Movies like Race to Witch Mountain

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Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
 5.7
 55K
Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.
Style: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, entertaining, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, adventure, benign alien, teleportation, ufo, young heroes, spacecraft, taxi driver, supernatural ability, laser, bounty hunter, escapades, children, soldier, desert, supernatural, family, mountain, military, aliens, redemption, fight scenes, race, racing, technology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas

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Most similar movies to Race to Witch Mountain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about first contact, mentor, dialogue, adventure, catastrophe, natural disaster and destiny mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Family genres. Some movies like Race to Witch Mountain: I Am Number Four (2011), Jumper (2008), The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Small Soldiers (1998), Jumanji (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, young heroes, danger, friendship, supernatural, supernatural romance, good versus evil, heroes, teenage life, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, island, fantasy world, rescue, escapades, jungle, mission, dinosaur, gold, giant, hurricane, lost city ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, dinosaur, expedition, adventurer, adventure, volcano, cave, obsessive quest, danger, research, mysterious place, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric, prehistoric times, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 282K
Jumper (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, chase, young heroes, adventure, youth, presumed dead, double life, supernatural, first love, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, michigan, egypt, mount everest, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, magical creature, adventure, imaginary, fantasy world, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, family relations, twins, magical, single parent, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 90K
Small Soldiers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: soldier, suburbs, heroes, toy comes to life, objects come to life, family, battles, technology gone awry, danger, store, good versus evil, prototype ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 297K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, mischievous children, childhood, getting home, board game, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, animals ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Aliens in the Attic (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: supernatural, alien encounter, alien, evil alien, buddies, teenage life, friends, young heroes, adventure, space and aliens, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, nasa, friendship, adventure, healing power, flying saucer, levitation, suburbs, halloween ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 128K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, save the world, danger, heroes, geek, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982, year 2015 ...
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., taj mahal, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 19K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, rescue, adventure, young heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, adventure, getting home, outer space, astronaut, board game, when the parents are away, reconciliation, family, disorder, escapades, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 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 megalomaniacal boss, evil millionaire Aristotle Bolt, who wants to exploit them. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: orphan, chase, supernatural, rescue, mountain, on the run, disney, telekinesis, family, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: 1930s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 2K
Star Kid (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shy seventh-grader Spencer Griffith's life changes when the meteor falls into local junkyard and he finds a Cybersuit - the wise and strong robot from another galaxy. Spencer puts Cybersuit on and becomes a different kind of guy
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, family, escapades, good versus evil, fantasy world, robot, brutality, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Capt. Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, hijacking, hostage, outer space, space opera, teleportation, spacecraft, self sacrifice, star trek, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Circus of the Freak (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, offbeat, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, young heroes, friends, adventure, youth, uninhibited rivalry, chosen one, destiny, circus, teenage life, antidote ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 13K
Thunderbirds (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rescue, good versus evil, chase, teenage hero, outer space, family, space travel, save the day, family in danger, youth, young heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, europe, big ben london, massachusetts, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 11K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, benign alien, imaginary, disorder, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.5
 52K
The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, nazi collaborator, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, magic, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 90s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 18K
Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, stylized, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ufo, alien, friendship, adventure, buddies, investigation, benign alien, family, young heroes, suburbs, escapades, life turned upside down ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Dragonball: Evolution (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Japan, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.
Style: feel good, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, martial arts, dragon, good versus evil, save the world, superhero, adventure, legends and myths, danger, revenge, young heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 69K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, spacecraft, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 121K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, adventure, chosen one, young heroes, imaginary, legends and myths, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, spacecraft, soldier, battles, air battle, danger, military, chaos, survival, save the world, alien invasion, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 97K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, london, ohio, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, cult film, saga ...
Plot: outer space, space opera, alien, fighting the system, rebellion, patriotism, teleportation, retribution, exploding ship, spacecraft, adventure, utopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, ufo, space travel, benign alien, flying saucer, nasa, outer space, young heroes, alien, artificial intelligence, getting home ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 38K
Meet Dave (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: spacecraft, alien, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, captain, benign alien, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, mission gone awry, crew ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Return from Witch Mountain (1978)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequal to "Escape From Witch Mountain," Tia and Tony leave their safe refuge on witch mountain for a trip to Los Angeles. Tony is kidnapped by the evil Dr. Gannon and his spinster partner Letha and brainwashed into helping Gannon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, gang, supernatural, family, nuclear holocaust, adventure, misfit, disorder, master villain, siblings relations, escapades ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, good versus evil, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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