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In the Fifth Element, Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) is a Supreme Being who becomes The Fifth Element. She escapes from the lab where she is reconstructed and falls (literally) into Korben Dallas’ life. Together they must retrieve the four elemental stones in order to stop the Great Evil from destroying Earth.

Léon: The Professional

Leone “Léon” Montana (Jean Reno) is a professional hitman living a quiet life in New York City, sipping milk, raising houseplants, and taking jobs from the mafia. That is, until his 12-year-old neighbor Mathilda’s family is killed, leaving him to take her under his wing.

Mathilda Lando

Mathilda from Leon: The Professional

In Léon: The Professional, Natalie Portman debuts as Mathilda Lando, a street-smart girl who witnesses the murder of her dysfunctional family by corrupt DEA agents. She is taken in by a hitman named Léon who trains her to use guns, and in turn she teaches him to read. How sweet.