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Wish Upon (2017)

PG-13 | | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller | 14 July 2017 (USA)
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A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers and a deadly price for using them.

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A teen girl discovers a magical box that will grant her seven wishes. As she uses her wishes for personal gain, bad things begin to happen to those around her. She discovers an evil entity lives inside the box and may be behind the gruesome deaths. Written by kyleallencole9

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Be careful what you wish for


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Rated PG-13 for violent and disturbing images, thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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14 July 2017 (USA)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,467,084 (USA) (16 July 2017)

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$14,053,908 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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Ryan and Clare discuss the idea of the multiverse early in the film. The appearance of Jerry O'Connell's unnamed character later in the story implies that perhaps this takes place in the universe of Sliders, where O'Connell plays a character who can travel through different dimensions of the multiverse. See more »

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The items on Clare's wall change between scenes. See more »

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Ryan Hui: Hold up, you dig on multiverse?
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Crazy Credits

"Thanks to Kim for always watching over us." See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Emoji Movie (2017) See more »

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Be Careful What You Wish For
Written by Kevin Bard, Tomas Costanza
Published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP), Retromatic Music Admin. by Imagem Sounds (ASCAP)
Performed by Wayfarers (as The Wayfarers)
Courtesy of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, on behalf of Ozone Entertainment
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Top Notch Bubble Gum Horror
1 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Had to take a few minutes to sign up for an account so I could leave a review of this movie. I almost didn't bother watching it after reading a lot of negative reviews. Fortunately I ignored them when I realized they were mostly insulting all the things great bubble gum horror movies thrive on. Predictability, stereotyped high school characters, dumb decisions, trying too hard soundtracks and on and on.

Throw in some A list actors and the mention of minimal gore and it sounded like exactly the sort of Saturday night movie I was looking for. And it didn't disappoint at all. Joey King is really good. You can completely believe in the decisions her character makes. Phillipe is less douche bag then I've ever seen him and Sherilyn Fenn is still kicking which is fun to see.

The writing is really bang on for this type of movie other than the girl who says "hot sauce" and other stupid things that sound more like someone trying to parody bad dialogue. Same thing goes for the characters. I found most of their actions understandable. In reality people can and do make bad decisions. There's nothing here that makes you throw up your arms and say "Ah Come on! Nobody would do that!" That's a real deal breaker in a lot of horror movies.

In short, the perfect horror for fans of fun horror in the Final Destination vein.


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