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The classic action thriller starring Natalie Portman returns to the Netflix catalog; Check!

Returning to Netflix’s catalog “The Professional,” a touted action thriller starring Jean Reno (“Blood Detachment”), Natalie Portman (“Annihilation”) and Gary Oldman (“Mank”).

Written and directed by Luc Besson in 1994, the feature film follows Leon (Reno), a lonely professional assassin who sees his routine dramatically change when a girl named Mathilda (Portman) collides with his life.

After witnessing the murder of her family when her father finds himself entangled with a corrupt policeman, Mathilda is the only survivor and clings to her neighbor Leon, as if he were her own father.

It was from there that she began to take an interest in the murderer’s job with the intention of becoming his apprentice and taking revenge on the corrupt policeman, played by Oldman.

Considered one of the best films of Besson’s career to date, ‘The Professional’ garnered 74% critical approval but pleased 95% of audiences.

In addition, he earned US $ 46 million worldwide, on a budget of US $ 15 million.

Remember that “The Professional” was Portman’s first film, which was highly regarded for his mature, sentimental and captivating acting.

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The work led her to a brilliant and talented career with titles such as “Star Wars”, “Closer: Too Close”, “V for Vendetta” and “Black Swan”.

In addition to the main trio, the feature also features Adam Busch (‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’), Danny Aiello (‘Do the Right Thing’), Ellen Greene (‘Little Shop for Horrors’), Joseph Malerba (The Baby of Rosemary), Maïwenn (DNA) and Michael Badalucco (“I have never…”).

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