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11th July 1997
1h 26m
Michael Ritchie
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A Simple Wish

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A Simple Wish is a 1997 Adventure Comedy film released on 11th July; Michael Ritchie directed the film which stars Martin Short, Kathleen Turner and Mara Wilson. The film was a box office failure, making a loss of $19,654,944 on its budget.

Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic wand is broken and the fairies convention is threatened by evil witches Claudia and Boots.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 12:10am.
Martin Short Martin Short
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Kathleen Turner Kathleen Turner
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Mara Wilson Mara Wilson
Age at Filming ≈ 9
Robert Pastorelli
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Deborah Odell
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Francis Capra
Age at Filming ≈ 13
Ruby Dee
Age at Filming ≈ 74
Amanda Plummer Amanda Plummer
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Teri Garr
Age at Filming ≈ 52


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Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

11% 0-12
11% 13-19
11% 20-29
11% 30-39
33% 40-49
11% 50-59
11% 70-79

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

67% Female
33% Male

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100% Unknown

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