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Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)

Our deadly leprechaun is in space to woo a beautiful princess who is impressed with his gold and desires to separate him from it.


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Metal Head
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On a distant planet, a power hungry Leprechaun kidnaps a Dominian princess, Princess Zarina, and plans to make himself king, but not if a bumbling brigade of space marines have anything to say about it. Their commander is a mad scientist by the name of Dr. Mittenhand, who's half machine thanks to one of his "experiments". Once on the planet, Leprechaun is blown up, but quickly is reborn through one of the marines (ala Alien) and wreaks havoc aboard the ship, meanwhile Dr. Mittenhand plans to use the princess for his experiments to make himself whole again. But now, after many of the marines are killed, Leprechaun turns Dr. Mittenhand into a grotesque monster and plans to blow up the ship. The remaining marines have to stop his evil plans and blow *him* up. Written by Dylan Self <Robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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One small step for man. One giant leap of terror!

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

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Release Date:

25 February 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Leprechaun IV - Lost in Space  »

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Did You Know?


According to Dave Tripet, the executive in charge of production for the first three movies, this film originally started out as a spoof of Apollo 13 (1995). A senior Trimark executive saw the promo art for Apollo 13 and immediately had artwork made up replacing Tom Hanks's face on the poster with the Leprechaun's face, and this is what started the script work for the movie. See more »


The cut that Dr. Mittenhand puts on Tina's thigh is viable before he attacks her. In fact it is first seen when her pants are taken off her in the crawlspace. See more »


Staff Sergeant Brooks Malloy: I am not defensive and I will shoot anyone who says I am defensive.
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Crazy for the Guy
Written by Jeff Robert, Andrew Milukoff and Frankie Blue
Performed by the Deborah Holland Trio
Courtesy of CSG Music and Pony boy Music
Music supervision by Cinema Sound Group
Recorded at Siberia Sound
Engineered by Clifton Young
Mixed by Michael Smith
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A creative movie
30 June 1999 | by (Detroit) – See all my reviews

Creativity is a funny thing. It can either turn out be be brilliant and inspired, or can turn into utter crap. L4 is a very original, creatively done film, which approaches the genre from a unique perspective, a combination rip off of Alien and Dr. Strangelove. Not that it is any good, it is actually a horrible film, but hey, it is different. The horror sequences are silly and cheesy (Like when the antagonist crawls up a soldiers member), the attempts at humor fall flat. The whole thing is just dumb, but hey, bring some friends and have a day letting loose on it. Look for the little guy to flash the Trimark symbol of quality at the end.

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