Wish Man

Wish Man is a 2019 American biographical drama film written and directed by Theo Davies and starring Andrew Steel, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Frank Whaley, Bruce Davison, Robert Pine, Fay Masterson, Dale Dickey, Tom Sizemore and Danny Trejo.[1]

Wish Man
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Directed byTheo Davies
Produced byGreg S. Reid
Marc Gold
Theo Davies
Written byTheo Davies
StarringAndrew Steel
Kirby Bliss Blanton
Frank Whaley
Bruce Davison
Danny Trejo
Music byTony Morales
CinematographyDoug Potts
Edited byAnita Brandt Burgoyne
Release date
  • June 7, 2019 (2019-06-07)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryUnited States


Frank Shankwitz, an Arizona motorcycle cop with a troubled past, survives a near-fatal accident during a high-speed pursuit. As part of Frank's rehabilitation, police chief Sgt. Eddie Newman asks him to spend time with a terminally ill little boy, Michael, whose dying wish is to be a Highway Patrol motorcycle officer. To Michael, Frank is a hero and an unlikely friendship is born. The boy inspires Frank to follow a new path, which leads to the creation of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Movie epilogue states that over 450,000 wishes have been granted since the beginning of the charity.



  1. ^ Scheck, Frank. "'Wish Man': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 September 2019.

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