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Leprechaun (1993)

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An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex (as Robert Gorman)
John Voldstad ...
William Newman ...
Raymond C. Turner ...
Dispatcher (as Raymond Turner)
Heather Kennedy ...
Tim Garrick ...
Customer (as Timothy Garrick)
Little Girl's Voice (voice)


When Dan O'Grady returns to the U.S. after stealing some Irish leprechaun's pot of gold, he thinks he can settle down and enjoy his newfound wealth. He thought wrong. The leprechaun followed him and O'Grady barely gets away with his life, having locked the little monster in his basement. Ten years later, J.D. and his spoiled daughter Tory move in. By accident, the leprechaun is released and almost immediately the annoying creature starts to look for his gold, not displaying any respect for human life. Written by Peter Zweers <peterz@pi.net>

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Her luck just ran out [DVD] See more »


Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

8 January 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Duende  »

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Box Office


$900,000 (estimated)


$8,556,940 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The video has sold less than 100,000 copies. See more »


In the scene in the coin shop, the shop owner's suspenders go back and forth from being hooked in the back and not being hooked. It starts after Alex and Ozzie leave for the restaurant. See more »


[first lines]
Leprechaun: [the Leprechaun talks to himself while sitting over his pot of gold] Ah! Try as they will, and try as they might, who steals me gold won't live through the night.
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Followed by Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood (2003) See more »


Written by Andrew Keresztes
Produced by Kevin Kiner and Andrew Keresztes
Publisher: KAY & EM MUSIC/BMI
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User Reviews

You have to appreciate stupid horror movies to like this one
5 May 2002 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

This movie is rather ridiculous and predictable. First of all, understand, that there are absolutely no scary scenes in this movie. I don't think this movie would even scare me as a kid.

I love horror movies, and heard a lot about leprechaun, so I thought I'd give it a look. If you are looking for a scare, I'd recommend that you pass this movie up. However, it may be worth while to watch for a couple of reasosn.

Pure curiousity may be worth it as it is kind of funny. It can be boring to you if you don't appreciate this genre. Jennifer Aniston is awfully cute in this movie. I personally thought it was worth while just for that.

If you have fast internet access, I recommend you check out www.cinemanow.com

You can view Leprechaun for free as it is one of their free movie offerings.

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