Midnight Madness

Synopsis: Leon planned "The Great Allnighter" by picking college students to participate in his night long scavenger hunt. The five teams, each designated by colors white (nerds who hate green),green (meat machine who hate red), red (sorority sisters who hate green), yellow (good guys who play fair), and blue (cheaters who hate yellow) are given clues to solve, leading them to the next clue site hidden in the city. Michael J. Fox plays Scott,the younger brother,in his movie debut.
Genre: Comedy
Production: Buena Vista
 
IMDB:
6.5
PG
Year:
1980
112 min
37 Views

[Dramatic music playing]

[Disco song playing]

a night can be

for the brand new game?

A brand new game

and play with me

gonna be the same

When midnight madness

Starts to get to you

Doesn't matter what you say

Doesn't matter what you do

You gotta play

you've had your fun

to say good night

Don't say good night

has just begun

gonna last all night

When midnight madness

Starts to get to you

Doesn't matter what you say

Doesn't matter what you do

You gotta play

When midnight madness

Starts to get to you

Doesn't matter what you say

Doesn't matter what you do

You gotta play

you've had your fun

to say good night

Don't say good night

has just begun

[Honking horn]

gonna last all night

When midnight madness

Starts to get to you

Doesn't matter what you say

Doesn't matter what you do

Whoa-oh-oh-oh

When midnight madness

Starts to get to you

Doesn't matter what you say

Doesn't matter what you do

Whoa-oh-oh-oh

If you can't get | the class you want...

Just keep at it.

Sit on the teacher's desk | and camp out on his porch.

Do whatever you have to.

No. I couldn't do that.

Look. Flynch. | I know you can do it.

[Knock on door]

-Adam Larson? | -Yeah?

We've been asked to deliver this | to you at this time.

Who's it from?

He prefers to remain | anonymous at this time.

[Giggling]

Hi. Won't you come in?

What is this?

[Crunching]

What does this mean?

The most challenging | adventure of my life?

Please be seated.

And we'll get started.

[Music playing]

Since the dawn of time...

and intellectual stimulation...

in the form of games.

improved and perfected

countless varieties of games.

a major breakthrough

until tonight.

to participate

in this glorious event.

to meet the person...

all of this possible.

[Fanfare plays]

ALL:
Leon?

Please! Hold your applause.

Allow me to explain why | I've gathered you all here.

The five of you are invited-- | more accurately. Challenged--

to compete | in my latest creation--

The Ultimate Game...

which I call | The Great All-Nighter.

as a team captain...

to participate in the game...

in the following manner--

Sunshine?

LEON:
At the onset...

a complicated clue...

will lead them...

somewhere in the city.

its skill and wit...

to obtain the next clue.

to the next location...

and so forth.

The game will begin | Friday at sunset...

and continue | on through the night...

until one team | is the first to arrive...

at a final location. | the finish line.

will receive a trophy...

and, more importantly. | prove to the other teams...

that theirs | is the best group of all.

Whew.

Well, I'll see you all Friday.

Are there any questions?

[All laugh]

DONNA:
I can't believe this. | I can't believe that I sat...

WESLEY:
I've had enough of this. | I'm getting out of here.

[All chattering]

-We wasted a Thursday evening. | -This whole thing is silly!

[Door slams]

Oh, Leon. You poor thing. | After all that work...

They're not interested. | They won't to play your game.

Girls, do you think...

I would've spent a year | designing this game...

without taking every possibility | into account?

Those five team captains | were selected...

after months | of careful research.

Believe me, by Friday night...

every one of them | will be dying to play.

[Snorts]

And furthermore. | this frivolous pastime...

is designed | for mindless apes to play.

And then there is | the question as to whether...

football players belong | in an academic institution...

in the first place.

Let us be frank. | It is certainly no secret...

that these mentally deficient. | giant, uncivilized vulgarians...

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