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You Wish! (2003)

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 »

Director:

Paul Hoen

Writers:

Christopher Reed (teleplay), Cynthia Carle (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
A.J. Trauth ... Alex Lansing
Spencer Breslin ... Stevie Lansing / Terrence Russell McCormack
Lalaine ... Abby
Tim Reid ... Larry Pendragon
Sally Stockwell Sally Stockwell ... Pam Lansing
Peter Feeney ... Dave Lansing
Ari Boyland ... James Cooper
Emma Lahana ... Fiona
Joshua Leys ... Gary
Jay Ryan ... Charles (as Jay Bunyan)
Jodie Rimmer ... Zoe
Patrick Wilson Patrick Wilson ... Set Security Guy
Andrew Robertt ... Stage Manager (as Andrew Binns)
John Sumner ... Coach
Sheila Summers ... Teacher
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Storyline

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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TV-G

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Country:

New Zealand | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Moedinha da Sorte See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Alex Lansing: Hi, Abby.
Fiona: Alex - what are you doing?
Alex Lansing: I'm saying hi to Abby.
FionaAbby: Why?
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You Wish
Written by Jay Lazaroff and Erik Isaacs
Performed by Lalaine
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I really loved it!!!!!!
24 June 2003 | by Maria100See all my reviews

You Wish was a really fun movie! I had a lot of fun watching it. I was already a big fan of AJ Trauth from Even Stevens, Lalaine from Lizzie McGuire, and Spencer Breslin from The Santa Clause 2, but now I like them much more. This movie is about a teenage boy, Alex who is incredibly annoyed at his younger brother, Stevie, makes a wish that he was an only child. The wish comes true and now he is very wealthy and the most popular boy in school. But he discovers that he is miserable because he misses Stevie and his best friends no longer want to have anything to do with him. So Alex and Abby (one of his old best friends) along with Terrence Russell McCormick (the movie star form of Stevie) try to figure out how to get Alex and Stevie’s old life back. Obviously, they succeed. I have already seen it a lot of times. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys a funny film about brotherly love.


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