Race To Witch Mountain

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Race To Witch Mountain (2009 Movie)

“Race to Witch Mountain” is a 2009 science fiction adventure film directed by Andy Fickman. It is a modern reimagining of the 1975 film “Escape to Witch Mountain” and its sequel “Return from Witch Mountain.” The movie stars Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Alexander Ludwig, and Carla Gugino.

The story follows two alien siblings, Sara and Seth, who possess special powers and are on a mission to save their planet. They crash-land on Earth and encounter a taxi driver and ex-con named Jack Bruno, played by Dwayne Johnson. Jack becomes their reluctant protector as they try to reach Witch Mountain, a mysterious location where they hope to find a way home.

As they journey together, they are pursued by both government agents and extraterrestrial bounty hunters who want to capture the siblings. Jack, Sara, and Seth must overcome various obstacles and rely on their unique abilities to outsmart their pursuers and fulfill their mission.

“Race to Witch Mountain” combines elements of science fiction, action, and adventure, appealing to both younger audiences and fans of the original films. It offers a mix of thrilling chase sequences, special effects, and heartfelt moments as the characters form a bond and discover their true strengths.

Race To Witch Mountain (2009 Movie)

Additional Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released:
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: 106.4 million
  • IMDB Link


  • Dwayne Johnson: Jack Bruno
  • AnnaSophia Robb: Sara
  • Alexander Ludwig: Seth
  • Carla Gugino: Dr. Alex Friedman
  • Ciarán Hinds: Henry Burke
  • Tom Woodruff, Jr.: The Siphon
  • Garry Marshall: ‘Harlan’
  • Cheech Marin: Eddie Cortez
  • Chris Marquette: Pope
  •  Eva Huang: Shira the UFO Huntress


  • Directors: Andy Fickman
  • Producers: Andrew Gunn
  • Music: Trevor Rabin

Movie Trailer:

About the Author

Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us. My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and VideoGamesStats.com.