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Midnight Madness
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Writers:
David Wechter (written by) and
Michael Nankin (written by)
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Release Date:
8 February 1980 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A Wacky College Adventure See more »
Plot:
Leon planned "The Great Allnighter" by picking college students to participate in his night long scavenger hunt... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
More Cheesy '80s Appeal See more (62 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

David Naughton ... Adam Larson - Yellow Team Leader
Debra Clinger ... Laura - Yellow Team
David Damas ... Marvin - Yellow Team

Michael J. Fox ... Scott Larson (as Michael Fox)

Stephen Furst ... Harold - Blue Team Leader
Patricia Alice Albrecht ... Lucille - Blue Team

Andy Tennant ... Melio - Blue Team

Brian Frishman ... Barf - Blue Team
Joel Kenney ... Flynch - Yellow Team (as Joel P. Kenney)

Sal Lopez ... Blade - Blue Team

Maggie Roswell ... Donna - Red Team Leader
Robyn Petty ... Berle - Red Team
Betsy Lynn Thompson ... Peggy - Red Team
Carol Gwynn Thompson ... Lulu - Red Team

Eddie Deezen ... Wesley - White Team Leader
Marvin Katzoff ... Debater #1 - White Team
Christopher Sands ... Debater #2 - White Team
Michael Gitomer ... Debater #3 - White Team
Brad Wilkin ... Lavitas - Green Team Leader

Dirk Blocker ... Blaylak - Green Team
Curt Ayers ... Armpit - Green Team
Trevor Henley ... Cudzo - Green Team
Keny Long ... Gerber - Green Team
Irene Tedrow ... Mrs. Grimhaus
Alan Solomon ... Leon
Deborah Richter ... Candy (as Debi Richter)
Kirsten Baker ... Sunshine

John Fiedler ... Wally Thorpe
Ceil Gabot ... Mrs. Thorpe
Charlie Brill ... Jerry - Tenant #1
Loretta Tupper ... Mr. Thorpe's Mother
Eddie Bloom ... Game Control Bookie
Dave Shelley ... Harold's Father

Marvin Kaplan ... Bonaventure Desk Clerk
Bert Williams ... Security Captain
Arthur Adams ... Police Sergeant
Thomas Wright ... Cop #1 (as Tom Wright)
Elven Havard ... Cop #2
Ernie Fuentes ... Miniature Golf Dad
Pilar Del Rey ... Miniature Golf Mom (as Pillar Del Rey)
Georgia Schmidt ... Old Lady in Car
J. Brennan Smith ... Bratty Kid
Don Maxwell ... Bratty Kid's Dad

Paul Reubens ... Pinball City Proprietor
John Voldstad ... Bellboy
Jack Griffin ... Tow Truck Driver
Dick Winslow ... Tourist
Emily Greer ... Teenage Girl #1
Paula Victor ... Cashier
Tony Salome ... Irving
Donna Garrett ... Busty Waitress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natalie Devis

Directed by
Michael Nankin 
David Wechter 
 
Writing credits
David Wechter (written by) and
Michael Nankin (written by)

Produced by
Ron Miller .... producer
 
Original Music by
Julius Wechter 
 
Cinematography by
Frank V. Phillips (director of photography) (as Frank Phillips)
 
Film Editing by
Norman R. Palmer 
Jack Sekely 
 
Production Design by
John B. Mansbridge 
 
Makeup Department
Gloria Montemayor .... hair stylist
Robert J. Schiffer .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Don Henderson .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bob Gossom .... assistant director
David Kahler .... second assistant director
Donald Newman .... second assistant director (as Don Newman)
 
Art Department
Bob McLing .... property master
 
Sound Department
Art Names .... sound mixer
Allen Hurd .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Danny Lee .... special effects
 
Stunts
Whitey Hughes .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Carl Boles .... gaffer
Mike Sweeten .... additional photographer
 
Other crew
Bill Sheehan .... first aid nurse
 

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USA:112 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Certification:
Canada:F (Ontario) | Iceland:L | USA:PG
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Trivia:
Originally titled "The All Night Treasure Hunt", the title was changed to avoid confusion with Scavenger Hunt (1979)See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: The elevator in the Bonaventure Hotel shows buttons for 51 floors. The Bonaventure has only 35 stories.See more »
Quotes:
Laura - Yellow Team:[as Adam starts to drive off] And I suppose it was too much of a bother to remember that today's your brother's birthday!See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Starfire (1978) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
Don't Know Why I CameSee more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
More Cheesy '80s Appeal, 28 July 2006
Author: jonathon_naylor from Manitoba, Canada

It doesn't quite deserve the disproportionate number of "10" votes it's received on this web site, but "Midnight Madness" is still a lot of fun. The eccentric Leon (Alan Solomon) organizes a cross-city scavenger hunt for five groups of college students ranging from nerds and jocks to babes and good guys. Each team must decipher a series of clues ("Mr. Carson's obese male child" leads to Johnny's Fat Boy Restaurant, and so on) before racing to the next location to do it again, all the while battling some occasional dirty tricks from rivals. The actual laughs few and far between, but you can't deny "Midnight Madness" carries heaps of cheesy '80s appeal. Look for Michael J. Fox (billed without the middle initial) in his film debut.

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