Leprechaun (1993)

Friends star Jennifer Aniston made her film debut in this horror story about a psychotic, six-centuries-old leprechaun on a murder spree throughout North Dakota.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 8, 1993
DVD Release Date: September 20, 1999
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jason Bailey

The basic problem with 'Leprechaun' is that it just isn't scary, not even a little bit, not for the tiniest second, and that's the result of a basic failure at the conception stage.

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Mike Massie
Gone With The Twins

If the film was either considerably goofier or significantly more horrifying, it might have worked.

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Steve Crum

Another psychotic "thing" on the prowl, this time IN time for St. Patrick's Day.

Stephanie Archer
Film Inquiry

Leprechaun is a film that severely requires the viewer to suspend all believability and plausibility. Yet, if you sit back and just go along for the ride, you will find Leprechaun to be more enjoyable than you might expect.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Warwick Davis is slick as this monster with pretty solid make up effects, it's just a shame it's misused.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Mildly diverting horror silliness followed by dreadful sequels.

Eddie Harrison

'...straight-to-VHS rubbish...'

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Leprechauns are basically short, greedy wizards, right? What if one of them was EVIL?

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

The perfect high-concept comedic slasher, and it's still Jennifer Aniston's best film to date.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Awful film, but it has a campy value.
Tim Salmons
Funny and horrible.
Tyler Robertson
Did people actually think this was scary? If so, shame on them. I was laughing at the parts that were suppose to be scary. I mean c'mon, a leprechaun?… More
Wahida K
Leprechaun Movie has it own Unique Niveu. Timeless!
Alex roy
Bad attempt at delivering a comedy horror flick, but still the best in the series (if that says something of importance to you) Leprechaun is a cheesy, poorly… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
My local cable station looooves to run this movie all the time. I can see why, Warwick Davis is over the top in a good way, Jennifer Aniston was/is hot.