Race to Witch Mountain (film) For years, stories have circulated about Witch Mountain, a secret place in the middle of the Nevada desert, known for unexplained phenomena and strange sightings. When a Las Vegas cab driver, Jack Bruno, finds two teens with supernatural powers in his cab, he suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure he cannot explain. When they discover that the only chance to save the world lies in unraveling the secrets of Witch Mountain, the race begins, as the government, mobsters, and even extraterrestrials try to stop them. Directed by Andy Fickman. Released on March 13, 2009, after a March 11 release in Egypt. Stars Dwayne Johnson (Jack Bruno), Carla Gugino (Dr. Alex Friedman), AnnaSophia Robb (Sara), Ciaran Hinds (Burke), Alexander Ludwig (Seth), Tom Everett Scott (Matheson), Chris Marquette (Pope), Cheech Marin (Eddie), and Garry Marshall (Dr. Donald Harlan). Kim Richards and Iake Eissinmann, who starred in the original 1975 classic Escape to Witch Mountain have cameo roles as Tina and Sheriff Antony. 99 min. Based on characters created by Alexander Key. Filmed in Super 35, on location in Las Vegas, and in Pomona and Saugus, California.