Leprechaun Movies In Order [What Order Are The Leprechauns]

The leprechaun Movie series narrates the story of an evil Leprechaun who kills anyone who comes in between him and his pot of gold. Here is the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release

  • Leprechaun (1993)
  • Leprechaun 2 (1994)
  • Leprechaun 3 (1995)
  • Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997)
  • Leprechaun in the Hood (2000)
  • Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha Hood (2003)
  • Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
  • Leprechaun Returns (2018)
What Order Do The Leprechaun Movies Go In?

About Leprechaun Movie Series

In 1997, Leprechaun summoned its way into cinemas. The fantasy-horror movie, about a creepy evil leprechaun who is searching for his pot of gold, proved popular with viewers. After the success of the first film, it developed a loyal following and this following helped kick-start an extensive franchise.

Leprechaun Movies In Order: What Order Do The Leprechaun Movies Go In?

There are currently eight Leprechaun movies produced between 1993-2018. Every Leprechaun movie is standalone and doesn’t have any connection in between in terms of storyline.

You can watch Leprechaun movies in any random order, however, if you are planning to binge-watch all Leprechaun films, them watching them in order would be the best!

What Order Do The Leprechaun Movies Go In?

Leprechaun films are free from connection, Jumps, and reference. if you want to watch leprechaun movies in order, then here is the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release

A still from Leprechaun (1993) movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun (1993) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun (1993)

Dan O’Grady steals the Irish leprechaun’s pot of gold and returns back to America so that he can settle and enjoy his life but soon gets attacked by the Leprechaun. Dan O’Grady with great struggle manages to save his life and locks the Leprechaun in his basement.

After 1o years of the incident, Dan O’Grady daughter  J.D. accidently opens the basement door and frees the evil leprechaun. Immediately after coming out of the base, the Leprechaun starts his quest to find his pot of gold.

A still from Leprechaun 2 (1994) movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun 2 (1994) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun 2 (1994)

The Evil Leprechaun on his 1000th birthday, chooses the daughter of his slave as his bride but the slave manages to foul him and escape. On Leprechaun 2000th birthday, he gets another chance to claim her Bride.

Leprechaun Kidnaps the girl and now it is on the hands of her boyfriend named Cody, who lives with his swindler uncle Morty to save her girlfriend.

A still from Leprechaun 3 (1995) movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun 3 (1995) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun 3 (1995)

 A man with one hand, one eye, and one leg walks into a pawn shop with a Leprechaun Statue wearing a medallion. The owner of the pawnshop, take off the medallion and this sets the Leprechaun free.

Soon, a guy name Scott goes inside the pawnshop and finds the dead body of the pawnshop owner, the Evil Leprechaun is set free and is going to kill anyone who comes near his pot of gold.

A still from Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997) movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun 4: In Space (1997)

On a distant planet, A Leprechaun kidnaps a Dominian princess, Princess Zarina and is preparing to become the king but soon he gets attacked by space marines commanded by a mad scientist by the name of Dr Mittenhand.

The marines kills Leprechaun but he manages to quickly is reborn with the help of one of the marine. In retribution, Leprechaun plans to blow up the marine ship.

A still from Leprechaun in the Hood (2000) movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun in the Hood (2000) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun in the Hood (2000)

Three young rap artists takes a break and discusses their plan to arrange some money so that they can take part in a contest in Las Vegas. meanwhile Mack Daddy, a pimp first agrees but later declines for to “hook them up”.

In retribution, rappers breaks into Mack’s place steals everything with a medallion from a leprechaun statue. this frees the Evil Leprechaun who then starts to search for the missing gold.

A still from Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha Hood (2003)  movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha Hood (2003) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun: Back 2 Tha Hood (2003)

clairvoyant Esmeralda, a fortune teller tells Two friends Emily Woodrow and Lisa Duncan that they are going to gain a lot of wealth soon but they have to ignore it. after few days, the two girls with their boyfriends goes to an abandoned youth center construction where they find Leprechaun’s gold in an old tunnel.

all the them shares all the gold to fulfill all their desires, but this frees Leprechaun who comes again to trace all his gold and kill everyone who comes in the middle.

A still from Leprechaun: Origins (2014)  movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun: Origins (2014) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun: Origins (2014)

Sophie, Ben, Jeni and David, four college student and friends together are travelling through Ireland to spend their vacations. they stop near countryside to take rest where local Hamish and his son Sean convince them and takes them to remote area.

In night, soon they learn that Hamish and Sean has locked them inside in an old cabin where a Leprechaun is behind them.

A still from Leprechaun Returns (2018) movie. it is the first film in the list of all Leprechaun movies in order of release
A still from Leprechaun Returns (2018) ©Lionsgate

Leprechaun Returns (2018)

Twenty-five years ago, an evil Leprechaun felled into a well in North Dakota, while his body was melting. At present time, the property is under AU Sorority House of a premiere Eco-science college.

In the present, Leprechaun has managed to free himself and is coming back in search of his gold and to take retribution from the women because of which he felled in the well.

Is Leprechaun 2 A Sequel?

Leprechaun 2 was released after one year of Leprechaun. It quickly becomes apparent that there’s no connection between the first two Leprechaun films.

Which Leprechaun Movie Is The Best?

Leprechaun movie series is one of the popular horror franchise that currently has eight movies. Here’s a useful breakdown of how all the films rank up from worst to best based on audience ratings on IMDb.

Leprechaun FimsIMDb Ratings
Leprechaun: Origins3.2/10
Leprechaun 43.5/10
Leprechaun 53.7/10
Leprechaun 63.9/10
Leprechaun 24.6/10
Leprechaun 34.8/10
Leprechaun 5.0/10

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Conclusion

Leprechaun Horror franchise currently has eight films and is one of the longest-running horror franchise. out of the All leprechaun films, six of them are played by Warwick Davis.

Leprechaun movies don’t have any connection in between and each version is slightly different from other versions. Here in this article, I have listed all Leprechaun films, you can watch them in any order you wish.

if you have any other question, then do let me know in the comments!

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