Wish Upon a Star (1996)





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An academically inclined young woman learns to be careful with her wishes after her dream of changing places with her pretty and popular sister comes true.
PG (For language and mild sensuality.)
Comedy , Kids & Family
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Katherine Heigl
as Alexia Wheaton
Danielle Harris
as Hayley Wheaton
Donnie Jeffcoat
as Kyle Harding
Lois Chiles
as Mittermonster
Mary Parker Williams
as Nan Wheaton
Ivey Lloyd
as Caitlin Sheinbaum
Jacque Gray
as Kazumi
Kari Petersen
as Talley
Duane Stephens
as Mr. Frauenfleder
Trevor Black
as Photographer
Emily Klindt
as Senior Class President
Andy West
as Panicked Boy
Josh James
as Senior Boy
Scott Wilkinson
as Ben Wheaton
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Critic Reviews for Wish Upon a Star

All Critics (4)

Romp about trading places has stereotypes, sensuality.

Full Review… | April 22, 2014
Common Sense Media

Heigl has the makings of a "Star"

March 10, 2005

Harmless enough, but so condescendingly saccharine, you might gag on it.

July 26, 2002
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

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Full Review… | July 24, 2001
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Wish Upon a Star


A sweet movie about sisters who switch bodies and come to appreciate each other more. Katherine Heigl and Danielle Harris have good chemistry! (First viewing - Late childhood)

Adam R
Adam R

This is a silly movie that would have gotten a much higher rating if I were a teenage girl upon viewing it.

Heather Metzger
Heather Metzger

A movie that seems to be aimed at teen girls, no idea why I watched it, its sort of like freaky friday. an average movie girls will like it more than guys.

Paul Atkinson
Paul Atkinson

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