The Wishing Well

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  • G
  • 2010
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.2  (513)

The Wishing Well is a powerful and touching movie from 2009 that explores the power of hope, faith, and love. It tells the story of a young journalist named Maggie (Jordan Ladd) who comes back to her hometown of Avalon after having achieved great success in the big city. As soon as she arrives, she's struck by a strange feeling that something is not quite right in the town. The people seem sad and unhappy, their spirits broken by an ongoing drought that has plagued the area for years.

Maggie soon discovers a mysterious and magical wishing well that is said to have the power to grant wishes. Some of the locals claim to have had their wishes come true, and Maggie is naturally skeptical.

However, after making a wish of her own, she finds that the well may indeed have some kind of supernatural power. The well's power seems to grow stronger as more and more people believe in it, which leads to a clash between those who are skeptical and those who have deep faith in the well's power.

Along the way, Maggie meets a handsome and charming local named Boone (Jason London) who may just be the key to unlocking the mystery of the well. Together, they uncover secrets and truths about the town's past and present that will change their lives and the lives of everyone around them.

One of the highlights of this movie is its impressive cast, which includes legendary actor Ernest Borgnine in one of his last roles before his death. Borgnine plays a grizzled and wise old man who has lived in Avalon for many years, and his performance is powerful and moving.

Another standout performance comes from Jordan Ladd, who brings a deep sense of empathy and understanding to her role as a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. Her chemistry with Jason London is palpable, and the two actors have great rapport on screen.

Overall, The Wishing Well is a heartwarming and uplifting movie that will leave you feeling inspired and hopeful. Its messages about the power of belief and the importance of community are timeless and universal, and the performances from the talented cast make this a must-see film.

The Wishing Well is a 2010 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.

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    6.2  (513)