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Three Wishes (1995)

 -  Drama | Fantasy  -  27 October 1995 (USA)
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In an unexplained act of charity, Jeanne Holman, picks up an injured, apparent tramp and takes him home to care for him little realising who he was or the effect he would have on her life and those of her family.

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Jeanne Holman
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Phil
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Coach Schramka
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Adult Tom
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Leland's Dad
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Joyce
David Zahorsky ...
Little Leland
Brian Flannery ...
Brian
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Scott
Davin Jacob Carey ...
Sackin
David Hart ...
Brian's Father
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Scott's Father
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When Jane Holman is driving with her two sons, Tom and Gunny, she accidentally runs into a drifter, named Jack McCloud, who breaks his leg. Feeling sorry for him, Jane invites Jack and his dog Betty Jane to stay at her home until his leg has healed. After having some difficulties to adapt to this new lifestyle, Jack soon finds himself loved by the family and they all want him to stay. When he starts teaching baseball to Tom, who misses his father who's missing in the Korean War, the two of them develop a strong bond. Meanwhile Gunny believes that there's more to Jack and Betty Jane than meets the eye, and he's determined to find out! Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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If you really believe, magic will find you

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Rated PG for mild language and sensuality, and a scary fantasy | See all certifications »
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Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis der drei Wünsche  »

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Trivia

Seth Mumy, who plays Gunther "Gunny" Holman, is the son of actor Bill Mumy. See more »

Goofs

In one scene Gunny watches King Kong (1933) and is terrified by a scene in which Kong munches on one of the natives. That scene was deleted from the original theatrical release and not restored until the 1970s (Three Wishes takes place in 1955). See more »

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References Hopalong Cassidy (1952) See more »

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Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)
Written by Gaynel Hodge, Curtis Williams and Jesse Belvin
Performed by The Penguins
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This movie was amazing
4 May 2014 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I actually read a review that Siskel and Ebert gave this movie in my local newspaper. They both said this movie was horrible and gave it a few more bad reviews. Can't remember what it was, but when I saw the movie, I loved every minute of it. This movie basically shows how a simple act of kindness can bring a family closer together in times of desperation. I enjoyed how much thought went into producing such a heart-warming tale and so many times when I watch it, it makes me understand what the family goes through and sympathize with them. For people who want a movie that can truly bring a family together and show that even the most difficult things that occur in life can have a way of working out, this movie will definitely show you that.


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