Wish Upon
Wish Upon (2017)

In the latest horror thriller from the director of ANNABELLE, 17-year-old CLARE SHANNON (Joey King) is barely surviving the hell that is high school, along with her friends MEREDITH (Sydney Park) and JUNE (Shannon Purser). So when her dad… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 14, 2017
DVD Release Date: October 10, 2017
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Wish Upon is neither scary nor original, but its fundamental flaws as a horror movie may make it destination viewing for after-midnight camp genre enthusiasts.

Clark Collis
Entertainment Weekly

This is forgettable stuff.

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Thelma Adams
New York Observer

A bland B-movie that begs the question: How did this get made when so many good films never escape development purgatory?

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Richard James Havis
South China Morning Post

Wish Upon may serve as a good introduction to horror movies for 13-year-old girls, but it will be a dull watch for anyone else.

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Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

A spooky teen story that's not particularly heavy on the scares and over-delivers on the unintentional giggles,

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

For cheap horror thrills, you can wish for better, but you can do much worse.

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Sarah Marrs
Lainey Gossip

That's the nicest thing I can say about Wish Upon: It reminds me of one of the most unintentionally hilarious scenes ever filmed.

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Tom Seymour
Time Out

What would you wish for? World peace? Instagram fame? Or maybe for Hollywood to stop making horror films so needlessly violent, so deeply cynical, so aggressively targeted at teenage girls.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The splatter is deployed cautiously and sometimes wittily, the story moving briskly from wishes granted to costs exacted ...

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Marija Djurovic
Cairo360

Finding itself at a loss in how to deliver anything that even remotely resembles a scare or a chill, Wish Upon is uninspired and messy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Gimly M.
Wish Upon is laughably fuckin' stupid. But there's some value in the "laughable" aspect of that. You know, in a "laughing *at*"… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
Don't rely on anything Wish Upon sends to you. If you are completely expected to have nightmares on this poorly-made horror excuse of bait, then you… More