Midnight Madness

1980 film directed by Michael Nankin

Midnight Madness is a 1980 comedy movie from Walt Disney Productions, starring David Naughton. The movie is about a group of college students who participate in an all night puzzle solving race. It is Michael J. Fox's first film role.

Midnight Madness
Directed byMichael Nankin
David Wechter
Written byMichael Nankin
David Wechter
Produced byRon Miller
StarringDavid Naughton
Michael J. Fox
Stephen Furst
Maggie Roswell
Eddie Deezen
Debra Clinger
Brad Wilkin
CinematographyFrank V. Phillips
Edited byNorman R. Palmer
Jack Sekely
Music byJulius Wechter
Distributed byBuena Vista Distribution
Release date
  • February 8, 1980 (1980-02-08)
Running time
112 min
CountryUnited States
Box office$2.9 million

The movie did not do well in theaters and many critics did not like it. However, the movie has gained a cult following, and has been the inspiration for many real-life puzzle and alternate reality games.


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