PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he's trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfill her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a ... See full summary »
This is the only film where Mara Wilson appeared with Martin Short.
How DARE you mock me?
Murray: How DARE you mock me?
Claudia: Cut it Out!
Murray: Cut it...!
As Oliver is chasing for the runaway driverless carriage, you can see a man driving the carriage.
After "The Bubble Factory" at the start of the film, tricks are played for the next 4 frames: 1) "Feivbrsel Puctorus and Thn Beabla Uictsry Present" quickly rearranges itself to read "The Bubble Factory and Universal Pictures Present"; 2} "A Sheinberg Production" is first shown with "Sheinberg" rotated 180°; 3) "A Michael Ritchie Film" is first shown with the letters squashed to the right with the bottom of each letter unmoved - they each quickly right themselves; 4) The title is first shown as "A Simqle Wish" - the "q" then spins around its vertical axis, ending up as a "p".
$2,732,880 (USA) (13 July 1997)
$8,119,205 (USA) (24 August 1997)
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