History Film / Leprechaun

23rd Dec '15 5:03:07 PM 4power4
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Back 2 The Hood is a rehash of the 3rd film, not the second. The Leprechaun was searching for his gold in both 3 and Back To The Hood. He was searching for his bride in Part 2.
''Film/LeprechaunBack2ThaHood'' is basically a rehashing of Part 2 in the setting of Part 5.
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''Film/LeprechaunBack2ThaHood'' is basically a rehashing of Part 2 3 in the setting of Part 5.
5th Jul '15 10:19:14 PM watchfullkittycat32
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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Tori is the only female character in the group.

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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Tori is the only female character in the group.
27th Jun '15 8:39:22 AM gfrequency
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* InNameOnly: ''Leprechaun Origins'' shares nothing in common with the original films.
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* InNameOnly: ''Leprechaun Origins'' shares nothing in common with the original films.films (including a leprechaun at all, as it's some kind of lizard monster).
17th Jun '15 6:25:47 PM watchfullkittycat32
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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Tori is the only female character in the group.
1st Jun '15 7:01:44 PM ndboy
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Set in North Dakota; Filmed in California.
19th Apr '15 2:58:37 PM seekquaze1
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Immortality
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* {{Immortality}}: The Leprechaun does not age, has been trapped for years without food or water and survived, usually shrugs off attacks undamaged or heals quickly, and has been blown to pieces and quickly reformed. Generally, the only ways to kill him are either shoving cast iron into him or shooting him with a four-leaf clover.
10th Apr '15 12:40:02 PM erforce
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!!This series contains examples of the following Tropes: * AffablyEvil: The leprechaun seldom kills those that don't steal his gold, insult him, get in his way, or do anything else to anger him. In the first and fifth films he is willing to spare those that return his gold. When he first meets Ozzie in the original film, he offers to shine his shoes for him. In Back 2 Tha Hood, he seems to get along with a stoner who lets him smoke from his bong... until he finds out that the stoner has one of his gold coins. ** FauxAffablyEvil: The leprechaun goes back and forth between the two. At one point in ''In The Hood'', he acts friendly to someone for a while before tearing their finger off. While he does seem genuinely affable at times, the leprechaun also as a habit of pretending to be nice before attacking his victims. It depends on his mood. * AgonyOfTheFeet: Leprechaun usually goes for the legs. * AlienBlood: Leprechaun bleeds green. * AntagonistTitle %%* AttackOfTheKillerWhatever
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!!This series contains !!The 1993 film has the examples of the following Tropes: * AffablyEvil: The leprechaun seldom kills those that don't steal his gold, insult him, get in his way, or do anything else to anger him. In the first and fifth films he is willing to spare those that return his gold. When he first meets Ozzie in the original film, he offers to shine his shoes for him. In Back 2 Tha Hood, he seems to get along with a stoner who lets him smoke from his bong... until he finds out that the stoner has one of his gold coins. ** FauxAffablyEvil: The leprechaun goes back and forth between the two. At one point in ''In The Hood'', he acts friendly to someone for a while before tearing their finger off. While he does seem genuinely affable at times, the leprechaun also as a habit of pretending to be nice before attacking his victims. It depends on his mood. * AgonyOfTheFeet: Leprechaun usually goes for the legs. * AlienBlood: Leprechaun bleeds green. * AntagonistTitle %%* AttackOfTheKillerWhateverof:

* BeatItByCompulsion: Leprechaun is compelled to shine all the dirty shoes he comes across. * BerserkButton: Do not steal the Leprechaun's gold. [[ParanoiaFuel He will find you.]] * BlackComedy: The films aren't strictly horror. Hell, the Leprechaun chases people on roller skates, wheel chairs and tricycles, performs a rap number and kills one person with a po-go stick.

* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Leprechaun: Origins'' is going this direction.

* DolledUpInstallment: ''Leprechaun's Revenge'' was advertised as a new movie in this series despite not being related at all.

* EvilLaugh: Lep has a distinctive "haahaha" -laugh.

* {{Flanderization}}: While the original movie's dosed with black humor, comedy ''really'' overtakes the horror aspect as the series goes along.

* GenreSavvy: A few humans know enough about the folklore of leprechauns to actually use them against him, but often they're not savvy enough to kill him.

* ImplacableMan: The Leprechaun, bordering on TheJuggernaut in ''Back 2 tha Hood''. * InNameOnly: ''Leprechaun Origins'' shares nothing in common with the original films.

* JackassGenie: The Leprechaun's preferred style of granting wishes. * JokerImmunity: Depending on whether or not you consider the Leprechaun the same creature in each film. * KryptoniteFactor: Wrought iron and the four-leafed clovers are the weakness for the Leprechaun. * LeftHanging: The ''Leprechaun'' comic series produced by a company called Bluewater Productions was seemingly cancelled after four issues, and just as it was getting good.

%%* ManipulativeBastard: Leprechaun imitates voices when needed. * NeutralFemale: In the first movie's final battle.

* NumberedSequels: [[StoppedNumberingSequels Stopped]] after the fourth film. * OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo: Gradually. There's ''Leprechaun'', followed by ''Leprechaun 2'' and ''Leprechaun 3'', then introducing subtitles with ''Leprechaun 4: In Space'', followed by dropping the number for ''Leprechaun: In The Hood'' and ending with ''Leprechaun: Back 2 Da Hood'' by mimicking ''[[TheFastAndTheFurious 2 Fast 2 Furious]]'''s ridiculous title.

* RhymesOnADime: Leprechaun is fond of rhyming. The fourth movie is the only installment where he doesn't do any. * SelfPlagiarism: Director of the first film (and writer of every entry in the series) Mark Jones made ''Film/{{Rumpelstiltskin}}'' in 1995, which is another horror film with an evil wish granting dwarf. He seems to have thing for mini-monster movies, since he also made one about a DemonicDummy called ''Triloquist'' * SeriesContinuityError: The biggest issue is regarding how the Leprechaun is awakened as it changes from movie to movie. His age is also inconsistent. ** How he's killed or defeated is different each film. However, surprisingly, the same weapons that work on him in one film normally continue to work in another. Cast iron is among the most often used. ** There IS of course the theory that it's not the same Leprechaun in each film and they just all look the same, though. ** The second movie states that the leperchaun cannot kill with his treasure. The third film has him killing a man with one of his coins.

* SuperOCD: The Leprechaun has a strange compulsion to shine any shoes that he sees. Even when he's trying to attack/kill people, he still takes the time to polish shoes.

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!!This series contains examples of the following Tropes: * AffablyEvil: The leprechaun seldom kills those that don't steal his gold, insult him, get in his way, or do anything else to anger him. In the first and fifth films he is willing to spare those that return his gold. When he first meets Ozzie in the original film, he offers to shine his shoes for him. In ''Back 2 Tha Hood'', he seems to get along with a stoner who lets him smoke from his bong... until he finds out that the stoner has one of his gold coins. ** FauxAffablyEvil: The leprechaun goes back and forth between the two. At one point in ''In The Hood'', he acts friendly to someone for a while before tearing their finger off. While he does seem genuinely affable at times, the leprechaun also as a habit of pretending to be nice before attacking his victims. It depends on his mood. * AgonyOfTheFeet: Leprechaun usually goes for the legs. * AlienBlood: Leprechaun bleeds green. * AntagonistTitle %%* AttackOfTheKillerWhatever * BeatItByCompulsion: Leprechaun is compelled to shine all the dirty shoes he comes across. * BerserkButton: Do not steal the Leprechaun's gold. [[ParanoiaFuel He will find you.]] * BlackComedy: The films aren't strictly horror. Hell, the Leprechaun chases people on roller skates, wheel chairs and tricycles, performs a rap number and kills one person with a po-go stick. * DolledUpInstallment: ''Leprechaun's Revenge'' was advertised as a new movie in this series despite not being related at all. * EvilLaugh: Lep has a distinctive "haahaha" -laugh. * {{Flanderization}}: While the original movie's dosed with black humor, comedy ''really'' overtakes the horror aspect as the series goes along. * GenreSavvy: A few humans know enough about the folklore of leprechauns to actually use them against him, but often they're not savvy enough to kill him. * ImplacableMan: The Leprechaun, bordering on TheJuggernaut in ''Back 2 tha Hood''. * JackassGenie: The Leprechaun's preferred style of granting wishes. * JokerImmunity: Depending on whether or not you consider the Leprechaun the same creature in each film. * KryptoniteFactor: Wrought iron and the four-leafed clovers are the weakness for the Leprechaun. * LeftHanging: The ''Leprechaun'' comic series produced by a company called Bluewater Productions was seemingly cancelled after four issues, and just as it was getting good. %%* ManipulativeBastard: Leprechaun imitates voices when needed. * NeutralFemale: In the first movie's final battle. * NumberedSequels: [[StoppedNumberingSequels Stopped]] after the fourth film. * OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo: Gradually. There's ''Leprechaun'', followed by ''Leprechaun 2'' and ''Leprechaun 3'', then introducing subtitles with ''Leprechaun 4: In Space'', followed by dropping the number for ''Leprechaun: In The Hood'' and ending with ''Leprechaun: Back 2 Da Hood'' by mimicking ''[[TheFastAndTheFurious 2 Fast 2 Furious]]'''s ridiculous title. * RhymesOnADime: Leprechaun is fond of rhyming. The fourth movie is the only installment where he doesn't do any. * SelfPlagiarism: Director of the first film (and writer of every entry in the series) Mark Jones made ''Film/{{Rumpelstiltskin}}'' in 1995, which is another horror film with an evil wish granting dwarf. He seems to have thing for mini-monster movies, since he also made one about a DemonicDummy called ''Triloquist'' * SeriesContinuityError: The biggest issue is regarding how the Leprechaun is awakened as it changes from movie to movie. His age is also inconsistent. ** How he's killed or defeated is different each film. However, surprisingly, the same weapons that work on him in one film normally continue to work in another. Cast iron is among the most often used. ** There IS of course the theory that it's not the same Leprechaun in each film and they just all look the same, though. ** The second movie states that the leperchaun cannot kill with his treasure. The third film has him killing a man with one of his coins. * SuperOCD: The Leprechaun has a strange compulsion to shine any shoes that he sees. Even when he's trying to attack/kill people, he still takes the time to polish shoes.

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!!''Origins'' has the examples of: * SuperOCD: DarkerAndEdgier: The film goes into this direction, as the Leprechaun has is a strange compulsion to shine any shoes monster that he sees. Even when he's trying to attack/kill people, he still takes doesn't bother with jokes. * MythologyGag: Before [[OffWithHisHead decapitating]] the time to polish shoes.Leprechaun, Sophie says "Fuck you lucky charms", which was also said in the original 1993 film before the Leprechaun was defeated. * InNameOnly: ''Leprechaun Origins'' shares nothing in common with the original films. * StockSubtitle
2nd Apr '15 11:56:13 AM erforce
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''Leprechaun in Da Hood'' takes place sometime between Parts 3 & 4, only the action is moved back to L.A. A local hoodlum (Ice T!) discovers the leprechauns gold, and in the ensuing struggle accidentally tosses the gold medallion from Part 3 around it's neck, trapping it in stone. Among his newly acquired treasure, he comes across a golden flute that gives it's owner great musical talent. Flash forward several years, and he is now a successful rap producer. One night, three aspiring singers rob his office in retaliation for denying them a record deal. They steal the flute and the medallion, unwittingly releasing the leprechaun... [[CaptainObvious in da hood]]. ''Leprechaun: Back 2 Da Hood'' is basically a rehashing of Part 2 in the setting of Part 5. And contrary to what Syfy wants you to believe, Leprechaun's Revenge is not a sequel to Leprechaun.
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''Leprechaun in Da Hood'' ''Film/LeprechaunInTheHood'' takes place sometime between Parts 3 & 4, only the action is moved back to L.A. A local hoodlum (Ice T!) discovers the leprechauns gold, and in the ensuing struggle accidentally tosses the gold medallion from Part 3 around it's neck, trapping it in stone. Among his newly acquired treasure, he comes across a golden flute that gives it's owner great musical talent. Flash forward several years, and he is now a successful rap producer. One night, three aspiring singers rob his office in retaliation for denying them a record deal. They steal the flute and the medallion, unwittingly releasing the leprechaun... [[CaptainObvious in da hood]].\n\n''Leprechaun: Back 2 Da Hood'' is basically a rehashing of Part 2 in the setting of Part 5. And contrary to what Syfy wants you to believe, Leprechaun's Revenge ''Film/LeprechaunBack2ThaHood'' is not basically a sequel to Leprechaun. rehashing of Part 2 in the setting of Part 5.

''Leprechaun in Da Hood'' takes place sometime between Parts 3 & 4, only the action is moved back to L.A. A local hoodlum (Ice T!) discovers the leprechauns gold, and in the ensuing struggle accidentally tosses the gold medallion from Part 3 around it's neck, trapping it in stone. Among his newly acquired treasure, he comes across a golden flute that gives it's owner great musical talent. Flash forward several years, and he is now a successful rap producer. One night, three aspiring singers rob his office in retaliation for denying them a record deal. They steal the flute and the medallion, unwittingly releasing the leprechaun... [[CaptainObvious in da hood]]. ''Leprechaun: Back 2 Da Hood'' is basically a rehashing of Part 2 in the setting of Part 5. And contrary to what Syfy wants you to believe, Leprechaun's Revenge ''Leprechaun's Revenge'' is not a sequel to Leprechaun. ''Leprechaun''.

* AndIMustScream: In ''Leprechaun in da Hood'', Leprechaun gets put turned into stone.

* TheBadGuyWins: [[spoiler: The ending of ''Leprechaun in the Hood.'']]

* BrainwashedAndCrazy: The Leprechaun's three female minions in ''Da Hood''.

* CombatHaircomb: An Afro Pick shuriken.

* DepletedPhlebotinumShells: Four-leaf clover-laced hollow point bullets in ''Back 2 tha Hood''. * DownerEnding: [[spoiler: ''Leprechaun in the Hood''. [[HopeSpot It looks like the necklace has frozen the leprechaun again.]] We then cut to sometime later, as Postmaster P is onstage, a success, but at the cost of his moral code and his friends' lives. However, he looks at the camera and removes his sunglasses, revealing his glowing green eyes. Not only has the Leprechaun survived, but he's taken control of Post, and if the end credits rap is considered canon to the film, he regains his control over the zombie fly girls. This remains the only film in which [[TheBadGuyWins the Leprechaun remains unvanquished.]]]]

* HiddenDepths: Butch in ''Leprechaun in da Hood'' possesses knowledge of [[GadgeteerGenius electrical wiring and chemistry]], first displayed in his attempt to fix the group's fried musical equipment, and comes up several times in their battle with the Leprechaun.

* Letters2Numbers: ''Back 2 tha Hood''.

* TheMusicMeister: In ''Leprechaun In Da Hood'', the Leprechaun uses his powers to make the people in a night club sing and dance for him.

%%* NWordPrivileges: ''The Hood'' movies.

%%* ShesGotLegs: Tammy in the third movie.

* SummonBackUpDancers: In ''Leprechaun In Da Hood'', the Leprechaun uses his powers to make the people in a night club sing and dance for him.

%%* TakenForGranite: The Leprechaun in ''In da Hood''.

* VillainSong: ''"[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlufxatPxnA Lep in the Hood, come to do no good]]"'' %%* VivaLasVegas: Third film.

* YouFightLikeACow: In ''Back 2 Tha Hood'', after Watson punches the Leprechaun into a pile of garbage, the Lep shrugs it off and tells him, "You hit like a wee lass."
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* YouFightLikeACow: In ''Back 2 Tha Hood'', after Watson punches the Leprechaun into a pile of garbage, the Lep shrugs it off and tells him, "You hit like a wee lass."
20th Mar '15 11:27:09 PM erforce
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At the start of Part 3, a badly beaten man drops off a rather peculiar looking statue at a Las Vegas pawn shop. He's willing to take whatever the shopkeeper will offer him, but warns him that he must ''never'' remove the gold medallion that hangs around the statue's neck. As soon as he's gone, the shopkeeper does this. The statue comes to life, revealing the leprechaun, who kills him and sets out to reclaim his gold. A new "rule" was added, that said if you get bitten by a leprechaun, you will turn into one, unless you kill him. Also, each leprechaun has a "lucky" gold piece, that will grant whoever holds it one wish.
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At the start of In [[Film/{{Leprechaun 3}} Part 3, a badly beaten man drops off a rather peculiar looking statue at a 3]], the title creature is awakened in Las Vegas pawn shop. He's willing to take whatever the shopkeeper will offer him, but warns him that he must ''never'' remove the gold medallion that hangs around the statue's neck. As soon as he's gone, the shopkeeper does this. The statue comes to life, revealing the leprechaun, who kills him Vegas, and sets out to reclaim his gold. A new "rule" was added, that said if you get bitten by a leprechaun, you will turn into one, unless you kill him. Also, each leprechaun has a "lucky" gold piece, that will grant whoever holds it one wish.

* AffablyEvil: The leprechaun seldom kills those that don't steal his gold, insult him, get in his way, or do anything else to anger him. In the first and fifth films he is willing to spare those that return his gold. When he first meets Ozzie in the original film, he offers to shine his shoes for him. In the third film, he develops an OddFriendship with an Elvis impersonater in one scene. In Back 2 Tha Hood, he seems to get along with a stoner who lets him smoke from his bong... until he finds out that the stoner has one of his gold coins.
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* AffablyEvil: The leprechaun seldom kills those that don't steal his gold, insult him, get in his way, or do anything else to anger him. In the first and fifth films he is willing to spare those that return his gold. When he first meets Ozzie in the original film, he offers to shine his shoes for him. In the third film, he develops an OddFriendship with an Elvis impersonater in one scene. In Back 2 Tha Hood, he seems to get along with a stoner who lets him smoke from his bong... until he finds out that the stoner has one of his gold coins.

* AndIMustScream: In Leprechaun 3 and Leprechaun In the Hood, Leprechaun gets put turned into stone.
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* AndIMustScream: In Leprechaun 3 and Leprechaun In the Hood, ''Leprechaun in da Hood'', Leprechaun gets put turned into stone.

* FanDisservice: Loretta's transformation in the third movie becomes this once the lips start expanding.

* GroinAttack: Halfway through the third movie, Mitch forces Tammy to do a [[YouCanLeaveYourHatOn striptease]] for him from inside his personal bedroom while she's under the hypnotic spell of the Leprechaun's magic coin. When the hypnosis wears off, Tammy is shocked to see that she may have somehow degraded herself in front of Mitch and as Mitch tells her that he wants an encore, Tammy gets angry by this and immediately knees him in the groin, making Mitch fall down upon his bed in pain before Tammy leaves in a state of disgust and frustration. * HiddenDepths: Butch in ''Leprechaun in the Hood'' possesses knowledge of [[GadgeteerGenius electrical wiring and chemistry]], first displayed in his attempt to fix the group's fried musical equipment, and comes up several times in their battle with the Leprechaun.
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* GroinAttack: Halfway through the third movie, Mitch forces Tammy to do a [[YouCanLeaveYourHatOn striptease]] for him from inside his personal bedroom while she's under the hypnotic spell of the Leprechaun's magic coin. When the hypnosis wears off, Tammy is shocked to see that she may have somehow degraded herself in front of Mitch and as Mitch tells her that he wants an encore, Tammy gets angry by this and immediately knees him in the groin, making Mitch fall down upon his bed in pain before Tammy leaves in a state of disgust and frustration. * HiddenDepths: Butch in ''Leprechaun in the da Hood'' possesses knowledge of [[GadgeteerGenius electrical wiring and chemistry]], first displayed in his attempt to fix the group's fried musical equipment, and comes up several times in their battle with the Leprechaun.

%%* LovelyAssistant: Tammy in the third movie.

* ShoutOut: Father Bob, from [[NightOfTheDemons Night of the Demons 2]], is seen at a craps table in ''Leprechaun 3''. Both movies were directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith.

%%* TakenForGranite: The Leprechaun in ''3'' and ''In the Hood''.
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%%* TakenForGranite: The Leprechaun in ''3'' and ''In the da Hood''.

%%* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Loretta and Fazio in ''3''.

%%* YouCanLeaveYourHatOn: Tammy in the third movie.
20th Mar '15 10:53:31 PM erforce
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In Part 2, the leprechaun is alive and well, and now for some reason living in L.A. As it turns out, on every leprechaun's 1000th birthday, he is allowed to take a bride of his choosing (without her consent) on the condition that he can make her sneeze three times, without someone saying "God bless you." He selects his target (a descendant of the only man to ever get the better of him), but her boyfriend manages to steal his gold, which he hopes to trade for her freedom.
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In [[Film/{{Leprechaun 2}} Part 2, the 2]], there's another evil leprechaun is alive and well, and now for some reason living in L.A. As it turns out, on every leprechaun's 1000th birthday, he is allowed , who tries to take force a woman to be his bride of his choosing (without her consent) on the condition that he can make her sneeze three times, without someone saying "God bless you." He selects his target (a descendant of the only man to ever get the better of him), but while her boyfriend manages tries to steal his gold, which he hopes to trade for her freedom. stop him.

* AllInTheEyes: Used briefly on the Leprechaun in the second movie.

%%* DamselInDistress: Bridget in the second film.

* DemBones: Leprechaun resurrects the skeleleton of his dead slave to do his bidding in the first sequel.

* DrinkingContest: Morty challenges the Leprechaun to one in the second movie.

* FacialHorror: The Leprechaun kills a barista by melting his face with steam in the second film.

* GoldFever: Leprechaun has developed one for the second film.

* HorrorDoesntSettleForSimpleTuesday: Second movie happens on St. Patrick's Day.
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