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The Wisher (2002)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  1 December 2002 (Canada)
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Billy Morton ...
Earl
Wendy Anderson ...
Kelly Ryan
Iain MacLean ...
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Ariel Bastian ...
Beth Ryan
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Shane Underwood
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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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Your nightmares begins when this movie ends. 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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Fairly Good
10 October 2006 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

The first time i watched The Wisher was when i was 10. I was at home watching it by myself. No offense but i have seen more frightening movies before that. Im now 12 turning 13 in December but i still like the movie. I classify this movie as one of my favourites with: Underworld, Underworld 2, Vanhelsing, Cursed and many other movies Alian 1 - 3 are kind of my favorites but they aren't scary either. I started watching "scary" movies when i was fairly little and still like watching them. I gave The Wisher seven out of ten because it is fairly good and a bit surprising but is not perfect. Plus i never say anything is perfect because there is normally always something better. The person who was the wisher was kind of surprising but the director put in a bit too many clues like when the girl said "i wish she knew how pretty she really isn't" or something like that it was kind of obvious when the guy said "who".

Otherwise it was OK.


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