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The Luck of the Irish (2001)

A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.

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Thurl Bailey ...
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Dustin Harding ...
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Curley Green ...
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A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.

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Trivia

At about 15 minutes into the movie one of the Graphic Designers who worked on the movie gave himself secret credit by adding his name to the yearbook. See more »

Goofs

When Kyle's alarm rings, the close-up of the clock shows a time of 7:01. When he stops the alarm in the far camera angle, the time is 5:10. See more »

Quotes

Kyle Johnson: You mean I'm a leprechaun, too?
Kate Johnson: What else would ya be?
[in Irish accent]
Kyle Johnson: Oh, saints preserve us!
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Written by Stanley A. Smith, J. A. Manges & Leonard Stevens
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Only minor flaws...But still good!
19 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

Having a One year old means the Disney Channel is on...All the time! So, my wife and I are always reluctant to watch something we want...So, every now and again, The Disney Channel(TDC), throws out a commerical for one of their Prem-Ear movies. I have seen a few in the past, and felt they were okay kids movies...nothing special to speak about. I saw this preview for this movie, and thought: "Okay, this doesn't look too bad...Ryan Merriman is an excellent actor, and shined in Smart House." So, I gave it a go...

We watched it the night it premiered. I must say it was a good made for tv movie. IT didn't have the best script, sometimes corny dialouge, low budget special effect, but the actors....the actors held the movie together.

Ryan Merriman is probably one of the better actors among those of his age. He not a: "oops, I looked at the camera again, oh, what is my line, this is hard, i love acting though" actor. He is solid and delivers his lines like a professional! After being in the big screen flop that was The Deep End of the Ocean, Ryan has stayed on the small screen, or in the Indie Spotlight. I hope to see him excel in bigger roles with bigger actors. He is talented.

The parents in this movie were not typical Disney dumb parents. They had a secret to hide from their child and he was trying to figure it out. Not the other way around..Where the kid is hiding something and the parents give up way too easy to find out what it is...

The supporting characters kept up with the pace, and didnt act like they were acting. I would like to see a sequel to this movie...I don't know of a plot, but still...it could be done...TDC has made worse decisons about movie

Overall, I would give this movie a 9 out of 10. The high rating because of the strong performance by Merriman. 7 out of 10 for the script.

I hope Disney puts this on Video or DVD i would like to own it


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