Escape to Witch Mountain
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

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… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: March 21, 1975
DVD Release Date: March 10, 2009
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

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.

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Sarah Wenk
Common Sense Media

They don't make them like this anymore.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The movie looks pretty cheap, but with Ray Milland and Donald Pleasance as villains, it's still a lot of fun.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

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

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

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

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I didn't feel its magic.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

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

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

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

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Andrew Griffin
Town Talk (Alexandria, LA)

Thirty years later, this Disney film still resonates.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
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?
Leigh Ryan
One of my favorites growing up.
Mark Hobin
Children with psychic abilities journey to discover their origins. Pleasant escapist children's fantasy is pure nostalgia for any adult who saw this movie… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A classic. Two orphan kids Tony and Tia, turn out to be from another planet, and are trying to get back to their family on Witch Mountain, but the greedy… More
Dean King
A good family film.
Ross Collins
This was my favourite movie as a kid. Cheesy American adventure tale about a brother and sister with special powers trying to discover their ancestry.