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Leprechaun (1993)

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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The Luck of the Irish..Just Ran Out! See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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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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O Duende  »

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$900,000 (estimated)

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$8,556,940 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Deep Roy, best known as the oompa loompa's in "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory", and Tony Cox, from "Bad Santa", were Warwick Davis' stunt doubles. Cox would go onto appear in "Leprechaun 2". See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[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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Connections

Referenced in Come Dine with Me Canada: Elaine Dandy: Block 5 (2013) See more »

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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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Horror movie, not short on laughs!
29 September 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Other members of the IMDb may have rated this "1", and that's up to them, but I thought Leprechaun was a real fun horror movie.

I have seen the other films in this series but the first was entertaining.

Low on budget yes, but never boring and always whimsical. Warwick Davis, the small actor who plays the leprechaun, is very good in this role, as he is in all his movies.

He may be lacking in height but not talent.

A brilliant performance by him, and even Jennifer Aniston isn't that bad, and I usually find her a turn off in movies.

Humour, horror, and lots of pace. I gave it 7 out of 10.


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