Race to Witch Mountain Synopsis
A cab driver encounters two children with paranormal powers.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
It's entertaining with a crafty mixture of action, humor and drama.
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75

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
May not make adults feel as if they're 10 again, but it will awaken their memories of Saturday matinees that upped children's adrenaline...
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75

TV Guide

Race to Witch Mountain isn't some kind of action watershed, or science-fiction milestone, but it most certainly is a finely crafted reboot...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

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The planet-hopping children have special talents -- telekinesis, telepathy etc. -- although it is the high-wattage lovability of Mr Rock...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
While "Escape" was superior in story, "Race" does commit to an impressive scope. What it is, really, is a big-studio popcorn flick that...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Curiously, despite Johnson's imposing physique, it's the kids who do most of the smashing and grabbing, right up until the climax, when...
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50

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
Mediocre family fare that's simply not that much fun.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This is filmmaking by the numbers meant to succeed by the numbers.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This is not a movie. It's a coming attraction for a theme park.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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Wow, when Disney misses the "reimagining" mark, it really misses.
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RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN - mediocre movie. GRADE: C-plus

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Tuesday March 10 - I just attended this 1hr 45mins 're-imagining' of the 1975 movie, Escape to Witch Mountain, which was based on the 1968 novel of the same name authored by Alexander Key. This...

Race To Witch Mountain

By EkitaAven
Saw a early screening tonight and disappointed of this movie is a remake ,correct me if I'm wrong. The whole movie I felt like Jack Bruno was the bigger character than the Alien Siblings Seth and...

Escape to Witch Mountain

By ampltime
As a follower of the original Disney movies I am very much looking forward to this movie especially with The Rock starring in it. He has added such a great wholesome character to these Disney movies...

PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE, PLEASE GET YOUR REVIEWS FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS ACTUALLY WATCHED THE MOVIE !!!

By Dark_Chameleon
This is ridiculous..If we're going to a restaurant and want a review we dont listen to someone whos never eaten there or even looked at the menu, this is supposed to be a place that we gain knowledge...

Witch Mountain!!

By Bbgirl96
Yes, for those not old enough to know about the original Witch Mountain (1 and 2) and thinks its a dumb name....stay home! You won't appreciate it anyway....

Totally Shocked

By Superjay
I had no intentions to see this movie. From the previews it looked like another failed attempt by the Mouse to remake a classic and the previews did not help their plight. But my nephew and niece...

Witch Mountain?????

By TwilightLover4Ever
Couldn't they come up with something more creative than Witch Mountain? It's really unimaginative....

witch mountain, seriously?

By kay2u
Looks incredibly stupid....

MUST SEE

By usagrl
I highly highly highly recommend the movie for everyone (well maybe not anyone under 3/4 YOA) It had tons of excitement, laughter and all around a great story line. I have to admit I had two reasons...

RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN

By sandsimon8
THE MOVIE WAS GREAT LOVED IT AND MY DAUGHTER REALLY ENJOYED IT....

More Info

Rated PG | For sequences of action and violence, frightening and dangerous situations, and some thematic elements
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Sci-fi remake is action packed and intense for a PG film.
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