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Scavenger Hunt (1979)

PG | | Comedy | 21 December 1979 (USA)
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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(story) (as Steven A. Vail), (adaptation) (as John Thompson) | 3 more credits »
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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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Comedy

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21 December 1979 (USA)  »

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Galen i stålar  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Filmed entirely in San Diego as according Director Michael Schultz was far more controlled environment to be able to film and in particular the final chase at the end of the film in which they were able to control traffic and allow all the stunts to go off smoothly. The film was also shot there for budgetary reasons. See more »

Quotes

Stuart Selsome: [Georgie pushed the contents atop the safe onto Stuart] Why did you do that?
Georgie Carruthers: You got Buzzy killed!
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References Harold and Maude (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Walkin' Papers
Sung by Paul Stephenson
Music by Billy Goldenberg
Lyrics by Carol Connors
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NEVER GET TIRED WATCHING IT
3 November 2003 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

I've watched this movie at least ten times, and everytime there is something new to laugh about! It is hilarious! All great actors, each chosen for what they can portray best in a given situation. Don't miss this movie!


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