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A 16-year-old girl prepares a list of 16 wishes for eight years, hoping they will come true on her 16th birthday. A fairy comes to give her 16 candles that make the 16 wishes come true. Her... See full summary »

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Peter DeLuise (as Peter Deluise)

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Annie DeYoung (as Annie Deyoung)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debby Ryan ... Abby Jensen
Jean-Luc Bilodeau ... Jay Kepler
Anna Mae Wills ... Celeste (as Anna Mae Routledge)
Karissa Tynes Karissa Tynes ... Krista Cook
Kendall Cross ... Sue Jensen
Patrick Gilmore ... Bob Jensen
Cainan Wiebe ... Mike Jensen
Keenan Tracey ... Logan Buchanan
Jesse Reid ... Theodore Hope
Joel Semande ... Joey Lockhart
Brenda Crichlow ... Miss Duffy
Jenna Romanin Jenna Romanin ... Fashionista 1
Eva Bourne ... Fashionista 2 (as Eva Allen)
Gary Jones ... Mr. Smith Principal
Patricia Isaac ... Snooty Saleswoman
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A 16-year-old girl prepares a list of 16 wishes for eight years, hoping they will come true on her 16th birthday. A fairy comes to give her 16 candles that make the 16 wishes come true. Her wishes go the wrong way and are permanent when midnight comes. She has one final wish to reverse her previous wishes. Written by Saja

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Everyone's sweet 16 is special, Abby's is magical. See more »


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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

16 Desejos See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Patrick Gilmore, Kendall Cross, and Gary Jones are Stargate SG-1/Stargate Atlantis/Stargate Universe actors. See more »

Goofs

After Abby blew out candle #9, she opens the curtain. In the next shot, she opens them again. See more »

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Abby Jensen: I need my life back! I wished away my friends, my sweet 16 party, my senior prom. Look
[pulls graduation photo]
Abby Jensen: I missed graduation! I need to take that wish back.
Celeste: Oh sweetie. I'm afraid that's not possible. The candles and your wishes go together and since there's no do-over wish on your list, I'm afraid when midnight comes this is your life.
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Open Eyes
Performed by Debby Ryan and Chase Ryan (II)
Lyrics by Debby Ryan
Music by Chase Ryan (II) , Debby Ryan, Matt Beckley
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16 Frivolous Wishes
26 June 2010 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

With an all north of the border cast, The Suite Life On Deck's Debby Ryan gets to star in a Disney Studio production of 16 Wishes. The number of course is to correspond with the sweet 16 she has become. Though the sweet sixteen experience is a female one, I think even the male of the species could come up with sixteen things that could be considered pretty frivolous that one might have wished for at sixteen. Somethings you wouldn't wish for at even 26, let alone 66.

Which is the lesson Ryan learns. She's planned out her sixteenth birthday party and even though the day starts out horribly when wasps are discovered to be making a nest in the unused attic of her home, she gets those 16 candles from a 'magical person' played by Anna Mae Routledge. Sure enough as is the usual way of things in film and life, granting those wishes that she's laid out for herself doesn't make her a happier camper.

16 Wishes is a charming fantasy from that fantasy factory the Magic Kingdom. Debby Ryan is a sweet and talented young lady and she really does hold the film together. Nothing spectacular, but a nice family comedy and it does once again reinforce the old adage about being careful what you wish for.


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