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Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

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This fast-paced Disney endeavor stars Kim Richards and Ike Eisenmann as two adolescents with acute psychic powers. The kids are actually space aliens, but suffer from amnesia and are unaware of their origins. Pursued by greedy business-mogul Ray Milland, who wants to harness their special powers for his benefit, Kim and Ike are rescued by likeable camper Eddie Albert. He and the kids escape to the mountain of the title when Albert's RV suddenly acquires the power of flight. In 1978, the film spawned the sequel Return from Witch Mountain. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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Cast

Ray Milland
as Aristotle Bolt
Walter Barnes
as Sheriff Purdy
Reta Shaw
as Mrs. Grindley
Denver Pyle
as Uncle Bene
Alfred Ryder
as Astrologer
Terry Wilson
as Biff Jenkins
Don Brodie
as Gasoline Attendant
Paul Sorenson
as Sgt. Foss
Alfred Rossi
as Policeman No. 3
Harry Holcombe
as Capt. Malone
Dan Seymour
as Psychic
Al Dunlap
as Deputy
Rex Holman
as Hunter
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Critic Reviews for Escape to Witch Mountain

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (4)

A Disney adventure with quite a lot going for it, even if it does end up spreading itself too wide for the sakes of the entire family.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

A Walt Disney production for children who will watch absolutely anything that moves.

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

A scifi thriller that's fun, that's cheerfully implausible, that's scary but not too scary, and it works.

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

They don't make them like this anymore.

Full Review… | January 2, 2011
Common Sense Media

provides adventure and excitement that children of all ages can enjoy, but it is not very perilous or violent at all

Full Review… | April 20, 2009
7M Pictures

Pleasant enough, but underwhelming, and curiously lacking in wonder, even in the high-flying finale.

Full Review… | March 17, 2009
Decent Films Guide

Audience Reviews for Escape to Witch Mountain

This is an okay kids movie, I saw it a long time ago when I was a kid, and I thought it was just okay then too. Maybe I should see it again someday?

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Children with psychic abilities journey to discover their origins. Pleasant escapist children's fantasy is pure nostalgia for any adult who saw this movie in their youth.

Mark Hobin
Mark Hobin

Super Reviewer

A good family film.

Dean King
Dean King

Super Reviewer

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