• Wish Upon (2017)

Wish Upon

Release Date: July 14th, 2017

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Jonathan Shannon (Ryan Phillippe) gives his 17-year-old daughter Clare (Joey King) an old music box that promises to grant its owner seven wishes. Skeptical at first, Clare becomes seduced by its dark powers when her life starts to radically improve with each wish. Everything seems perfect until she realizes that every wish she makes causes the people who are closest to her to die in violent and elaborate ways.

Cast: Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee, Mitchell Slaggert, Shannon Purser, Sydney Park, Elisabeth Rohm, Josephine Langford

Director: John R. Leonetti

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Orion Pictures, Busted Shark, Broad Green Pictures

Distributors: Broad Green Pictures

Keywords: Brash , School , Rivalry , Growing up , Friend , Love , Revenge , House , Mystery , Temptation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 29
    Jacob OllerPaste Magazine

    Wish Upon’s plotting is all too arbitrary to be earnestly enjoyable. show more

  • 20
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    The death scenes range from goofy and completely preventable to modestly suspenseful. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Much of the film’s effectiveness can be credited to King, who makes Shannon appealing even when acting selfishly. It’s also refreshing to see a teen character portrayed by an actual teenager as opposed to the usual twentysomething. show more

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