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7. Léon: The Professional (#27)

Someone’s coming up. Someone serious. Well, mostly.

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a fortnightly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them.

This time, Luc Besson’s Léon: The Professional.

The tale of a professional assassin who takes in a young girl following the brutal murder of her family, Léon: The Professional is an action thriller featuring performances from Jean Reno, Gary Oldman and a very young Natalie Portman.

At time of recording, it was ranked the 27th best movie of all time on the Internet Movie Database.


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