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Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

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Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his ... See full summary »

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Victor
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Tia
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Mr. Yokomoto
Anthony James ...
Sickle
Richard Bakalyan ...
Eddie (as Dick Bakalyan)
Ward Costello ...
Mr. Clearcole
Christian Juttner ...
Dazzler
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Muscles
Poindexter Yothers ...
Crusher (as Poindexter)
Jeffrey Jacquet ...
Rocky
Stu Gilliam ...
Dolan
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Operations Officer (as William H. Bassett)
Tom Scott ...
Monitor
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Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his powers to prevent an accident, he gets into the hands of Dr. Gannon, a ruthless scientist who's constantly striving for power over the world. He puts him a device into the brain that allows him to control Tony's will. Tia gets help from a kids gang to free Tony and save the Earth. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Sinister forces from this world against two young space travellers from another.


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10 March 1978 (USA)  »

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A Volta da Montanha Enfeitiçada  »

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Final film of actor Jack Soo. See more »

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Near the beginning of the movie the two children and Uncle Bene are walking away from the Rose Bowl. As the camera pans back you can see crosses marked on the ground for where the actors are supposed to stand and walk. See more »

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Letha: Who's that?
Tony: That's my sister, my sister Tia.
Letha: Well this is no time for a family reunion.
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Two children with special powers.
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I saw this film when I was about 10 years old and loved it. Now 30 years on, it is still one of my favourite films. I have just bought both 'Escape to witch mountain & Return from witch mountain for my kids as they love it as well. They sure don't make good old movies like this now.These films are a must when they are shown on TV. There are no swear words or violence which makes them suitable for all the family whatever the ages. Good family fun. My mum took me to the pictures to see this film and I always wanted to have 'powers' like Tony & Tia. Mind you the child in me still does. Perhaps thats why I have a passion for anything supernatural now.


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