1955, Jeanne Holman (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) and
her sons Tom and Gunny (Joseph Mazzello and Seth Mumy)
are struggling to survive on their own, after Jeanne's
husband is pronounced missing in the Korean War. When
Jeanne takes in an injured vagrant named Jack (Patrick
Swayze) who she has accidentally hit with her car,
everyone in their convention-bound 1950s suburb
questions her sanity. Jeanne's risk pays off, however,
for the secretive and mysterious Jack possesses special,
magical powers, and he not only uses his gifts and
wisdom for the town's benefit, but also to help Jeanne's
sons: Gunny is dying of cancer, and Tommy longs for a
father-figure. The Holman's world is changed forever by
the magical love and kindness of the drifter and his
dog, who leave their family as mysteriously as they
The film grossed
$6.3 million at the domestic box office.
THREE WISHES screened at the 1995 Denver Film Festival!!
Attractive Retail Box
Drama, Family Interaction, Fantasy, Mystery, War,
For Mild Language and
Sensuality, and a Scary Fantasy.
Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph
Mazzello, Seth Mumy, Diane Venora, Michael O' Keefe,
David Marshall Grant
Studio: Hbo Studios
Theatrical Release Date: October
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2004
Run Time: 115 minutes
Production Company: HBO Home Video
Package Type: Snap Case
Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only).
This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other