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Leprechaun in the Hood (2000)

Video  -  Action | Comedy | Fantasy  -  28 March 2000 (USA)
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The Leprechaun ends up in the inner city, Compton, CA. More comedy than horror fill this installment.

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Postmaster P. (as A.T. Montgomery)
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Stray Bullet
Red Grant ...
Butch
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Jackie Dee
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Fontaine Rivera
Ivory Ocean ...
Reverend Hamson
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Chow Yung Pi
Barima McKnight ...
Slug (as Bleu DaVinci)
Bebe Drake ...
Post's Mother
Donna M. Perkins ...
Jackie Dee's Wife (as Donna Perkins)
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Chloe Hunter ...
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Lori J. Jones ...
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He's been in the country side, he's been downtown, he's been to Las Vegas, he's even been in space, now that evil Leprechaun is in DA HOOD! Three young rap artists are looking for a break. They need money to buy some music equipment so they can go to Las Vegas and enter a contest. They meet up with a local pimp named Mack Daddy who agrees to "hook them up", but later declines. The rappers want to get even with him so one night they break into Mack's place and steal a lot of his jewelry, gold, and even the medallion from an ugly looking statue. Shouldn't have done that! Because without the medallion, the statue transforms into the Leprechaun, who goes on a killing spree looking for his missing gold, once again! And the song says it all, "there's nothing' scarier than a Lep' in the hood!" Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Lep in the Hood, come to do no good! See more »


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Rated R for strong violence and gore, pervasive language, drug use and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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This is the fifth movie in the Leprechaun series, although the number "5" doesn't appear anywhere in the title or credits. See more »

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When Postmaster P is singing "Stray Bullet to the Heart" he removes his jacket twice. See more »

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Leprechaun: Death to he who sets a Leprechaun free. Steal his gold, it will corrupt your soul, you see. For many a moon the legend has grown, death toll increases, solution unknown. Beware the evil wanderer in search of his loot, lest you suffer the wrath of his golden flute. Flee while you can, the future's not good- for no one is safe from a Lep in the Hood!
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, Leprechaun sings a rap song entitled "Lep in the Hood". See more »

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Jesus Loves Me
Written by Nicholas Rivera, Rob Spera and Doug Hall
Performed by Anthony Montgomery (as A.T. Montgomery) and Rashaan Nall
Produced by The Boom Brothers and Joel C. High
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Lame as lame could be
23 October 2011 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

The Leprechaun movies were never that good and were always lame, but, sweet Jesus, this is a new low, even worse than Leprechaun 4: In Space. They basically thought of a funny title, threw Warwick Davis in the makeup and then stumbled along until they had shot 90 minutes worth of material, they they threw it on video, hoping that the title would get stoners or lovers of bad movies to rent it. It tries so hard to be funny, and there's almost nothing worse than a movie that thinks it's funny when it isn't. It's pretty bad when you see a movie and think to yourself, "Man, Ice T deserves better than this." Coolio, who makes a cameo, deserves better, too.


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