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The Luck of the Irish
Disney - The Luck of the Irish.jpg
Promotional poster
Written by Andrew Price
Directed by Paul Hoen
Starring Ryan Merriman
Alexis Lopez
Timothy Omundson
Henry Gibson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Don Schain
Running time 86 minutes
Distributor Buena Vista Television
Original release March 9, 2001 (2001-03-09)

The Luck of the Irish is a 2001 American Disney Channel original movie. Parts of the movie were filmed at Lagoon in Farmington, Utah.


A 15-year-old basketball player Kyle Johnson (Ryan Merriman) is depending on a gold charm for luck as he learns that he is a leprechaun on the side of his mother (Marita Geraghty). He needs to get it back to break a spell controlled by an evil leprechaun named Seamus McTiernen (Timothy Omundson), who stole the coin.


  • Ryan Merriman as Kyle Johnson
  • Henry Gibson as Reilly O'Reilly
  • Alexis Lopez as Bonnie Lopez
  • Paul Kiernan as Bob Johnson / Robert Smith
  • Marita Geraghty as Kate O'Reilly Johnson / Kate Smith
  • Glenndon Chatman as Russell Halloway
  • Timothy Omundson as Seamus McTiernen
  • Thurl Bailey as Mr. Halloway
  • Duane Stephens as Patrick
  • Charles Halford as McDermot
  • Marshall Hilliard as Eddie McGuire
  • David Wee as Extra
  • Chris Lovett as Extra
  • Brittany Koppy (BK) as Extra
  • Kevin Clifford as Garbage Man


In 2012, Luck Luck Ki Baat was remade into an Indian television film directed by Iqbal Khan, featuring Satyajeet Dubey and Mahesh Thakur in the lead roles.

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