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You Wish! (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Family | Fantasy  -  10 January 2003 (USA)
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Alex is a high school student who always feels like he is overshadowed by his little brother Stevie; he can't get the girl of his dreams; he and his two best friends, Abby and James, are ... See full summary »

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Stevie Lansing / Terrence Russell McCormack
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Charles (as Jay Bunyan)
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Alex is a high school student who always feels like he is overshadowed by his little brother Stevie; he can't get the girl of his dreams; he and his two best friends, Abby and James, are outsiders at school; and he is constantly benched on his football team. Then Stevie receives a lucky coin from a strange old man, a coin which he gives to Alex, telling him to make a wish. The next day, Alex gets everything he ever wished for - Stevie is gone (in fact, he is the star of his own TV show, and his family don't even know him); Alex dates the most popular girl at school; he is one of the most popular kids himself; and he is the star of the football team. At first he enjoys his new life, only to later find out that everything that was great in his original life now is gone. Written by The Norwegian Rocker

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When Alex is trying to find his seat, he flips over several desks, and as he does so, there are no students in them. After he lands in his seat, there are students clapping and cheering for him. See more »

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Pam Lansing: Alex, why are you hanging onto the television?
Alex Lansing: It's Stevie.
Pam Lansing: Yeah, it's Terrence Russell McCormack. He's so cute.
Alex Lansing: No, it's not Terrence somebody, it's Stevie.
Pam Lansing: Okay, look, um, honey, your father and I have to go. Are you okay?
Alex Lansing: Stevie. He's *on* the television.
Pam Lansing: Every week. I didn't think you liked that show.
Alex Lansing: What... show?
Pam Lansing: "Where's Stevie?"
Alex Lansing: He's *on* the television!
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You Wish
Written by Jay Lazaroff and Erik Isaacs
Performed by Lalaine
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20 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was surfing, not expecting to find anything good, when I saw this on TV. I stopped, deciding I had to finish seeing it. You Wish was really good, somewhat funny but also made me think. The story's about Alex (A.J. Trauth), who's so mad at his younger brother Stevie (Spencer Breslin) that he uses his peace offering magic coin to wish him out of his life. Of course, he doesn't believe it'll work, so he's shocked when he awakens to find it did! Stevie's a TV star, Terrence Russell McCormack (on the show Where's Stevie, of course). Alex is a rich, popular football star w/parents who treat him like royalty & the most popular girl in school as his girlfriend! But he finds out it isn't all good - his new popular jock friends' idea of a good time is tormenting his old friends, Abby (Lalaine) & James (Ari Boyland), who now hate him. & of course, after a while he misses Stevie. Now he enlists Abby's help to track down Terrence & another magic coin. This is better than most movies I've seen where the main character's wish gets them anything they want for the 1st few days, but then suddenly causes chaos. Alex enjoys his wish for a long time, though gradually realizes he's unhappy. The acting was good. The only problem: I thought playing "1000 Miles" during the depressed scene was weird - it overdid the emotion a bit. I got all choked up watching this; it's a good reminder about sibling love. I'd love to see this again.


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