Take out your green trousers and start searching for that pot of gold, because St. Patrick’s Day is coming Monday. While many will celebrate by drinking Bailey’s and Guinness (or chugging cheap green beer), we’ve got another option for you: scary movies!
Check out eight St. Patrick’s Day horror movies you can watch on March 17:
“An evil, sadistic leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved bot of gold.” This 1993 gem is a must-watch, especially since it stars a young Jennifer Aniston.
The first “Leprechaun” wasn’t enough, because a year later “Leprechaun 2” was released. The mean green creature is back and this time in search of a wife.
Three’s a charm … right? In 1995 “Leprechaun 3” was released, this time causing chaos in Las Vegas.
“Leprechaun 4: In Space”
Catching the pattern? “Leprechaun 4: In Space” was delivered in 1996, and as the title suggests, took viewers on a wild and deadly ride through space so the leprechaun could woo a princess.
“Leprechaun In The Hood”
The “Leprechaun” took a couple years off after the venture into space, but returned for its fifth installment in 2000 with “Leprechaun in the Hood.” Instead of space, the leprechaun found himself causing trouble in Compton, Calif., with Ice-T.
“Leprechaun: Back To Tha Hood”
In 2003 the leprechaun returned for “Back to tha Hood.” This time a group of friends find his treasure chest and run into problems when they ignore a warning from a psychic.
This 1988 thriller follows a serial killer dressed in a cop’s uniform who starts terrorizing New York City. The movie doesn’t feature any leprechauns, but a St. Patrick’s Day Parade is in one scene.
“Titanic’s” Billy Zane starred in this TV movie about a town in Louisiana that banned St. Patrick’s Day for the past 66 years after a horrible massacre occurred.
BONUS: “Leprechaun: Origins”
If you somehow make it through all six “Leprechaun” movies, find comfort in knowing that a seventh installment is expected out this year.
What will you be watching? Let us know in the comments section.