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Léon: The Professional Quotes

Léon: The Professional is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Léon: The Professional ended in 1970.

It features Patrice Ledoux as producer, Éric Serra in charge of musical score, and Thierry Arbogast as head of cinematography.

Léon: The Professional is recorded in English and originally aired in France. Each episode of Léon: The Professional is 110 minutes long. Léon: The Professional is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: Natalie Portman as Mathilda, Jean Reno as Léon, Gary Oldman as Stansfield, Peter Appel as Malky, Gary Oldman as Fatman, Danny Aiello as Tony, Gary Oldman as 2nd Stansfield man, and Keith A. Glascoe as Benny.

Léon: The Professional Quotes

Natalie Portman as Mathilda

  • (Natalie Portman) "I am writing here the name of a girl in the class who makes me sick. If things get hot, she'll take the heat."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Leon, what exactly do you do for a living?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Cleaner."
  • (Natalie Portman) "You mean you're a hit man?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Yeah."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Cool."
  • (Natalie Portman) "I was more of a mother to him than thaat god**** pig ever was."
  • (Jean Reno) "Hey, don't talk like that about pigs. They're usually much nicer than people."
  • (Natalie Portman) "But they smell like s***."
  • (Jean Reno) "Not true. As a matter of fact, right now I have one in my kitchen that's very clean and smells very nice."
  • (Natalie Portman) "You don't have a pig in your kitchen."
  • (Jean Reno) "Yes, I do."
  • (Natalie Portman) "I was just in there and I didn't see any god****ed pig."
  • (Jean Reno) "Don't move. I'll get him."
  • (Jean Reno) "Piggy? Piggy? Where are you?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Oink, oimk. Ah, there you are."
  • (Jean Reno) "Hi, Mathilda."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Hi, piggy."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Do you "clean" anyone?"
  • (Jean Reno) "No women, no kids, that's the rules."
  • (Natalie Portman) "How much would it cost to hire someone to get those dirtbags who killed my brother?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Five grand a head."
  • (Natalie Portman) "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?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "I don't wanna lose you, Leon."
  • (Jean Reno) "You're not going to lose me. You've given me a taste for life. I wanna be happy. Sleep in a bed, have roots. And you'll never be alone again, Mathilda. Please, go now, baby, go. Calm down, I'll meet you at Tony's in an hour, I love you, now go, go now."
  • (Natalie Portman) "How old were you when you made your first hit?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Nineteen."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Beat you."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Leon, I think I'm kinda falling in love with you."
  • (Natalie Portman) "It's the first time for me, you know?"
  • (Jean Reno) "How do you know it's love if you've never been in love before?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "'Cause I feel it."
  • (Jean Reno) "Where?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "In my stomach. It's all warm. I always had a knot there and now -- it's gone."
  • (Jean Reno) "Mathilda, I'm glad you don't have a stomach ache any more. I don't think it means anything."
  • (Natalie Portman) "He's not my father. He's my lover."
  • (Natalie Portman) "I've decided what to do with my life. I wanna be a cleaner."
  • (Jean Reno) "You wanna be a cleaner?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Here, take it. It's a goodbye gift. Go clean. But not with me. I work alone, understand? Alone."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Bonnie and Clyde didn't work alone. Thelma and Louise didn't work alone. And they were the best."
  • (Natalie Portman) "I hope you're not lying Leon. I really hope that deep down there's no love in you. And if there is, I think in a few minutes you'll regret you never said anything. I love you Leon."
  • (Natalie Portman) "I don't give a s*** about sleeping, Leon. I want love, or death. That's it."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Is life always this hard, or is it just when you're a kid?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Always like this."
  • (Natalie Portman) "You killed my brother."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I'm sorry. And you want to join him?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "No."
  • (Gary Oldman) "It's always the same thing. It's when you start to become really afraid of death that you learn to appreciate life. Do you like life, sweetheart?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "Yes."
  • (Gary Oldman) "That's good, because I take no pleasure in taking life if it's from a person who doesn't care about it."
  • (Jean Reno) "What are you doing?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "You said no women, no kids. Who do you think this is gonna kill, junkies and monkeys?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "How are we getting out of here now?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Leave it to me. We're checking out."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Sleep well?"
  • (Jean Reno) "I never really sleep well. Got one eye open, always."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Yeah, I forgot. You know, I never saw someone with one eye open snore so much."

Jean Reno as Léon

  • (Jean Reno) "And stop saying "okay" all the time. Okay?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "Okay."
  • (Jean Reno) "Good."
  • (Jean Reno) "He killed her. One shot to the head. They kept him in jail for two days. They let him go free. They said it was an accident. So, one night I waited for him. 500 feet with a lens. He also had an accident."
  • (Jean Reno) "Ey. What about the ring trick. You know that one?"
  • (Jean Reno) "You still have your gun, so use it. Just do me a favor, don't shoot it out the window."
  • (Jean Reno) "Sorry about your father."
  • (Natalie Portman) "If somebody didn't do it one day or another, I probably would have done it myself."
  • (Jean Reno) "It's my best friend. Always happy. No questions."
  • (Jean Reno) "The rifle is the first weapon you learn how to use, because it lets you keep your distance from the client. The closer you get to being a pro, the closer you can get to the client. The knife, for example, is the last thing you learn."
  • (Jean Reno) "No discussion."
  • (Jean Reno) "When it's tough like this, you know it's gonna be ugly. Better make it quick, or else you will be here all day listening to his crap."
  • (Jean Reno) "Revenge is not a good thing, it's better to forget."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Forget? After I've seen the outline of my brother's body on the floor, you expect me to forget? I wanna kill those sons of bitches, and blow their f***ing heads off."
  • (Jean Reno) "There was someone a long time ago. Before I came to the States. Her father didn't want her to see me. She was from a very respectable family. Mine was, you know, not so respectable. Her dad went nuts every time she'd take off to see me."
  • (Natalie Portman) "But she still snuck off to see you, right?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Right."
  • (Natalie Portman) "You see, nothing can stop love, Léon."
  • (Jean Reno) "Relax. Everything's fine. Sleep well? I never really sleep. Got one eye open always."
  • (Jean Reno) "I took a hit. I need a hand now. I know she's young, but she learns fast. Kids need to be shaped into something right?"
  • (Danny Aiello) "Yeah, I know. I taught you that. But ain't there an age limit?"
  • (Jean Reno) "She's 18."
  • (Danny Aiello) "Oh, really?"

Gary Oldman as Stansfield

  • (1st Stansfield man) "Lunch."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Careful Blood. Might be poisoned."
  • (1st Stansfield man) "No, no anchovies on this."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Somebody's coming up. Somebody serious."
  • (Gary Oldman) "You don't like Beethoven. You don't know what you're missing. Overtures like that get my -- juices flowing. So powerful. But after his openings, to be honest, he does tend to get a little f***ing boring. That's why I stopped."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Toss the apartment."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I take no pleasure in taking a life if it's from a person who doesn't care about it."
  • (Swat Chief) "Alpha team, final position, ready to go."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Be careful."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Bring me everyone."
  • (3rd Stansfield man) "What do you mean "everyone"?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "EVERYONE."
  • (Swat Chief) "Alpha team, man down, man down."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I told you."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Hey, what the f*** is going on up there? I said take the guy out, not the whole f***ing building."
  • (Gary Oldman) "What filthy piece of s*** did I do now?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "Death is -- whimsical -- today."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I have a lot of respect for your business, Tony. When you've killed for us in the past we've always been satisfied. And that's exactly why today is going to be very, very hard for me. I hope you'll excuse my mood."
  • (Gary Oldman) "My man was killed, right here, on your turf. And the chinks tell me that the hit man was kind of the -- Italian type. So we figured that, uh, Tony might know something."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Wait; there's more. You're gonna love this. A few hours later, a little twelve-year-old girl comes to my office armed to the teeth, with the firm intention of sending me straight to the morgue. And do you know who came and got her in the middle of the afternoon right there in my building? The very -- same -- Italian hit man."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I'm dying to meet him."
  • (Gary Oldman) "You're a Mozart fan. I love him too. I looooove Mozart. He was Austrian you know? But for this kind of work,"
  • (Gary Oldman) "he's a little bit light. So I tend to go for the heavier guys. Check out Brahms. He's good too."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I like these quiet little moments before the storm. It reminds me of Beethoven."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Special delivery huh -- Let me guess -- Chinese? Thai, maybe? Ahh, I've got it. Italian food"
  • (Gary Oldman) "What's your name angel --"
  • (Gary Oldman) "-- Mathilda, I want you to put the sack on the floor -- good -- Now, I want you to tell me everything you know about Italian food, and don't forget the name of the chef who fixed it for me."
  • (Natalie Portman) "Nobody sent me.I do business for myself."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Ahh -- so this is -- something -- personal? -- What filthy peice of -- s*** -- did I do now?"
  • (Natalie Portman) "You killed my brother."
  • (Gary Oldman) "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?"
  • (Peter Appel) "I couldn't really say."

Peter Appel as Malky

  • (Old Lady) "What's happening out there?"
  • (Peter Appel) "All right, ma'am, go away, DEA. Police."
  • (Old Lady) "Why don't you leave that poor family alone?"
  • (Peter Appel) "It's all right, everything's al right. Just calm down."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I am calm."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I'm calm."
  • (Old Lady) "Why don't you leave them alone?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "He said, "Go back inside"."
  • (1st Stansfield man) "He was a pro, he was fast, he f***ing came out of nowhere."
  • (1st Stansfield man) "shoots the chinamen dead in two seconds"
  • (Peter Appel) "Easy man I am a cop"
  • (1st Stansfield man) "Then turns around and says something to Malky like"
  • (Jean Reno) "No women, no kids."
  • (Peter Appel) "It's cops outside, we better go."
  • (Gary Oldman) "It's the cops outside -- we better go."

Danny Aiello as Tony

  • (Danny Aiello) "Allora, come stai, Leone?"
  • (Jean Reno) "Bene."
  • (Danny Aiello) "OK. OK. Let's talk business."
  • (Danny Aiello) "Change ain't good, you know Léon?"
  • (Danny Aiello) "Check it. Make sure it's the right thing."
  • (Jean Reno) "I trust you."
  • (Danny Aiello) "One thing has nothin' to do with the other; remember that Léon."
  • (Jean Reno) "I will."

Keith A. Glascoe as Benny

  • (Keith A. Glascoe) "Oh, s***. We missed a girl, I'm trying to find the f***ing super in this god**** building."

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