In this fourth series of the hell-raising Wishmaster, the Djinn unleashes his undying love and three wishes on a beautiful new victim named Lisa, whose crucial third wish is one that the ... See full summary »
When Emily Woodrow and her friends happen on a treasure chest full of gold coins, they fail to to heed the warnings of a wise old psychic who had foretold that they would encounter trouble with a very nasty and protective Leprechaun.
It was a normal night in Las Vegas, Nevada, all the lights were flashing brightly, until a man with one hand, one eye, and one leg walks into a pawn shop with a statue of a hideous looking ... See full summary »
On his 1000th birthday, a mean Leprechaun gets to choose a bride by making her sneeze three times, then she's his...only the bride he chooses is the daughter of his slave (who fouls up the ... See full summary »
A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during ... See full summary »
Heather Ann Foster
For the third time, the evil Wishmaster returns with more evil and grotesquery to wreck the life of more innocents. This time, his victim is a beautiful, innocent and studious teenage girl named Diana Collins who accidentally opened up the Djinn's tomb and released him. After gaining his freedom, the Djinn goes into a murderous frenzy though her college campus while trying to find Diana to fulfill her three wishes. While Diana is on the run, she must endeavor to prevent the Djinn from subjecting the entire world to Hell's wrath. Written by
Filmed back-to-back with Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled (2002). There essentially was a weekend between filming the two movies in 2000. See more »
The streets have puddles in them when Alex and the "angel" are driving away from the Djinn, and later on the roof of the building there are puddles, even though it did not rain at any point in the movie. See more »
Diana Collins (A.J.Cook Final Destination 2') unwittingly awakes the malicious Djinn (John Novak) who quickly assumes the identity of college professor Joel Barash (Jason Connery). The Djinn then enters a cat and mouse game with Diana in a bid to persuade her to make three wishes and thus condemning the world to an eternity of suffering.
This second sequel is the first movie in the series not to feature Andrew Divoff in the role of the Djinn. Instead, two people play the role, Connery plays the Djinn in human form and Novak assumes the character of the Djinn in demon form. Connery, to his credit, was not as bad a choice as I had first suspected. He managed to portray the Djinn with almost the right air of malevolence. However, Connery's near-powerful performance was let down by the performances of the rest of the cast. Even A.J. Cook, who put in a fairly good performance two years later in Final Destination 2', really failed to impress as she came off as dry, unenthusiastic and generally monotonous.
The movie itself started off reasonably well enough but eventually degenerated into a tedious and overly dragging example of bad horror filmmaking. The plot became very predictable and the screenplay just did not flow well and left the film with continuous moments of pointless, and forced, dialogue. On top of this the script seemed to show little tangency with the previous instalments and, as with Wishmaster 2', the `rules' of how the Djinn can interact with humans was changed. Also added were some unnecessary and (in many cases) ludicrous plot twists that made Wishmaster 3' all that more difficult to watch. There was however some impressive (and plentiful) gore effects, though these were overshadowed by the overuse of cheap looking and unnecessary CGI. Chris Angel's direction was also of a very low standard as it showed little inspiration or creativity. In fact, the scenes stolen from the previous two instalments were robbed of any darkness that was evident in the other movies.
Overall this is a very poor movie and only just on the same level as the previous instalment. Up to now I have not been a fan of the Wishmaster' franchise, and this movie has done nothing to change my mind. Fans of the original might enjoy this more than I did, though many may not be very accepting of the new Djinn. This movie is not one I would recommend and probably only worth watching if nothing else is on TV. Uninspired, poorly directed and generally dull. My rating for Wishmaster 3: Devil Stone' 3.5/10.
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