"Life needs a new rule, only one tragic death per family, and kids are off limits." Jeanne (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) to Jack (Patrick Swayze)
"You're saying I should be myself, aren't you'"--Tommy (Joseph Mazzello) to Jack "Well, since it's the only thing you got, you might as well try."
- Jack's reply
NTSC/Region 0. Out of print in the U.S.! In a time of prosperity and whole happy families Jeaane Holman (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) and her two sons Tom and Gunny (Joseph Mazello and Seth Mumy) are different. Jeanne's husband is missing in the Korean War and without him they are doing the best they can. But one day while driving with her children Jeanne runs into a drifter Jack McCloud (Patrick Swayze) an event that will change their live s forever. Jeanne invites the injured stranger and hi s dog Betty Jane into her home for a brief recuperation but before long the whole family find themselves wanting him to stay. The Holman family soon discovers that there is far more to Jack than meets the eye. - and he brings more to their home than just his scruffy four-legged friend. For Jeanne and her children are about too discover the magic that comes with the kindness of helping a stranger and what could be captured by just three wishes!