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Survival Quest (1988)

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A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same ... See full summary »

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A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss has been killed by one of the city slickers, he coaxes his team into exterminating all of them. They will have to rely on their wits and on each other in order to survive. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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In the wilderness you can't dial 911


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Jake: Take a good look around you. Because when you come back from this trip, nothing will look the same to you again.
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Hollywood Version of Merc School
20 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

SURVIVAL QUEST was Don Coscarelli's exploitation of my Merc School. I had advised on one of his earlier films, and he was interested in doing a film about paramilitaries chasing some tourists out west.

I have him actual info on my school, and his writers split our one school into two, a "good" survival course, and a "bad" paramilitary training course, in order to have a conflict between them.

Coscarelli even went so far as to recreate scenes of our training taken from "60 Minutes" videotape.

If you combine the good and bad schools of the movie, you have an idea of what Merc School was really like.

For Merc School grads, SURVIVAL QUEST is both tribute and comedy.

Frank Camper


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