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« on: August 03, 2008, 04:00:20 AM »

Hi. I'm so glad I've discovered this forum because I've been looking for something like this for years. Just by searching through old posts, I've found the titles for two movies - The Peanut Butter Solution and Monster Squad - that have been pestering me for years.  Smile

But I still need help with at least one title. I can't remember whether the characters of this American 80's movie were in high school or college, but they were definitely school-age, and they were grouped according to various stereotypes, i.e. nerds, jocks, etc. I can't remember what they were competing for, but I know all the groups were color-coded (I think the nerds wore white), and one of the obstacles involved a golf course. Also, a van played an important part for one of the groups; I think the nerds were using it to store all their computer equipment. The final scenes take place in a hotel, possibly involving an escalator.

I'm sorry this sounds so vague, but you know how it is:  if I remembered anything else, I probably could have found it on my own!
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2008, 08:11:06 PM »

That sounds a lot like Midnight Madness.

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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2008, 09:29:13 PM »

It's definitely Midnight Madness.
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2008, 11:45:07 PM »

That's it!  Thank you.  Smile

It's funny:  I just wanted to know the title; I had no desire to watch the film, but now I'm really tempted to see it again. Is that the typical reaction?
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2008, 04:43:58 PM »

As soon as I saw the question, I knew it was "Midnight Madness." A piece of trivia from the film. That film was Michael J. Fox's theatrical debut.
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2021, 06:41:49 PM »

O.P. "LauraB" has confirmed that the Solution of MIDNIGHT MADNESS is correct (two posts up the thread). Please move to Solved + Thanks!
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