• Fletch (2003)


Release Date: June 15th, 2003

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 1998

PG |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher (Chevy Chase) might drive his editor (Richard Libertini) up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch goes undercover as a homeless man. Unaware of Fletch's true identity, businessman Alan Stanwyk (Tim Matheson) offers Fletch $50,000 to kill him. Intrigued, Fletch decides to unearth the full story behind the offer.

Cast: Chevy Chase, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Tim Matheson, Joe Don Baker, Richard Libertini, Geena Davis, M. Emmet Walsh, George Wendt

Director: Michael Ritchie

Genres: Comedy , Mystery

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: House, 1980s, Murder, Los Angeles, Investigation, Mystery, Hilarious, Quest, Suspenseful, Wife

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Admittedly, the storyline weaves all over the place, but no matter — Chase's performance and a plethora of daft and witty situations carry it past some structural rough spots. show more

  • 63
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Fletch needed an actor more interested in playing the character than in playing himself. show more

  • 88
    Gene SiskelChicago Tribune

    Fletch is more than funny; it's funny and exciting.[31 May 1985, p.A]

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