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Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?

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Sheriff Purdy
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Mrs. Grindley
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Mr. Michael-John - Astrologer
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Ubermann
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Biff Jenkins
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Grocer
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Truck
Shepherd Sanders ...
Guru
Don Brodie ...
Gasoline Attendant
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Storyline

Tia and Tony are two orphaned youngsters with extraordinary powers. Lucas Deranian poses as their uncle in order to get the kids into the clutches of Deranian's megalomanical boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt, who wants to exploit them. Jason, a cynical widower, helps Tia and Tony "escape to witch mountain," while at the same time Tia and Tony help Jason escape the pain of the loss of his wife. Written by Adam Chotiner <achot@mindspring.com>

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Escape To The Unknown! See more »


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21 March 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La montaña embrujada  »

Box Office

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$20,000,000 (USA)
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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

First of five "Witch Mountain" movies. This movie was made and released about three years before its sequel Return from Witch Mountain (1978). Later came the second sequel, 1982's made-for-television Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Beyond Witch Mountain (1982), then a 1995 TV remake of the original, Escape to Witch Mountain (1995), then another remake, 2009's cinema movie Race to Witch Mountain (2009). See more »

Goofs

Whenever Tony plays the harmonica his technique does not match the soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Truck: If you want, I'll fight you with one hand.
Tony Malone: I'll fight you with none!
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Connections

Featured in The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Skipping Along
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Hayman
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Wonderful Film
27 September 2003 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

I was thrilled to see one of my favourite films, as a child, released on to DVD. I can now share some of my childhood with my own kids. No big surprise, but my older daughter (7) loves it. My younger daughter (2) thought some parts were "scary daddy"; the broom/jail scene was well done! Highly recommend it as a family film for folks that want a nice movie to watch with their kids.


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