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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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Paul Hoen

Writers:

Andrew Price (story), Andrew Price (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Merriman ... Kyle Johnson
Henry Gibson ... Reilly O'Reilly
Alexis Lopez Alexis Lopez ... Bonnie Lopez
Glenndon Chatman Glenndon Chatman ... Russell Halloway
Marita Geraghty ... Kate O'Reilly Johnson / Kate Smith
Paul Kiernan ... Bob Johnson / Robert Smith
Timothy Omundson ... Seamus McTiernen
Dane Stevens Dane Stevens ... Patrick (as Duane Stephens)
Charles Halford ... McDermott
Ashley Chapman Ashley Chapman ... Cheerleader
Brett Yoder Brett Yoder ... Drake Whitley
Emberson Bill Emberson Bill ... Native American Boy
Thurl Bailey Thurl Bailey ... Mr. Holloway
Dustin Harding Dustin Harding ... Boy #1
Curley Green Curley Green ... History Teacher
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Storyline

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sorte dos Irlandeses See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Just Singer Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

On its premier, it was the highest rated Disney Channel Original Movie ever. It is also considered one of, if not the best, DCOM of all time and is usually shown on or in the coming days of St. Patrick's Day. See more »

Goofs

During the scene in the library, when Bonnie Lopez is shown looking towards Kyle's computer screen, you see that there is nothing on the screen. See more »

Quotes

Kyle: Oh no! I'm turning into a Vulcan.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Take A Leap
Written by Stanley A. Smith, J. A. Manges & Leonard Stevens
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Pretty Lame but Pretty Fun
5 April 2008 | by Scars_RemainSee all my reviews

I remember watching this film with my family when it first premiered on the Disney Channel. I must have been in 6th or 7th grade and I remember having a blast with it. It had a nice blend of comedy and fantasy and became my new favorite Disney Channel movie. I revisited it today and was pretty let down after 7 years or so passing by. This isn't the same movie! Don't get me wrong, I still like it had a fun time watching it but it's strange how we love movies as kids and then revisit them as adults and find that they weren't so great after all.

I liked Ryan Merriman in this because he was just some kid that no one knew about. Much better than the garbage he was in, Final Destination 3 and The Ring Two. The other actors weren't very good but they didn't ruin the movie for me. The story is silly Disney fun about a kid who loses his family's lucky coin and experiences a ton of bad luck while trying to steal the coin back. Sounds like a blast, doesn't it?

I would only recommend this if you're a fan of other Disney channel movies. It gets a 6 from me because it's fun to watch but I'd give it a 4 compared to other movies. You decide For yourself!


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