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Scavenger Hunt (1979)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  21 December 1979 (USA)
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To inherit a fortune, various addressees of a will must compete in a wild scavenger hunt to collect selected items, but cannot be simply bought.

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Storyline

Milton Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. Upon his death, his relatives and domestic staff gather for the reading of the will. However, Old Mr. Parker is a game player to the last, and his will stipulates that a Scavenger Hunt will be held to determine the beneficiaries of his sizeable estate. The winning team gets all the money, the rest get nothing. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>, bearhawkpilot@gmail.com

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Winner takes all!

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Galen i stålar  »

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Trivia

The character Marvin Dummitz and the story of Mr. Parker's business partner having had the misfortune to hail Dummitz's cab and never making it to the meeting is a parody of the real-life story of Melvin Dummar and Howard Hughes, which was later told straight in Melvin and Howard. See more »

Quotes

Charles Bernstein: I'm Charles Bernstein. Attorney for the late Milton Parker.
Marvin Dummitz: You mean someone else is late now?
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References The Music Box (1932) See more »

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Play to Win
Music by Billy Goldenberg
Lyrics by Carol Connors
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If you're in the mood for zany, it's great
28 January 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I recently watched Rat Race and was reminded of this older movie, Scavenger Hunt. Both are movies you have to be in the mood for; otherwise they're just too silly. I remember being thoroughly entertained by this great cast.


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