Wish Upon is a supernatural horror movie that was written by Barbara Marshall and directed by John R. Leonetti. The movie premiered in 2017 by Orion Pictures and Broad Green Pictures. The doing follows a teenage girl who finds a box that can grant a wish but only if you pay the price. The box kills someone every time a wish is made. The movie received a lot of negative critics but it still managed to gross around $23.5 million with a budget of $12 million.
Release date: July 27, 2017
Wish Upon Cast and Crew
Directors: John R. Leonetti
Writers: Barbara Marshall
Stars: Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Wish Upon trailer:
Clare Shannon, a 17-year old, is obsessed by the memory of her mom’s suicide. Her dad, Jonathan, a previous artist, and enthusiastic hoarder who dumpster plunges as a hobby, finds a mysterious Chinese music box and offers it to her without any idea of what he found as an early birthday present. Clare translates one of the various engravings on the crate as “Seven Wishes,” and missing mindedly wishes for Darcie, her tormentor, and school spook, to “spoil,” and soon thereafter Darcie creates necrotizing fasciitis and is conceded into the ICU. That equivalent day, Clare’s puppy Max bites the dust in her home’s crawlspace after apparently being eaten alive by rodents. Clare understands that the container grants wishes, however, she does not comprehend that her wishes have consequences. Clare makes a second wish that a famous kid named Paul goes in a romantic relationship with her. Subsequently, her rich uncle bites the dust. After hearing the news of his passing, Clare at that point wishes she will be in the will. The relative leaves everything to Clare.
Therefore, Mrs. Deluca, a well-disposed neighbor, endures a lethal mischance. Clare enrolls the assistance of her classmate and friend Ryan Hui to interpret the writings on the box. A relative of Ryan named Gina finds the importance of the symbols that translates to wishes with consequences. Clare’s fourth wish is for her dad to quit being a dumpster jumper and he promptly has a job promotion. Soon after, Gina interprets the importance of the expression which says “When the music closes, the blood cost is paid.” After she warns Ryan, she dies. Ryan discovers Gina’s body and goes up against Clare about making wishes on the music box, which she denies. The story follows Clare making her wishes that will start to have a negative effect on her, losing friends, and starting to feel the pressure of every single consequence.