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

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8 January 1993 (USA)  »

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$900,000 (estimated)

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$8,556,940 (USA)
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The video has sold less than 100,000 copies. See more »

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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 »

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Alex: We're rich, you know what this means?
Ozzie: Yeah, I can buy comics every week.
Alex: Yeah, but you know what else?
Ozzie: What else?
Alex: We can get you an operation.
Ozzie: For what?
Alex: To make you smart, see we can go to the hospital and have them operate and fix your brain!
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FOUR LEAF CLOVER
Written by Andrew Keresztes
Produced by Kevin Kiner and Andrew Keresztes
Publisher: KAY & EM MUSIC/BMI
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Forget about Willow!
29 August 2005 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

One of the most popular Horror flicks from the 90's. It's as bad as you have heard but accomplishes on the entertaining factor for B-movie lovers. If you're a Horror fan you might have not seen this one, but for sure you have at least heard of it. It's cheesy, yes but it's entertaining. At least there's some gore, and a likable villain in the style of Freedy Krueger. The plot is cheesy but easy to follow. You have the ingredients to spend 90 minutes of popcorn fun.

Now, this one could work as an actual regular PG-13 low budget Horror movie. The Slasher genre was dead by then but Leprechan remains as one of the efforts to generate life to the genre.

Watch out for a young and very, very cute Jenifer Aniston and a devilish performance by Warwick Davies.


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