the mobster characters is on the phone and he screams the line: "I mean EVERYONE!"
"What do you mean, everyone?" "EVERYONE" - exact same dialogue in both 'movies'
André says "And stop saying "okay" all the time. Okay?", to which Angel replies "Okay". This is an exact quote from Léon.
Natalie gets a question during her monologue about Léon.
The gang leader mentions this title while addressing the gangster named Leon.
Strangulation of victims/target from elevator shaft.
Jeremy: "The guy who was in Ronin and Léon"
Referenced in the rooftop sniping scene, including the line "no women, no children".
Jeremy mentions Gary Oldman's role in it
DVD on the Shelf
The Japanese peace lily that Nicholas Angel brings with him and takes care of is much like Léon's plant in the movie Léon. When he talks about it, similar dialogue is used.
The relationship between Samuel Fröler and Ebba Hultkvist is compared to the one between Natalie Portman and Jean Reno in this film.
Sam told the operator on his cell phone to bring him everyone; quoting the famous line said by Gary Oldman
Leonard specifies the same "two knocks, then one, and two again" secret knock as seen in Leon
Ellen says Luc Besson wrote this movie.
Tae-sik's relationship with the little girl is directly drawn from the relationship in Leon.
One of the perks is called The Professional, which in the picture has the character dressed exactly like Leon did and even has his plant included
Title mentioned while introducing Gary Oldman
"Is he playing this part as Stansfield from 'Leon'?"
The clothes Cataleya puts on after her first hit in the movie (aviators, jacket, shorts and boots) are inspired by the clothes Mathilda wore in Leon.
Film Brain mention that this movie is trying to be a rip off of Leon.
Jean Reno's characters are both named, "Leon." As well as Picasso telling Detective Cross he is *not* a professional in his field.
FBI Agent Stansfield (Tommy Lee Jones) shares the same name as the DEA agent and main antagonist (Gary Oldman) from the film.
Léon is seen watching scenes from the movie at the theatre.
character name, costume, opening scene
Jet Li dresses up as one of the character Léon holding a plant in the movie as a joke.
Character imitates Gary Oldman from Léon.
Quotes Gary Oldman
"EVERYONE!" scream mocked
During the speech before the Laser Tag battle against his future father in law, Barney delivers a speech including an "Everything" line that copy the "Everyone" line from Leon.