SURVIVAL QUEST earned its only superlative when a critic called it "one of the least visible movies ever to bear the fabled MGM logo." After the briefest of theatrical releases, it came out on videocassette in a double bill with another forgettable wilderness adventure, DAMNED RIVER.
SURVIVAL QUEST follows two sets of campers into California's Sierra Madre Mountain. One group is the Blue Legion, a gun-happy squad of teenaged boys under the command of tyrannical survivalist Jake Cannon (Mark Rolston). The other bunch, Survival Quest, is a sort of backpacking self-help group led
by humane mountain man Hank Chambers (Lance Henriksen). The beneficiaries of Hank's wisdo...