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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  7 November 1999 (USA)
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American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the ... See full summary »

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Jack Woods
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King Boric
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Seamus Muldoon
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Barney O'Grady
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Mary Muldoon
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Mickey Muldoon
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Kathleen Fitzpatrick
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Princess Jessica
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General Bulstrode
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Lady Margaret
Michael Williams ...
Father Daley
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Queen Morag
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American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns. Leprechaun Seamus Muldoon's son and son's friends crash the fairies' costume ball and Muldoon's son falls in love with fairy Princess Jessica. Their love re-ignites a feud between the leprechauns and the fairies, which escalates into a war. The Grand Banshee warns of terrible consequences and Jack Woods is chosen to make peace. Woods interrupts his own romance with an Irish beauty to help, and becomes involved in a strange and wonderful magical adventure. Written by Anonymous

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When Jack and Kathleen are crossing a crevice over a cliff, they are shown to have reached one half of the intended distance in an over-the-head shot, and then a shot from their side show that they are almost at the beginning of the distance. See more »

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Jericho O'Grady: [sees his brother bound by a pair of Fairies outside the bar he was gaurding] Aw, Barney!
Barney O'Grady: Don't worry, lads. I've got them where I want them.
Count Grogan: [flies in] Ah, Maldoon. What a coincidence finding you here.
Mickey Muldoon: I don't want any trouble, Grogan. Let Barney go.
Count Grogan: You might not *want* trouble, but that's what you've got.
[Mickey flips over him but he follows suit to stand in front of him again]
Count Grogan: You don't get away that easy.
Mickey Muldoon: I'm not fighting.
Count Grogan: Oh, you'll fight. Or your young friend here has done his last spell ...
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We Can Fly Away
Written by Sandy McLelland and Paul Lowin
Performed by Emma Townshend
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Accent on Magical!
6 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Awesome magical movie with Irish myth creatures, Romeo & Juliet, some original funny parts thrown in - I give it a 10! New Yorker Jack Woods (Randy Quaid) rents a summer cottage in Ireland, where he has a run-in with a local beauty. Then he has another - he's the 1st human to discover Leprechan leader Seamus Maldoon & his family living there! While keeping his hesitant friendship with them secret, Jack fixes things up with the girl, Kathleen, & falls in love. Meanwhile, Mickey Maldoon sneaks into the Trooping Fairy (aka Fairy) midsummer ball with friends - & falls for Princess Jessica. But as the "Troopers" & Solitary Fairies (aka Leprechans) are natural enemies, neither Seamus nor King Boric (Roger Daltry) is pleased. Nor is Grogan, Jesssica's hothead cousin who wants revenge for the crashed party. When Mickey refuses to fight, his friend does - & is killed, since the Grand Banshee (Whoopi Goldburg) punishes fighting fairies with mortality. Mickey kills Grogan in return, starting war. (Farmiliar - play where the lovers' families are enemies, girl's cousin kills man's friend, man kills him?)The 2 escape their feuding families, but their friends die in battle - & unlike "Romeo & Juliet", Nature falls apart while the Little People neglect it. Jack is asked to make peace - but when Kathleen discovers a shocking secret about him, he has problems & a need for peace of his own. This is a great movie w/action, fantasy, romance, & humor - not to mention Ireland's beauty surrounding it. A classic not to be missed!


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