A Simple Wish (1997)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Male fairy godmother Murray ties to help 8-year-old Anabel fulfill her "simple wish" that her cab-driver father Oliver wins the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's ... See full summary »


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24 August 2003 | movies2u
A Fun And Smart Kids Movie!
> This is a very good kids movie, that is fun and entertaining. Martin Short makes a hilarious Fairy Godmother, or should I say "Fairy Godfather" to Mara Wilson, who only wants her dad to be in a broadway show, but gets mixed up and must stop an evil witch played by Kathleen Turner, or her dad will become a statue! This movie was smart and fun, and the "frog in your throat" scene was gross-out funny! I give it 10/10.

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Release Date:

11 July 1997



Country of Origin


Filming Locations

Brooks, Alberta, Canada

Box Office


$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,732,880 13 July 1997

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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