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Leprechaun 5 (2000)

Leprechaun 5: In the Hood (original title)
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When three rappers want to get even with a pimp, they accidentally unleash a leprechaun who goes on a killing rampage in tha 'hood.

Director:

Rob Spera

Writers:

Mark Jones (based upon characters created by), William Wells (story by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warwick Davis ... Leprechaun
Ice-T ... Mack Daddy
Anthony Montgomery ... Postmaster P. (as A.T. Montgomery)
Rashaan Nall ... Stray Bullet
Red Grant ... Butch
Dan Martin ... Jackie Dee
Lobo Sebastian ... Fontaine Rivera
Ivory Ocean ... Reverend Hanson
Jack Ong ... Chow Yung Pi
Barima McKnight ... Slug (as Bleu DaVinci)
Bebe Drake ... Post's Mother
Donna M. Perkins Donna M. Perkins ... Jackie Dee's Wife (as Donna Perkins)
Daya Vaidya ... Waitress #1
Chloe Hunter Chloe Hunter ... Waitress #2
Lori J. Jones Lori J. Jones ... Waitress #3
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Storyline

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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Evil's in the house. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Had the closest release date to St. Patrick's Day. Was released to DVD on March 28, 2000. See more »

Goofs

When the group of musicians at the start of the movie are shooting the leprechaun one of the guns clearly goes into the empty position where the barrel is exposed but in the next scene the gun is shown firing again even though no more bullets were put in it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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 »

Connections

Followed by Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha Hood (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Thug and an O.G.
Performed by Ice-T
Written by SOL
Produced by SOL
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Lep' in the Hood, comin' to do no good!!
23 August 2004 | by actionmoviestarSee all my reviews

This is the line that is uttered in the chorus that this pint sized demon leprechaun sings at the end of the movie. I first seen a portion of this movie on October 31, 2000 and it was okay. It wasn't until 2 and 1/3 years later that I ended up seeing the whole thing so I had a better judgement. This movie was okay. I would give it a C+ Some things I had a problem with while watching this movie. For one, if most people would agree, it was too comedic. If this is a horror movie then keep it strictly scary!! This is the same thing that happened to Freddy Krueger. He started out as a dark force, something to be scared of, but by the fourth installment he became a Martin Lawrence for wisecracking boogeymen. Another thing, how are they going to have the preacher cursing? That's when you know that the film really started to get silly. The leprechaun looks like a little pimp instead of this entity of terror. I notice while looking at what genre they listed this movie as, they listed it as "action," "horror," "comedy," and "thriller." This movie does not fit the three of them except for comedy which it is. It has so much comedic elements in it. This movie wasn't bad at all. It was okay. It was much better than Leprechaun in Space. Now that was stupid! Rent Leprechaun in the Hood and watch it on a weekend when you don't feel like going out. It's so funny.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leprechaun 5: Leprechaun in the Hood See more »

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Production Co:

Trimark Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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