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Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996)

Our deadly leprechaun is in space to woo a beautiful princess who is impressed with his gold and desires to separate him from it.

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Mark Jones (characters), Dennis A. Pratt (as Dennis Pratt)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Warwick Davis ... Leprechaun
Brent Jasmer Brent Jasmer ... Books
Jessica Collins ... Tina
Guy Siner ... Dr. Mittenhand
Gary Grossman ... Harold
Rebecca Carlton ... Princess Zarina (as Rebekah Carlton)
Tim Colceri ... Metal Head
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... Sticks (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Debbe Dunning ... Delores
Mike Cannizzo Mike Cannizzo ... Danny (as Michael Cannizzo)
Rick Peters ... Mooch
Geoff Meed ... Kowalski
Ladd York ... Lucky
James Quinn James Quinn ... Computer Voice (voice) (as James W. Quinn)
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Storyline

On a distant planet, a power hungry Leprechaun kidnaps a Dominian princess, Princess Zarina, and plans to make himself king, but not if a bumbling brigade of space marines have anything to say about it. Their commander is a mad scientist by the name of Dr. Mittenhand, who's half machine thanks to one of his "experiments". Once on the planet, Leprechaun is blown up, but quickly is reborn through one of the marines (ala Alien) and wreaks havoc aboard the ship, meanwhile Dr. Mittenhand plans to use the princess for his experiments to make himself whole again. But now, after many of the marines are killed, Leprechaun turns Dr. Mittenhand into a grotesque monster and plans to blow up the ship. The remaining marines have to stop his evil plans and blow *him* up. Written by Dylan Self <Robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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One small step for man. One giant leap of terror!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, horror violence, and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Trimark Video

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Leprechaun IV - Lost in Space See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,600,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Blue Rider Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The title character is never once in the film referred to as a Leprechaun. He is only called "alien," "monster," "bastard," or some combination thereof. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Mittenhand is trying to fix his computer by slamming his fist against it, you can briefly see his other "missing" hand behind his back. See more »

Quotes

Sticks: Man. Twenty-first century and they still can't dance.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Leprechaun (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Crazy for the Guy
Written by Jeff Robert, Andrew Milukoff and Frankie Blue
Performed by the Deborah Holland Trio
Courtesy of CSG Music and Pony boy Music
Music supervision by Cinema Sound Group
Recorded at Siberia Sound
Engineered by Clifton Young
Mixed by Michael Smith
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Exquisite
27 June 2002 | by scarlet caulfieldSee all my reviews

Leprechaun 4 is that rare film that takes you to a place you never knew existed. In this case it's the world of everyone's favorite leprechaun who has somehow ended up roaming around in space and decides to terrorize some unsuspecting travelers.

The acting is horrendous, the special effects are ultra cheesy, and the story, well, what story? And that's why this film is so great! My favorite part is the decline of Dr. Mittenhand. It creates a parallel to the life of one man, his struggles, his torments, and his eventual transformation into some sort of demented spider/human hybrid. Who hasn't dealt with that same trama and those same pains in their own lives? When his metamorphosis is complete, and he declares his new identity in the heart-wrenching line, "I am no longer Mittenhand, I am Mittenspider!" it is a true milestone reached in cinema.

And of course the Leprechaun represents the antagonist in us all. Big evil comes in quite the small package. The leprechaun, in his quest for his gold, is simply a puppet of capitalism and corporate greed. I think we could all learn a big lesson from this little fellow.

So, to summarize, I give this film a 7, because it is slow at points, but the occasional leprechaun in the pants scene redeems it all. Bravo!


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