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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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Credited cast:
Jack Woods
King Boric
Seamus Muldoon
Barney O'Grady
Mary Muldoon
Daniel Betts ...
Mickey Muldoon
Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Princess Jessica
General Bulstrode
Lady Margaret
Michael Williams ...
Father Daley
Queen Morag
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Danny Babington ...
1st Fairy
Christopher Benjamin ...
Troll Manager


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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Also Known As:

Leprechauns  »

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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 »


Mickey Muldoon: [dreamily] I met this girl... Princess Jessica.
Seamus Muldoon: Princess Jessica - King Boric's daughter!
Mickey Muldoon: Oh, she's an angel, with the face!
Seamus Muldoon: Oh, no, no, no, no, no - listen - You leave her be! I don't want that sort of trouble! Mary Maldoon, this is your fault! Jack - will you tell him to listen to his father?
Jack Woods: Why? I never did.
Seamus Muldoon: Neither did I; that's not point!
Mary Muldoon: So he's told you, has he? You're his father, speak to him!
Seamus Muldoon: Mickey Maldoon, you listen to me: You stay away from that girl, or I'll disown you!
Mickey Muldoon: How can ...
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References Waterloo (1970) See more »


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This movie was VERY entertaining
17 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So there weren't very many big name movie stars in it, but who cares? Zoe Wanamaker was great and so were quite a few others. If you have no imagination and enjoy stunting the growth of creative minds, you probably won't like this movie. The storyline did have some throwbacks to classic themes, but it was done in such a way that it wasn't tiresome. The scenery was beautiful and anyone that loves Ireland will enjoy seeing the blue skies and rolling green hills. Whomever designed the costumes for the characters must have had fun. The were very pretty and fit the personalities of the respective wearers. Anyone that enjoys a little magic will enjoy this movie.

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