Leprechaun poster
Film information
Directed by Mark Jones
Produced by Jeffrey B. Mallian
Written by Mark Jones
Starring Warwick Davis
Jennifer Aniston
Ken Olandt
Mark Holton
Robert Hy Gorman
Shay Duffin
Music by Kevin Kiner
Robert J. Walsh
Cinematography Levie Isaacks
Editing by Christopher Roth
Distributed by Trimark Pictures
Release date(s) January 8, 1993
Running time 95 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by
Followed by Leprechaun 2 (1994)

Your luck just ran out.
— Tagline

Leprechaun is a 1993 American horror comedy film written and directed by Mark Jones. It is the first installment of the Leprechaun series. It stars Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Mark Holton and Robert Hy Gorman.


Dan O'Grady (Shay Duffin) steals 100 gold coins from a leprechaun (Warwick Davis) while on vacation in Ireland. The leprechaun follows him home, but Dan locks the murderous midget in a crate, held at bay by a four-leaf clover. Ten years later, J.D. Redding (John Sanderford) and his daughter, Tory (Jennifer Aniston), rent O'Grady's property for the summer. When their new neighbors accidentally release the leprechaun, he goes on a murderous rampage to reclaim his gold.