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The Wisher (2002)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  1 December 2002 (Canada)
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In a small town, the teenager Mary is obsessed and addicted with horror movies. Further, she is sleepwalker, has frequent nightmares and her father has forbidden her to watch horror movies.... See full summary »

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Mary
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Debbie
Billy Morton ...
Earl
Wendy Anderson ...
Kelly Ryan
Iain MacLean ...
Jake Ryan
Ariel Bastian ...
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Jared Van Snellenberg ...
Shane Underwood
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Kara Genero
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Jimmy Winters (as Rob Van Meenan)
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Mandy Newbel
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Levi James ...
Ethan
Camille Devine ...
Ariel
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In a small town, the teenager Mary is obsessed and addicted with horror movies. Further, she is sleepwalker, has frequent nightmares and her father has forbidden her to watch horror movies. However, when the top at the box office "The Wisher" is screened in her town, she goes to the movie theater with her two best friends, Debbie and Kara, and leaves the session before the end, vomiting and impressed with the scary story. Mary notes that her wishes comes true wounding people and she sees the character The Wisher stalking her everywhere. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Terror is just one wish away... See more »

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Rated R for horror violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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The movie "The Wisher" was banned in two state- Iowa and Michigan. See more »

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SPIOLER : After Brad gets attacked by The Wisher he has several large cuts on the left side of his face. But days later, he doesn't have any stitches or scars on his face. See more »

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Mary: I don't tell you everything.
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I WISH I hadn't watched this movie!
31 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is the sort of horror movie made by people who've either seen EVERY horror movie ever made, or have NEVER seen one in their lives. Spliced (aka The Wisher), is derivative of the best (but mostly the worst) bits of at least a dozen 80's slasher flicks. Mary (the heroine) is a medication-popping, horror movie junkie who has nightmares, is prone to sleep-walking and gets sent to the school counselor. Oh yeah, the other kids don't like her much either. The Wisher (the killer) is a hood-robed, pasty-faced, horror movie cliché with glass finger-knives. Is the killer a real person, is he a supernatural entity or is he just in Mary's head? The film throws so many "twists" and red herrings at the viewer that you just know the final explanation won't make any logical sense. When the BEST thing about a film is Drew Lachey (Nick's brother) as the pseudo-creepy wannabe boyfriend, you know you're in trouble!


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