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Race to Witch Mountain

Released

Mar 13, 2009

Latest Home Video

Aug 04, 2009

MPAA Rating

PG

Cast

Dwayne Johnson
Carla Gugino
AnnaSophia Robb
Alexander Ludwig.

Studio

2009 Walt Disney Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Race to Witch Mountain.

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Synopsis

Sara and Seth (AnnaSophia Robb and Alexander Ludwig) are siblings that possess supernatural powers. Needing to locate a place called Witch Mountain, while at the same time avoiding various villains that constantly trail them, the pair heads into the Nevada desert. Fortunately, the driver of the cab they hire (played by Dwayne Johnson) is a helpful soul who soon finds himself caught up in their desperate race.

Content Details

Why Is Race to Witch Mountain Rated PG?

Race to Witch Mountain is rated PG for sequences of action and violence, frightening and dangerous situations, and some thematic elements.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Race to Witch Mountain...

Compared to the original version, this film ups the amps in the violence arena. Numerous explosions, fireballs and car crashes are shown. Men, women and teens are shot at with high-powered rifles and missile-type shells. Men have their heads smashed against car hoods, walls or windows. Characters are shot with tranquilizer guns and subjected to medical testing. A train collides with another object in a tunnel and both explode. A speeding vehicle smashes into a teen. A man uses a table leg as a weapon. A dog attacks a man. An army of soldiers descends on a small town with their guns drawn. Characters are frequently involved in intense hand-to-hand fighting.

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Other remakes of Disney classics include Freaky Friday and The Parent Trap. Dwayne Johnson also stars as a famous football player whose life changes when a perky and precocious daughter he didn’t know about shows up on his doorstep in The Game Plan. Teen actors AnnaSophia Robb and Alexander Ludwig play other unusual kids in Bridge to Terabithia (about a girl with an exceptional imagination) and The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (where a boy discovers he has a gift that is needed to save the world).

 

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Violence.
AB PG
MB PG Not Recommended for Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Violence.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Race to Witch Mountain...

Home Video Release Date: 4 August 2009

Race to Witch Mountain sprints onto DVD and Blu-ray in three separate editions:

Race to Witch Mountain on DVD (Single Disc) offers audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Spanish and French), and subtitles in (Spanish and French).

Race to Witch Mountain Deluxe Edition (2 Disc DVD set) provides audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Spanish and Canadian French), and subtitles in (Spanish and French). Bonus materials include:

- Bloopers.

- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary by director Andy Fickman).

- Featurette: Dylan & Cole Sprouse: Blu-ray Is Suite.

- Promo: Learn how to take your favorite movies on the go.

- Bonus DisneyFile Digital Copy of the film.

Race to Witch Mountain Deluxe Edition (3 Disc Blu-ray Edition) has audio tracks in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) and Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish and French). The disc is also BD-Live Enabled and D-Box Motion capable. Additional features include:

- Bloopers.

- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary by director Andy Fickman).

- Featurette: Dylan & Cole Sprouse: Blu-ray Is Suite.

- Promo: Learn how to take your favorite movies on the go.

- Backstage Disney: Which Mountain? (where director Andy Fickman reveals the film’s hidden references to the original movies, Escape to Witch Mountain and Return From Witch Mountain.

- DVD Copy of the film.

- DisneyFile Digital Copy of the film.

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