Three Wishes (1995)

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In this offbeat comedy set in the 1950s, Patrick Swayze plays Jack McCloud, a drifter and beatnik who enters the conservative suburban life of the Holman family after Jeanne Holman (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) accidentally hits him with her car. Jeanne takes Jack into her home while he recovers from his injuries. McCloud offends the neighbors and friends of the Holmans with his unorthodox behavior, including nude sunbathing and Buddhism. He tells the children, Tom (Joseph Mazzello) and Gunny … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Television, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Elizabeth Anderson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 7, 2001
Runtime:
HBO Video

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Cast


as Jack McCloud

as Jeanne Holman

as Tom Holman

as Gunny Holman

as Coach Schramka

as Adult Tom Holman

as Leland's Dad

as Little Leland

as Brian's Father

as Neighbor

as Scott's Father

as Sackin's Father

as Brian's Mother

as Scott's Mother

as Leland's Mother

as Katherine Holman

as Policeman

as Passerby

as Tool and Die Coach

as Bystander

as Additional Ball Play...

as Colony Drive-In Coac...

as Neighbor's Wife

as Additional Ball Play...

as Additional Ball Play...

as Little Magician

as Hide and Seek Boy

as Neighborhood Teenage...

as Dr. Pavlick

as Holman Daughter

as Holman Daughter

as X-ray Technician

as Bystander

as Bystander

as Teenager on Roof

as Teenager on Roof

as Man with Rake

as Betty Jane

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Critic Reviews for Three Wishes

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (11)

The script is draggy and overly obvious except for a mystifying mumbo-jumble of special effects.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Chicago Sun-Times
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Entertainment Weekly
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Variety
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Time Out
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Audience Reviews for Three Wishes

½

A very good movie...it tells you a life of a little boy that is asked by a stranger to make a wish, that his mother and little brother makes a wish and it comes true and he grows up wondering what he did to not get a wish and finds out that his wish was given to him by the stranger, that he would find happiness in anything that he wanted and he relizes that his greates gift was having a family..

arkansasbandit2009
David Turner

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