When eccentric campus genius Leon creates “The Great All Nighter,” he invites 5 teams to play his ultimate scavenger hunt. Now, a wild assortment of good guys, geeky nerds, bonehead jocks, mean rich kids and some very strange sorority sisters are off on an all night anything goes adventure all over Los Angeles. The clues are waiting. The game is on. Let the MIDNIGHT MADNESS begin!
David Naughton (AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON) Stephen Furst (ANIMAL HOUSE) and Eddie Deezen (GREASE) co-star in this outrageous ’80s comedy favorite that also features the movie debuts of Michael J. Fox and Paul (PEE WEE HERMAN) Reubens!
GENERAL DISC INFORMATION
DISTRIBUTOR :: Anchor Bay
CASE TYPE :: Amray
BOOKLET :: 1 page flier with a chapter list on one side and the original theatrical release poster on the other
RUNNING TIME :: 1 hour 52 minutes
ASPECT RATIO :: Standard (I believe the film was shot at this aspect ratio.)
SOUND MIX :: Dolby Surround 2.0
SPOKEN LANGUAGES :: English
CAPTIONS/SUB-TITLES :: None
MENUS :: 1 page menu
NAVIGATION :: Easy
PICTURE QUALITY :: Okay
WEBMASTER’S REVIEW :: WARNING — POSSIBLE SPOILERS
Okay, this is the barest of the barest bones DVDs out there. However, it still has one up on the Doc Hollywood because this disk is at least in the proper format. (Doc Hollywood is (evil) pan & scan).
The picture quality of this DVD is not crystal clear, but I highly doubt that the source material was any better. It does look marginally better than Anchor Bay’s previous VHS release and it is certainly passable for a film over 20 years old and a film that I’m sure no one at Disney ever thought anyone would want to own.
But how wrong they were, eh?
Disney/Buena Vista released this movie on their own label at a later date. The print is exactly the same and no extra features are offered. The front and back cover are different and it does not include the original poster art inside the package. Personally, I recommend the Anchor Bay release as it does at least include the original poster inside the package.