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Léon: The Professional

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  • Score
    84
    from 3 reviewers
  • Léon: The Professional
    1994
    110 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Luc Besson

    Actors: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

    Plot: Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

    Disc Release Date: 11 July 2017

    • Video
      85
    • Audio
      85
    • Extra
      65
    • Movie
      87

    all scores

    • Video
      100
    • Leon silently sneaks onto US Best Buy exclusive 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and is presented in 3840 x 2160p in a widescreen 2.39:1 aspect ratio, using 10-bit video depth, a Wider Colour Gamut (WCG) and High Dynamic...

    • Audio
      100
    • Leon's level of sheer perfection - both as a film and as an Ultra HD Blu-ray release - continues with its presentation of the masterful soundtrack, here rendered in Dolby Atmos (again, the same as available...

    • Extra
      80
    • The US Best Buy Exclusive package relegates all of the extras to the accompanying Blu-ray copy, which matches the earlier Blu-ray releases and offers up a trio of solid supplements with a 10 year overview...

    • Movie
      100
    • Luc Besson's majestic US debut was a continentally-flavoured ballet of violence, marrying career-defining performances, exquisite visual flair and a symphonic score to produce a modern classic. Having...

    • Total
      100
    • As unlikely as it seemed at the time, Leon turned out something of a masterpiece Although it has made its Ultra HD Blu-ray bow in the relative early stages of the format, Leon is currently only available...

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      100
    • L�on: The Professional is another shot-on-film catalogue release that looks positively gorgeous on the UHD format. The 2160p, HDR-ehnanced presentation offers a high-yield presentation in terms of both...

    • Audio
      100
    • While the previous "Mastered in 4K" Blu-ray featured a Dolby Atmos soundtrack, Blu-ray.com was then not equipped to cover it. While this is not a full-fledged review as most everything from the previous...

    • Extra
      40
    • L�on's UHD release contains two cuts of the film: Theatrical (1:49:27) and Extended (2:12:57). The disc also includes the usual stable of Sony UHD goodies, including cast and crew stills and a collection...

    • Movie
      90
    • The Professional is a movie that seems, lately, anyway, inexorably joined at the hip with The Fifth Element. Both were directed by Luc Besson. Both seem to lately release atthe same time to home video,...

    • Total
      90
    • L�on: The Professional is a fantastic movie that shines on the UHD format. Picture-perfect video, well balanced Atmos audio, and a few supplements make this release a winner. Very highly recommended....

    High-Def Digest review by Matthew Hartman
    • Video
      80
    • As with any new format, one must keep expectations in check. When Sony was releasing new 4K Remastered editions of some of their most famous flicks like Spider-Man 2, Glory, and Ghostbusters, the writing...

    • Audio
      80
    • The Audio portion of this review comes from the previous 4K Remaster Blu-ray release reviewed by Michael S. Palmer as it is the exact same audio track. Léon The Professional cleans its way onto Blu-ray...

    • Extra
      40
    • For Sony's release of Léon The Professional on 4K Ultra HD, no new bonus feature content has been assembled. All Bonus features are found on the standard Blu-ray disc. Read on Tom's thoughts on those bonus...

    • Movie
      100
    • French auteur Luc Besson may have gained international acclaim for La Femme Nikita, cleaned house at the box office with his sci-fi smash The Fifth Element and had a hand in making Jason Statham into an...

    • Total
      80
    • It's incredibly easy to say that Léon The Professional is one of the best action films ever made. Luc Besson has yet to make its equal in terms of character depth, emotion, and the perfect blend of suspense...

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