Scavenger Hunt (1979)


Film Review

Scavenger Hunt picture
Scavenger Hunt is an American film comedy first released on 21st December 1979, directed by Michael Schultz. Cinematography was by Ken Lamkin and the film was scored by Billy Goldenberg. It is based on a story by Steven Vail and stars Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Scatman Crothers, Ruth Gordon and Cloris Leachman.   It is a Melvin Simon Productions production, produced by Hana Cannon and distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Location filming was in Balboa Park - 1549 El Prado, San Diego, California, USA.   The film was released with the tagline: "Winner takes all!"   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 56 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Scavenger Hunt is: good - passable entertainment.

Other memorable films that have been directed by Michael Schultz include: Honeybaby, Honeybaby (1974), Cooley High (1975), Which Way Is Up? (1977) and Livin' Large! (1991). The actor Richard Benjamin has also appeared in: Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971), Deconstructing Harry (1997) and Pablo (2012).

Other recommended comedy films of the 1970s from USA that you may want to consider are: Mel Brooks's Blazing Saddles (1974), John Landis's National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Blake Edwards's The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), Mel Stuart's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and Mel Brooks's Young Frankenstein (1974).

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