5.0 out of 5 stars one of the most awesomely underrated movies ever
fun, wacky, funny, exciting, and intelligent highlight every moment of this great and missed masterpiece. as long as you have a lighter side, you will appreciate this movie. a great script and dynamite direction by Trenchard-Smith. This movie is in my top 5 of all-time. Easily the best of the series. The only other one in the series I can recommend is Lep in the...
Published on Jun 26 2001 by Joshua Feibus
3.0 out of 5 stars cool
this movie tells a lot about las vegas if you can look closely enough to see.he sure is ugly though.no stars here.its a touch on the violent side but isnt really scary at all.it is meant as a horror film but is hardly that at all.as with most horror films,it is low budget.the very fact that hes in las vegas seperates it from the other leprachaun films.it is easily the...
Published on July 7 2004 by abe
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2.0 out of 5 stars funnier than both 1 and 2,but don't expect to be scared at all,
two.it's still not great,in fact,it's not quite good either.but it does
have a much better pace to it.there are a few more funny moments and
one almost hysterical sequence.the body count is higher in this one,and
Warwick Davis,once again as the Leprechaun,really gets to cut loose at
times.there's definitely a higher energy level this time around.the
movie is still not scary at all.and once again,the story is not
connected to the previous entries,other than having the same psycho
Leprechaun trying to get back his gold.this time,the setting is Las
Vegas.for me,so this third "Leprechaun" is the best of the series so
3.0 out of 5 stars cool,
This review is from: Leprechaun 3 [Import] (VHS Tape)this movie tells a lot about las vegas if you can look closely enough to see.he sure is ugly though.no stars here.its a touch on the violent side but isnt really scary at all.it is meant as a horror film but is hardly that at all.as with most horror films,it is low budget.the very fact that hes in las vegas seperates it from the other leprachaun films.it is easily the best of the set i think.there is no nudity either.most people will just think its stupid.i liked it though.
3.0 out of 5 stars IT'S ALRIGHT, BUT IT'S STARTING TO GO A LITTLE BIT TOO FAR,
3.0 out of 5 stars He Keeps Going, and Going, and Going...,
In "Leprechaun 3" the little beastie appears in Las Vegas when a haggard looking fella stumbles into a pawnshop lugging a big bundle. It turns out that this package is our old friend the leprechaun, frozen into a little statue due to some jeweled necklace. The guy sells the statue to the pawnshop owner for chump change and as quick as you can say "Begorrah," the greedy employee removes the necklace and unleashes the malevolent force that is Warwick Davis decked out in knickers and pepperoni faced makeup. The pot of gold appears as well, and since we all know by this time that the slimy sprite cannot stand to see humans pawing his precious coins, the pawnshop guy promptly incurs the wrath of the little devil. It is also during these opening sequences that we learn the rules of the game have changed once again: now the leprechaun cannot stand the presence of other leprechauns and his gold coins suddenly have the power to grant their possessor one wish. Obviously, this knowledge sets up the idea that another leprechaun will challenge Warwick Davis and that several people will find one of the coins and make wishes.
Enter Scott McCoy, an impressionable kid driving to Southern California so he can start school in a few weeks. He quickly meets local cutie Tammy Larsen, a young lady who works for a hack magician at the Shamrock, one of the cheaper looking casinos on the strip. Tammy agrees to sneak Scott into the casino so he can see what Las Vegas is all about, and it isn't too long before the inevitable happens. Scott gambles away the twenty thousand dollars his parents gave him for school and goes to the pawnshop where the leprechaun went on a bloody rampage. McCoy finds a coin, figures out how to make a wish, and wins big time at the tables. In the meantime, we follow Tammy's adventures with her unctuous boss Fazio and the lecherous owner of the casino named Mitch. Mitch owes some money to a couple of local goons (can't have a movie set in Las Vegas without a mafia reference, huh?), but really has an eye for Tammy's expansive cleavage. Rounding out the cast is casino employee Loretta, a big haired, screechy lady who spends way too much time lamenting the loss of her youthful figure. I won't spoil the unfolding hijinks for you, but most of the characters learn about the magic coin and make their greedy little wishes with often tragic, and gory, results. During the course of the movie, we see somebody swell up and explode, a body sawed in half, and a cheesy electrocution. It's all done in good fun and is occasionally entertaining.
I definitely appreciated a gorier, sleazier "Leprechaun" movie. What I didn't welcome was the acting, which certainly ranks as some of the poorest in the series (although not as bad as the Bridget character in the second film). The guy who plays Scott and the woman in the Tammy role are the worst offenders. Every time these two appeared on screen I could literally smell the sour odor of their performances wafting off of my television set. These two are so bad that even my DVD player belched derision over their ham handed antics. Fortunately, the other actors do slightly better, and Warwick Davis is great as always as the leprechaun. In fact, my favorite scene in the movie occurs when Davis is strolling down the streets of Las Vegas looking for his stolen coin. Here's this evil, ugly looking monster moving in and out of crowds of people and no one notices him! Moreover, he occasionally cackles loudly for no apparent reason during his jaunt. I laughed so hard over this scene that I watched it several more times just to get the full effect of the whole thing.
The DVD is the same as other Trimark "Leprechaun" discs. The picture transfer looks good and there are several trailers for this film and other installments in the series. After viewing all of the "Leprechaun" movies, I would like to see a commentary from Warwick Davis on at least one of these DVDs. I would like to hear what the man himself has to say about these films. Anyway, "Leprechaun 3" is worth watching if you have a couple of hours to spare and can't think of anything better to do. If nothing else, this movie is the only place you will ever see a flaming dwarf flying though the air, and that ought to be worth something.
1.0 out of 5 stars bleehhhhhhh,
This review is from: Leprechaun 3 [Import] (VHS Tape)god people, when will the horror end. now the bastards in Vegas making more murders because of his gold, thats the whole story of all the movies. his frickin gold. with mindnumbing supportees and bad directing. this is a toiletbowl mess.
favorite line in the whole movie
1.0 out of 5 stars THE WORST IN THE SERIES SINCE PART 4,
2.0 out of 5 stars Avoid the Sequels,
By A Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars A True TriMark,
By A Customer
2.0 out of 5 stars Leprechaun goes to VEGAS!,
Part 3, is the weakest entry in the "Leprechaun" series. Having Leprechaun go to Las Vegas was a fun idea but the movie fails to do anything about it.
Leprechaun sounded funny & clever in the other parts, here the dialogue sounds extemely mindless, but some of the killings are hilarious.
Watch it only if you liked the first 2 entries.
2.0 out of 5 stars Leprechaun III,
By A Customer
Once more, they try to come up with a new way to kill him. This time around, it seems anything can kill him. The movie is stupid. The idea of taking the Leprechaun to Vegas was smart, but not carried out very good. It was the first Leprechaun movie I saw, but I regret seeing it. It's stupid. The acting is terrible, excluding Warwick Davis, the dialouge's worse and it just ain't worth the money. It's got a bit more plot than Pt.4 and Pt.5, but don't pay any attention to this film unless you want to be able to say you've seen them all.
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Leprechaun 3 by Brian Trenchard-Smith (VHS Tape - 1997)
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