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Three Wishes (1995)

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In an unexplained act of charity, Jeanne Holman, picks up an injured, apparent tramp and takes him home to care for him little realizing who he was, or the effect he would have on her life and those of her family.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack McCloud
... Jeanne Holman
... Tom Holman
... Gunther 'Gunny' Holman
... Phil
... Coach Schramka
... Adult Tom
... Leland's Dad
... Joyce
David Zahorsky ... Little Leland
Brian Flannery ... Brian
... Scott
Davin Jacob Carey ... Sackin
David Hart ... Brian's Father
... Scott's Father
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When Jane Holman is driving with her two sons, Tom and Gunny, she accidentally runs into a drifter, named Jack McCloud, who breaks his leg. Feeling sorry for him, Jane invites Jack and his dog Betty Jane to stay at her house until his leg has healed. After having some difficulties to adapt to this new lifestyle, Jack soon finds himself loved by the family and they all want him to stay. When he starts teaching baseball to Tom, who misses his father who's missing in the Korean War, the two of them develop a strong bond. Meanwhile, Gunny believes that there's more to Jack and Betty Jane than meets the eye, and he's determined to find out. Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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If you really believe, magic will find you

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Drama | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild language and sensuality, and a scary fantasy | See all certifications »
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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$7,025,496
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Seth Mumy (Gunther "Gunny" Holman) is the son of actor Bill Mumy. See more »

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When Jack and Tom are walking home from the fishing trip, a truck passes them on the dark road. The same footage is used for before and after the truck passes them scene. See more »


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A Blossom Fell
Written by Howard Barnes, Harold Cornelius and Joe Roncoroni (as Dominic John)
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
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This movie was amazing
4 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

I actually read a review that Siskel and Ebert gave this movie in my local newspaper. They both said this movie was horrible and gave it a few more bad reviews. Can't remember what it was, but when I saw the movie, I loved every minute of it. This movie basically shows how a simple act of kindness can bring a family closer together in times of desperation. I enjoyed how much thought went into producing such a heart-warming tale and so many times when I watch it, it makes me understand what the family goes through and sympathize with them. For people who want a movie that can truly bring a family together and show that even the most difficult things that occur in life can have a way of working out, this movie will definitely show you that.


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