Léon: The Professional is an English-language French movie directed and written by Luc Besson, released in September 1994. It depicts an unusual relationship between Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, and Léon, a professional hitman. It stars Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, and Danny Aiello. The film was a great success, grossed over $45 million worldwide. Léon was shot in New York City, New York, and Paris, France. Guido's was used as Tony's restaurant in Little Italy. Filming locations included Chelsea Hotel, Manhattan Municipal Building, and Supreme Macaroni Restaurant.
Léon Locations Map
|71 97th Street||40.793270||-73.966194|
|7th Avenue and W 54th Street||40.763611||-73.981453|
|East Broadway and Market Street||40.713699||-73.994591|
|Manhattan Municipal Building||40.713009||-74.003738|
|Mulberry Street and Grand Street||40.719330||-73.997307|
|Upper East Side||40.770409||-73.962212|