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- "Lep in the Hood, come to do no good!"
- ―Zombie Fly Girls
|Leprechaun in the Hood|
|Title:||Leprechaun in the Hood|
|Directed by:||Rob Spera|
|Written by:||Doug Hall; Alan Reynolds; William Wells|
|Produced by:||Bruce David Eisen; Darin Spillman; Mike Upton|
|Distributed by:||Trimark Pictures|
|Released:||March 28th, 2000|
|Running time:||90 min.|
|Previous:||Leprechaun 4: In Space|
|Next:||Leprechaun: Back 2 tha Hood|
Leprechaun in the Hood is an American horror-comedy directed by Rob Spera. It is the fifth installment in the Leprechaun film series and was released direct-to-video by Trimark Pictures on March 28th, 2000. The film stars Warwick Davis, reprising his role as the evil, mischievious leprechaun and features a trio of new would-be victims played by A.T. Montgomery, Rashaan Nall and Red Grant. The film also features actor/rap artist Ice-T as a pimp-turned-record producer named Mack Daddy. The films starts off in the 1970s where Mack Daddy comes across the leprechaun and manages to capture him. It then flash forwards to the present where Mack, now a wealthy record producer keeps the immobile leprechaun as a decoration in his office. Three up-and-coming rap artists named Postmaster P., Stray Bullet and Butch unwittingly free the leprechaun and Postmaster manages to grab onto the creature's mystical golden flute - an item that the leprechaun will go to great lengths to recover.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
|Warwick Davis||The Leprechaun|
|A.T. Montgomery||Postmaster P.|
|Rashaan Nall||Stray Bullet|
|Dan Martin||Jackie Dee|
|Lobo Sebastian||Fontaine Rivera|
|Ivory Ocean||Reverend Hamson|
|Jack Ong||Chow Yung Pi|
|Bebe Drake||Post's mother|
|Donna M. Perkins||Jackie Dee's wife|
|Chloe Hunter||Waitress #2|
|Lori J. Jones||Waitress #3|
|Steven M. Porter||Berry Grady|
|James Boyd, III||J-Money|
|Diana Terranova||Leprechaun's girl|
|Derrick White||Church goer|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The tagline for this film is "Lep in the Hood, come to do no good!"
- Body Count: 10
- Rob Spera directed a movie in 1999 called Stray Bullet. He named a character in Leprechaun in the Hood after the film.
- One of the gangsters in this film refers to the Leprechaun as "Chucky on crack". This is a reference to Charles "Chucky" Lee Ray, the serial killer doll from the Child's Play film franchise.
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Leprechaun in the Hood at The Film Fiend
- Leprechaun in the Hood at Bloodtype Online
- Leprechaun in the Hood at Rotten Tomatoes
- Leprechaun in the Hood at Popcorn Pictures
- Leprechaun in the Hood at Obscurehorror.com
References[edit | edit source]
Brooklyn; Decapitation; Eye injuries; Hypnosis; Las Vegas; Leprechauns; Magic spells; Mystic artifacts; Nevada; Nightmares; New York; New York City; Possession; Profanity; Telekinesis; Zombie Fly Girls
This article relates to the films within the Leprechaun franchise. This template will categorize articles that include it into the Leprechaun films category.