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Survival Quest (1988)

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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Don Coscarelli

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lance Henriksen ... Hank
Mark Rolston ... Jake
Steve Antin ... Raider
Michael Allen Ryder Michael Allen Ryder ... Harper
Paul Provenza ... Joey
Ben Hammer ... Hal
Dominic Hoffman ... Jeff
Traci Lind ... Olivia (as Traci Lin)
Dermot Mulroney ... Gray
Catherine Keener ... Cheryl
Ken Daly Ken Daly ... Checker
Reggie Bannister ... Pilot
Ken Smolka Ken Smolka ... Olivia's Father
Brooke Bundy ... Olivia's Mother
Dean Scofield ... Olivia's Fiancé
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Camp der verlorenen Teufel See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Ultra Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Filmed in 1986 but not released in the United States until 3 years later. See more »

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As the start, the plane pilot castigates Gray for smoking near the fuel tanks. Which shows he's an actor, not an aviator. AV fuel has an extremely high flash point. You could drop a lit cigarette onto AV fuel and it still wouldn't catch alight. See more »

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[first lines]
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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Way above average action entertainment.....
13 July 2009 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Survival Quest" has enough originality and inspired photography to maintain interest throughout. What separates this film from similar, inferior efforts, is the strong character development. At first, things move rather slowly, as we get to know the strangers from the city who have signed on for the survival course. Once the paramilitary squad begins stalking them, the action comes at a rapid pace. The acting is above average for a low budget film, especially Lance Henriksen and Mark Rolsten. This ranks right up there with a similar little known hunted in the woods film, "Hunter's Blood", and is recommended viewing for action fans. - MERK


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