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The Third Wish (2005)

PG | | Romance, Comedy | 22 April 2005 (USA)
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Bookshop clerk Maggie (Mattison) is granted three wishes after she finds a first-edition copy of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations.

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Maggie Malone
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Candy
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Lettie
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George
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Library patron #1
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Mr. forelli
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Heckler
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The rags to riches story of Maggie Malone, an aspiring author who finds a rare edition of Great Expectations in the bookstore where she works. A seemingly magical book, Maggie is granted three wishes...or so she thinks. The true magic is actually being orchestrated by a mysterious benefactor, who has commissioned a handsome Oxford lawyer to guide her through a Cinderella-like transformation. The cynical Maggie soon finds herself spellbound by her dashing escort...and believing in the very fairy tales she writes about. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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When you have great expectations...anything is possible.

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Romance | Comedy

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Rated PG for language
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22 April 2005 (USA)  »

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A harmadik kívánság  »

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I'm Into Something Good
Composed by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Performed by Peter Noone
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Impossible to watch
11 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I did try to keep watching to see if it would get better, but it didn't. The acting, the script, impossible. If it's considered a family movie it is to contribute to a retarded society. Sorry but I really was annoyed and felt cheated. Anything that I can say further to this movie will be much worse. The overacting of the main characters, the forced scenes in many situations putting the characters in an apparently very uncomfortable situation. I recommend not to see it if you don't want to be annoyed; some many clichés and pour copies of other movies. I kept imagining how could it be less worse, change the actors to begin with, bad acting!!and bad acting it's also bad directing, so change the direction to. Maybe it would be possible but I doubt!!!


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