Return from Witch Mountain

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Friday 10th March 1978

Distributed by: Buena Vista Distribution Company

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 5

IMDB: 5.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: Bette Davis as Letha, Christopher Lee as Victor Gannon, Kim Richards as Tia Malone, Ike Eisenmann as Tony Malone, Jack Soo as Mr. Yokomoto, Anthony James as Sickle, Richard Bakalyan as Eddie, Ward Costello as Mr. Clearcole, Christian Juttner as Dazzler, Brad Savage as Muscles, Poindexter Yothers as Crusher, Jeffrey Jacquet as Rocky, Stu Gilliam as Dolan, William Bassett as Operations Officer

Return from Witch Mountain Movie Review


Not even Christopher Lee and Bette Davis can rescue this sequel to Escape to Witch Mountain from being a derivative and nightmarish experience.

Oddly, the biggest offense isn't the asinine plot -- which has Lee and Davis promptly kidnapping the alien/magical kids on their inexplicable and sudden return to earth -- and seizing control of a nuclear power plant in a pathetic extortion scheme. (How do they get control of the plant? They force little Tony to levitate the plant's only guard into the air! Oh no!)

Most of the movie consists of Tia hiding out with a gang of street kids while various car chases happen, all punctuated by a Shaft-infused funkadelic bass score that's so out of place you can still hear Walt Disney ripping his hair out.

It's insulting, offensive (poor, poor Jack Soo...), and simply stupid. If you enjoyed the first film, don't sully your memory of it by watching this hunk of junk.


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