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

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

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Actually physically painful to watch...
4 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that seems longer than it really is, because it's so horrible. Now, obviously you don't watch "Leprechaun in the Hood" expecting anything more than standard horror-comedy fare: some scares, some gore, some jokes, and some T&A. Low-brow is fine if it's entertaining. The problem, though, is that this movie is never really scary or funny (the racial stereotypes are initially sorta-kinda funny, but quickly become embarrassing - as in, "Why am I still watching this?"), and the movie has no nudity to speak of (a major shortcoming in a flick like this, IMHO).

It's almost as if everyone involved conspired to make the most painfully bad movie in history...and they succeeded. Nothing in this movie ever makes sense. Nothing ever means anything. You hate all the characters on screen, even the villain. The "rap" in this movie is awful; while some might argue it's a parody of gangsta' rap, that still doesn't excuse it from having lame rhymes and a listless delivery.

Some movies are so bad they are good. This ain't one of them.


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